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  • Swiss Life - RE Switzerland

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    Real Estate House View - Switzerland 2022

    2022-03-01T11:01:00Z

    The residential sector in Switzerland has a surprise in store in 2021: the 12-year rise in the vacancy rate came to an end. On 1 June 2021, 9.5% fewer apartments were empty. One driver was the increased net immigration from abroad.

  • Real Estate House View - United Kingdom 2022

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    Real Estate House View - United Kingdom 2022

    2022-03-01T10:44:00Z

    Retail warehouse capital values grew 7.0% in Q4 2021 alone, roughly eight times the rate of other retail segments. This statistic helps illustrate the divergance in performance between different retail segments.

  • Swiss LIfe - March 2022 insights

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    Swiss Life - Insights: March 2022

    2022-03-01T10:02:00Z

    The Swiss Life Asset Managers’ European Thematic Cities Index (TCI) compares European cities across the five Cs. It identifies those most likely to be resilient in the face of unrelenting structural change as well as their individual strengths and weaknesses. We translate the five Cs into city specific themes that resilient cities will need.

  • Swiss Life - RE Europe 2022

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    Real Estate House View - Europe 2022

    2022-03-01T09:08:00Z

    The ongoing demand for real estate has in recent years turned former niche sectors (logistics, healthcare) into pioneers, and we are hearing of new ones such as life science, data centres and self-storage.

  • Real Estate House View - Europe 2021

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    Real Estate House View - Europe 2021

    2021-03-02T11:35:00Z

    While e-commerce growth in Europe is thought to have averaged at around 10% in 2020, China may have experienced up to 30% growth. It is all about live streams, interaction via social media and being part of the product and its use over the phone. There is a “consumer-centric” vibrancy in China’s e-commerce market, while the west has a “tech driven”, top down approach. 

  • Real Estate House View - Switzerland 2021

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    Real Estate House View - Switzerland 2021

    2021-03-02T11:15:00Z

    The current resilience of the swiss real estate market largely stems from its focus on the residential sector. As rents are not directly impacted by the lockdown measures, investors are therefore focusing on this “safe haven”. 

  • Real Estate House View - United Kingdom 2021

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    Real Estate House View - United Kingdom 2021

    2021-03-02T11:06:00Z

    The future of office has been the subject of fierce debate. The pandemic has proven both the extent to which work can be done from home and the limits of this. 

  • Real Estate House View - Switzerland

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    Real Estate House View - Switzerland

    2020-09-23T09:56:00Z

    Residential market with stable first half 2020 performance investor uncertainty and lower population growth on the demand-side leading to lower rental levels in peripheral regions - tight market conditions within dense metropolitan city centres. 

  • Real Estate House View - United Kingdom

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    Real Estate House View - United Kingdom

    2020-09-23T09:51:00Z

    Total return over H1 2020 equated to -3.3% compared to +0.3% over H2 2019 based on the MSCI UK quarterly index.

  • Real Estate House View - Europe

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    Real Estate House View - Europe

    2020-09-23T09:16:00Z

    Covid 19 lockdowns led cars being replaced wit cyclists traversing back streets from Bogota to Barcelona. Extensive pop-up bike lanes have appeared. The current reopening of economies offers society the opportunity to reimagine city transportation. 

  • Real Estate House View - Switzerland

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    Real Estate House View - Switzerland

    2020-04-03T10:36:00Z

    Steady performance despite economic cooling: low interest rate environment keeps investors ’ demand up in real estate and supports overall values. 

  • Real Estate House View - Europe

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    Real Estate House View - Europe

    2020-04-03T10:25:00Z

    While currently gastronomy is claimed to be the solution for vacant retail space (although at lower rents due to lower margins!) the food delivery business will become a space disruptor in the near future. While companies like Uber Eats, Deliveroo and takeaway.com are already visible in public, popular new formats such as shadow kitchens or home delivery of groceries are on the rise.