In an insightful end-of-year study, asset manager Real I.S. AG, the real estate subsidiary of Munich-based Landesbank BayernLB, has analysed property investment funds’ key risk indicators and classified real estate classes and market segments... Read more



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It takes about 18 months for an investment in listed real estate to shed the influence of the general equities market and to start mirroring the performance of the companies’ underlying portfolio, according to new research by MSCI for the European... Read more


Numbers and figures

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German real estate Spezialfonds have generated their highest annualised total return since 2009, according to MSCI. The IPD German Quarterly Spezialfonds index (SFIX), which now covers 180 funds with a net asset value of €45.1bn, posted an... Read more


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JLL's VICTOR index of prime office prices in Germany’s Big Five cities rose by a median 1.3% in 1Q16 (compared to +2.5% in Q3 2015, +1.8% in Q4 2015) as a lack of product and rising uncertainty in the markets has seen growth slowing since 3Q15. Read more


numbers and figures, index

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German real estate Spezialfonds achieved their best annual performance since 2009, according to the MSCI SFIX index, returning 3.4%. German funds performed better than those funds with a European focus. However, analysis by MSCI shows that the gap... Read more