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Banks are buying into innovation

Real estate lenders’ investments in fintech start-ups demonstrate their keenness to catch up with the times.
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The mainstream is widening in real estate

As operational real estate becomes the norm across the property industry, so-called ‘alternative’ assets are no longer on the periphery for investors or lenders.

What we learned from this year’s Top 40 Lenders

Debt providers are exploring new sectors, alternative lenders’ influence is growing, and banks are keen to push their green credentials.

Generali’s real estate debt ambition demonstrates the opportunity seen by insurers

Insurance companies like the Italian giant are capitalising on institutional demand for real estate lending strategies.

Five trends from JCRA’s latest UK property debt report

A drop in lending activity, the appeal of operational assets and increased development finance are among the key findings highlighted by the debt advisor.
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What family offices want from real estate lenders

Matthew Van Lorson, from advisory firm Sanova Real Estate Finance, explains why family offices present an opportunity to property lenders.
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A sneak peek at Europe’s Top 40 Lenders 2019

Our annual list of debt providers having the greatest impact on European property markets will be published in September. Here’s a taste of it.
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Top 10: the best-read stories so far this year

From one of Europe’s largest insurers launching into real estate debt to a handy comparison of pay grades in the property finance market, here are our top stories of 2019 so far.

There are pieces to be picked up in Europe’s fractured retail landscape

A flurry of acquisitions this week demonstrate how the region’s brick-and-mortar shops remain in play for certain investors.
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Five reasons to consider financing data centres

The arrival of 5G, demand from ‘hyper-scalers’ and the need for facilities close to cities are among the factors supporting long-term growth.
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