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Navigating the unknown 

COVID-19 has resulted in major operational and reporting challenges for investment managers. Read more

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Increasing Impact in Real Estate

As real estate fund managers have become increasingly keen to provide suitable products to meet institutional investors’ demand for real estate impact investments, INREV’s ESG committee has taken steps to provide more clarity and consistency in this important area. Read more

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Creating climate risk metrics for real estate markets

The building and construction sector produced 39 percent of energy and process-related carbon emissions globally in 20171  .It is also directly exposed to adverse climate events such as storms, flash floods, and extreme heat and cold, which are now expected to happen more frequently and with greater intensity. Read more

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Bias and Groupthink

Decision making is a fundamental part of investing. Unconscious bias, anchoring and group think are all examples of the ways in which outcomes of decisions can be influenced. Read more

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Bridging the fee transparency gap

Since 2015, global partners INREV, ANREV, PREA and NCREIF have been collaboratively striving to develop a set of global fee and expense metrics, and soon we’re set to mark the advent of a milestone when the Total Global Expense Ratio (TGER) will be available for implementation by the global non-listed real estate industry. Read more

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Tailoring the INREV Guidelines for vehicle types

INREV‘s guidelines are one of its most valuable resources – an integrated set of principles and recommendations for the non-listed industry, which can be used throughout the lifetime of a real estate investment vehicle. The INREV Guidelines encourage consistency, allow peer-to- peer comparisons and promote market transparency. Read more

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What’s in a number?

At present there is much debate about the best method for pricing open end funds, and in particular what works best for investors. Despite this, there has not been extensive research on this topic until recently. Read more

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Stand out from the crowd

Casper van Grieken, Senior Director at CBRE EMEA Capital Advisors and Stefan Sielias, Senior Consultant, told IQ why they find the INREV Assessment tool so useful and shared their thoughts on how the tool could help others. Read more

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A Clearer Lens on Investor Reporting

Easy access to regular valuation, financing and cash flow information on a vehicle in a standard structure has helped advance the professionalism of non-listed real estate. From its relatively opaque state barely ten years ago, the industry is beginning to get a clearer view of the structure of holdings and how their performance is evolving over time. Read more

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Striding towards global fee and expense metrics

INREV, ANREV, NCREIF and PREA have been collaborating since 2015 on the challenge of developing a set of global fee and expense metrics. We reached a key milestone along this road in May, with the publication of a global terminology and set of definitions, bridging the gaps between different regional standards. Read more