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Sustainability in real asset investment

Sustainability in real asset investment

Sustainability in investment is a key theme of many of the real estate and real asset industry events taking place in 2020.

Will traditional real estate brokers be replaced by online services?

Will traditional real estate brokers be replaced by online services?

The property investment sector has been slow to embrace technology. Paper and handshakes are embedded in the character of the industry. But in …

Real estate bonds on the bound

Real estate bonds on the bound

In June 2020, in response to the fact that investors told us they were looking for low and medium risk opportunities in the current environment, …

The winds of change bring opportunity to the real asset sector

The winds of change bring opportunity to the real asset sector

Social and economic changes around the world over the last number of years have affected the real asset industry, with the COVID19 pandemic of …

What are real assets and what is their value in a portfolio?

What are real assets and what is their value in a portfolio?

Real assets are what the real world is built with. In this period of huge growth and change in the real world, real assets are also experiencing …

Real Estate as an investment class

Real Estate as an investment class

An asset class is a category of securities that shares similar characteristics with an economic value that can provide income to its holder.

What is a Club deal in real estate? Comparison with crowdfunding and syndication

What is a Club deal in real estate? Comparison with crowdfunding and syndication

At BrickVest, our investment opportunities are structured as club deals. A club deal brings together a limited number of private investors who …

The different Capital types / Investment instruments

The different Capital types / Investment instruments

The capital sources in commercial real estate are either debt or equity and can be broken down into four main categories which are common …

Direct or Indirect Investing: Real Estate Investment Types

Direct or Indirect Investing: Real Estate Investment Types

Investing in real estate can be done in two ways: directly or indirectly. Direct investing comprises investments in single asset and portfolio …

Commercial Real Estate Asset Classes (or Property Types) explained

Commercial Real Estate Asset Classes (or Property Types) explained

Commercial real estate can be broken down into four main categories, also called asset classes or property types. Each one having pros and cons …

Real Estate Investment strategies: definitions and examples

Real Estate Investment strategies: definitions and examples

Four main strategies are defined in the real estate investment process. They are core, core +, value add and opportunistic. It is important for …

Die Prospektpflicht ist wichtig (interview for IZ)

Die Prospektpflicht ist wichtig (interview for IZ)

Am 21. Juli tritt in Deutschland ein neues Wertpapierprospektgesetz in Kraft. Bei der Emission müssen Unternehmen künftig erst ab einem Volumen …

Tech-Savvy Family Offices Eye Real Estate Online

Tech-Savvy Family Offices Eye Real Estate Online

A new generation of tech-savvy investment officers are providing family offices with access to buoyant global property markets via new …

Funding real-estate developments in crowds doesn’t have to be crowdfunding

Funding real-estate developments in crowds doesn’t have to be crowdfunding

In 2014, the real-estate ‘crowdfunding’ industry boomed to become a billion dollar industry and according to a recent report from Massolution, …

The fintech evolution of the real estate industry

The fintech evolution of the real estate industry

Real Estate investments have long been left behind within the investment world which otherwise has been significantly transformed by technology. …