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REC awards: Don’t forget to vote

During the festive period, why not take a moment to have your say on 2017’s top performers in European real estate finance?

The reappearance of European CMBS

The European CMBS market has worked on a slow burn this year even by its own standards, with the first public deal creeping in just weeks before the end of 2017.

Residential finance: The European opportunity

Continental European markets offer developers and lenders opportunities to back residential projects.

Private real estate debt funds

The latest figures compiled by our data team show there are 29 Europe-focused debt funds with known targets above €100m currently fundraising.

Sony Center loan stands out among late-year deals

Real Estate Capital’s data on the latest UK and continental European real estate lending deals.

When a rate hike isn’t really a rate hike

The UK’s first interest rate rise in a decade has not ruffled feathers in the real estate market, and nor should it, comments Colliers' Walter Boettcher (pictured).

Residential finance: Capital housing in the UK

London’s luxury flats are out of favour with lenders, as they focus on what is deemed ‘affordable’ residential in the UK capital.

Europe needs a crash test

Work needs to be done, but ‘adjusted market value’ can alert property lenders to looming drops in value, in good time, argues Rupert Clarke (pictured) of the Property Industry Alliance

CREFC: Discussing the inevitable dip

Property debt professionals need to adapt to change, while preparing for a market correction, argued panellists at CREFC’s recent London conference.

Emerging trends: Debt tap remains on

Real estate professionals across Europe expect debt to remain liquid into 2018, amid a riskier market, reports Doug Morrison