Europe

How to secure development finance

With fewer quality assets in core London areas available, investors have increasingly looked to deploy capital in fringe areas. But how easy is it to finance investment property outside of core districts? And what things are lenders looking for?

The majority of lenders, whether traditional UK banks, investment banks, overseas banks, pension funds or other specialist debt funds, are willing to lend against real estate in core areas – they are comfortable with the location and transactions are driven largely by the quality of the lease and the covenant of the underlying tenant. Leverage is often pushed up, margins are…

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C&W predicts jump in European investment

Investment into European property will rebound with 6.3% growth in volumes in 2017 despite rising inflation and political volatility, forecasts from Cushman & Wakefield’s 2017… Read more »

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2016 global top 100 real estate owners

Only the US, China, Japan and Germany have GDPs larger than the total assets held by Estates Gazette Global’s top 100 real estate owners. This… Read more »

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Centres of excellence

The top 100 richest cities in the world account for around one-third of global GDP. To access 25% of available global output, you would need… Read more »

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