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.
March 08, 2019
To unlock capital, face new global challenges such as climate change and immigration, and build the cities of tomorrow, the European Union needs to encourage more stable and cross-border investments aligned with its long-term objectives. EPRA believes that the listed real estate sector is part of the solution.
December 03, 2018
In the wake of the recently published IPCC report, which made for chilling reading, it is clear that we need to take prompt action and deliver on the findings if we want to avoid a future with catastrophic consequences.
November 05, 2018
Real estate plays a crucial role in all aspects of our everyday lives. Listed real estate companies are the guardians of many of the highest quality assets in our cities and their contribution to the EU economy is more vital than ever.
November 30, 2017
In late November the European listed real estate sector came together for a Sustainability Workshop. The topics discussed were, among others, sustainable finance and the future of a more sustainable economy in Europe, ESG disclosure and green bonds.
November 29, 2017
EPRA’s Investor Outreach programme, which connects listed property companies with investors, may benefit from new European Union regulations that tighten up the rules governing corporate access, which come into force next year.
May 01, 2017
Dominique Moerenhout shares his initial thoughts on where EPRA’s focus will be
December 05, 2016
How can real estate businesses create a better balance of men and women in their leadership teams and reap the rewards this would deliver?
June 06, 2017
Europe needs deeper capital markets to strengthen investment in the long term, including investment into publicly listed property companies. Read EPRA's take on the Capital Markets Union