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Latest Monthly Brief
November 30, 2021
This month the world turned its attention to Glasgow and to COP26. EPRA fully supports the international drive towards addressing climate change as expressed during COP26. With buildings accounting for 40% of energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions in the EU, any hope of delivering the Paris Agreement goals is dependent on the real estate sector's actions to reduce this impact.
October 28, 2021
This week EPRA is holding its virtual Asia Week with 55 one-on-one and group meetings arranged between six European property companies and Asian investors. Our event calendar is busy for the rest of the year with many events on ESG and in the investor outreach domain. Our annual request for research proposals is open until November 19.
September 30, 2021
We kick-started the academic year with our five-days Conference, held once again in a virtual format. During the research session at the event, we presented an update to the Covid-19 impact study prepared by Oxford Economics. The EPRA Conference was also an occasion to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Sustainability Best Practices Recommendations and the unveiling of the Awards results. With ESG one of the leitmotivs of the Conference and increasingly our day-to-day business, we invite to discover our latest materials dedicated to the EU Taxonomy and to green bonds
Latest Press Releases
January 12, 2022
On January 12, 2022, EPRA launched the EPRA Developers Research Benchmark, a non-commercial benchmark designed to allow its constituents to assess themselves against each other.
December 21, 2021
It was EPRA’s view from the beginning of the process that the uniqueness of REITs may require a tailored solution, and we highly appreciate the decision the OECD has taken for the REIT sector.
November 12, 2021
Buildings account for 40% of energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions in the EU. Any hope of delivering the Paris Agreement goals is dependent on the real estate sector’s actions to reduce this impact.
Latest Articles
September 04, 2019
By 2050, 70% of the global population will be living in cities. But many city-dwellers feel trapped and hesitate to find new accommodations or jobs. City centres must remain accessible and welcoming, especially for the middle classes, which are an economic driver - writes Méka Brunel, CEO of Gecina.
May 15, 2019
Against a backdrop of low interest rates and an ageing population yields that are significantly higher than government bonds are particularly attractive to institutional investors such as pension funds. This is one of the reasons we have seen increased allocation to European listed real estate from institutional investors in recent years.
April 25, 2019
Listed real estate produced the second highest average institutional investment returns in the Netherlands (2005-2016) across eight major asset classes, an EPRA-sponsored study by researchers CEM Benchmarking of European institutional investors has concluded.
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