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Retail survivors of the pandemic
Debt providers have been highly cautious of the troubled retail property sector in recent years. Now, some are taking a fresh look at parts of the market.
Results from CREFC Europe's Q2 2022 sentiment survey reveal fading optimism among real estate debt professionals in the wake of the war in Ukraine.
The cost of debt increased overall in Q1 2022, remaining stable only in Zurich, according to real estate investment service CBRE.
In a webinar last week, the French bank argued the provision of debt in European real estate markets has not been significantly impacted by political and economic factors.
To thrive in the new environment, asset managers must engage with their occupiers beyond just collecting rent.
Bernie McNamara
The rise of infrastructure and inclusion of listed equities and private credit have revolutionised the concept of real assets. Investors must now take a more holistic approach to portfolios, says CBRE Investment Management’s head of client solutions Bernie McNamara.
The refinancing of a portfolio of prime assets in France and Belgium demonstrates the lender’s belief in parts of the retail market, argues its head of European debt, Roland Fuchs.
Dan Pottorff, the manager’s head of debt investment, says Invesco’s determination to make the Birmingham asset more valuable over time was key to its decision to fund the project.

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