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While e-commerce continues to drive demand for industrial and logistics property, the future of the sector is by no means certain.
As private real estate investors seek opportunities to buy studio space, lenders are increasingly willing to finance this niche property type.
Investors see the cost of inflation and climate change as the biggest issues for 2022.
The head of UK property finance at the company, which has lent £240m for new warehouses, says funding construction is a way to earn higher returns in the competitive sector.
The bank’s head of real estate for Iberia says the high quality of the Montepino Spanish logistics portfolio acquired by Bankinter Investment convinced it to provide a €470m loan.
Ali Otmar of Tristan Capital Partners and Ben Eppley of Apollo Global Management discuss a transaction, which Otmar says required the 'extreme end of flexibility'.
Following the bank’s €400m refinancing of a pan-European logistics portfolio for GLP, its managing director for special property finance says funding for multi-jurisdictional transactions is scarce.
Lockdowns have caused shoppers to head online, and investors to look increasingly at sheds.
Consultancy's latest Debt Map report shows there was little change to the terms in most prime office senior lending markets during Q1.
Commercial mortgage-backed securities issuance in Europe is gaining traction, with six deals launched so far this year.