The last two crises were predictable and another debt-fuelled crash can be avoided, senior industry figures have concluded. Daniel Cunningham reports
From major consultancies to boutique shops, real estate debt advisors are vying to handle European property finance mandates, writes Lauren Parr
While real estate debt intermediaries have been a feature of the US market for decades, the need for them simply did not exist this side of the Atlantic, until this cycle.
Legal & General’s three-year loan to GreenOak demonstrates how insurance companies are laying their roots in unfamiliar territory, writes Daniel Cunningham
Real Estate Capital profiles debt advisory firms active across Europe. By Lauren Parr, Doug Morrison and Alicia Villegas
The real estate debt markets are flush with liquidity and it would be timely for sponsors to evaluate their borrowings and get ahead of their requirements, argues Riaz Azadi, managing director at Eastdil Secured
A big deal in its native US, real estate debt intermediary HFF has opened in London. Daniel Cunningham examines its potential impact on Europe
Brexit remains the dominant economic and political issue in the UK, but its effect on the real estate lending market has so far been muted. By Stuart Watson
The traditional summer slowdown did not seem to to have too detrimental an effect on Europe's real estate finance market, with several deals closed between late June and late August.
Investors are taking a bleak view of the coming year, according to the results of the latest Colliers International and Real Estate Capital Investor Pricing Survey.
The latest figures compiled by our data team show there are 26 Europe-focused debt funds with known targets above €100m currently fundraising.