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The slow-burning impact of rising rates

Last week’s UK interest rate hike is not an immediate cause for concern in the real estate debt market, but the gradual shift in monetary policy is a headwind.

Five reasons to finance UK residential developments

While certain areas of the market continue to struggle, debt providers are increasingly drawn to the sector’s fundamentals, which offer an oasis of opportunity in the country.

Lenders must not waste the Asia opportunity

Cosying up to Eastern money is a strategic must for European debt providers as strong demand from the continent for London offices mitigates Brexit outflows closer to home.

Germany’s sky-high property prices mean it’s all about the rent

Yields have reached a floor in the country, meaning investors and lenders should focus on assets with potential for rental growth.

Spanish banks want to play at development again

The financing of a shopping scheme in the country demonstrates banks’ returning appetite for real estate debt.

No need to beware a logistics bubble… yet

Soaring values should give lenders pause for thought, but European logistics fundamentals remain solid for now.

European student housing needs more lender support

Investing in university accommodation on the continent makes sense, but finance can be difficult to source, writes Raj Kotecha, co-founder of Amro Real Estate Partners.

The end of real estate finance?

If commercial property becomes a service industry, asset-level finance will become less relevant.

Are you one of Europe’s top lenders?

Our annual list of the most impactful real estate debt providers is in the works. Does your organisation deserve to be in it?

Real estate credit strategies face change of capital support

Some institutional investors appear to have had their fill of real estate debt funds, but others might just be getting started.

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