2019 kicked off with a pipeline full of opportunities for institutional investors. Some real estate deals have been on hold since last year and have been waiting for someone to seize the opportunity; others have been waiting for timing and conditions to be defined. The trend is caracterized by private equity funds which continue to buy strategic assets in order to enhance their portfolios whilst trying to commercialize already held assets to regain liquidity and maximize their total returns.
Post date: 23 Sep 2019
The document starts with a brief section listing the key outcomes of the Carbon Risk Real Estate Monitor (H2020 CRREM project).
Sections A provides an introduction to the CRREM project and background information on ‘stranding risk’. Section B describes global and EU policies on climate change mitigation as well as international standards on the assessment of greenhouse gases.
Post date: 10 Jul 2019
REbuild is international: every year the event presents the best case studies in Italy and across the world, to find radical, concrete, effective, market-based approaches. For this reason, the convention is held both in Italian and in English and involves several foreign speakers in order to hear firsthand experiences
(RE) MAKING CITIES
Post date: 17 Jun 2019
Established in 1990, MIPIM is A 4-day real estate event to meet the most influential players from all sectors of the international real estate industry.
It brings the entire value chain to together and gives unrivalled access to the greatest number of development projects and sources of capital worldwide.
Post date: 12 Feb 2019
The International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued a recent report stipulating that without drastic measures to cut carbon emissions, reduce energy use and remove carbon already in the atmosphere, we are “extremely unlikely” to meet the Paris Agreement goal of keeping global warming below 1.5C. With this new paradigm, it’s quite obvious what the to-do list should be for the production companies and large energy intensive ones.
Post date: 7 Dec 2018
Why life cycle assessment is so important for a green buildings? What benefits real estate developers can derive from certification? What factors need to be taken into account during the planning and implementation phase of sustainable building? How to encourage local and national governments to “build green”? What are the circular economy challenges for Lithuania and Europe? All these and other questions will be covered in this year’s conference.
KEY NOTE PROGRAMME
Post date: 5 Nov 2018
In 2018, GRESB scored and benchmarked the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of 432 European real estate funds and companies on behalf of 75 institutional investors. The data covers 78% of the listed real estate market in the region by market cap.
The average GRESB Score for the European real estate sector increased again in 2018, reaching 66 out of 100 (compared to 62 in 2017). Once again, listed entities scored higher than their counterparts in the private sector.
Post date: 26 Sep 2018
The Energy Union Framework Strategy includes energy efficiency as one of its five dimensions and states it is to be considered as an energy source in its own right. The ambitious Paris climate agreement also underlines the importance of energy efficiency. To realise its full potential, public funds will not suffice and private financing will have to be unlocked on a large scale.
Post date: 4 Sep 2017
A study from the German Energy Agency-Dena, based on a survey among decision makers of 20 important office building investors and 20 major renters of office areas in Germany has resulted in sustainability and energy efficiency becoming more and more important; yet the main decision criteria are still economic. The investors aim at high building values and low operation costs and high renting demand. These are the main reasons for the energy renovation of their buildings.
Post date: 8 Aug 2017
Die Deutsche Energie Agentur (dena) hat Entscheidungsträger von 20 wichtigen Büroimmobilieninvestoren und 20 großen Büroflächenmietern zu den Themen Energieeffizienz, Nutzungsdauern und Sanierungszyklen befragt. Die Ergebnisse zum Stellenwert der Energieeffizienz, zum derzeitigen Bürogebäudebestand und zur energetischen Beschreibung sind in der Studie zusammengefasst.
Post date: 8 Aug 2017