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Global Trends in Real Estate Finance / Edition 1

Global Trends in Real Estate Finance / Edition 1

by Graeme Newell, Karen Sieracki


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ISBN-13: 9781405151283
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/07/2010
Series: Real Estate Issues Series
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Graeme Newell, Professor of Property Investment, School of Construction ,Property and Planning, University of Western Sydney

Karen Sieracki, director of KASPAR Associates Ltd - property research

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Table of Contents



Part I: Products

1. Global REITs universe continues to expand and develop (Lijian Chen and Thomas I. Mills).

Global core real estate universe: $8 trillion and growing

Why have REITs succeeded?

REIT proliferation: thriving in 18 countries and counting

Early growth cycle: only the tip of the iceberg

Relative risk and return

2. The US real estate investment trust (REIT) market (Will McIntosh).


The evolution of US REITs

US REITs: creation to 1993

US REITs: the Modern Era

The investment performance of REITs

The future of REITs

3. Progress on REIT regimes in Europe (Simon Clark and Tom Road, Linklaters, Olivier Mesmin, Baker McKenzie, Matthias Roche).


Developments in France: SIIC 2/3/4 and the OPCI

OPCI: ‘the non-listed SIIC’

The German REIT


EU law and REITs: what are the issues?

4. Listed Property Trusts in Australia (Graeme Newell).

Background to LPTs

LPT regulatory framework

LPT profile

LPT performance analysis

Recent issues in the strategic development of LPTs

Changing LPT and property landscape in 2007–2008


5. Asian REITs: playing the yield game (Joseph T.L. Ooi and Neo Poh Har).

REIT markets in Asia

Ways to enhance distribution yield

Yield-accretive acquisitions


6. European real estate unlisted vehicles: a mature market now or is there more to come? (Karen Sieracki).


Characteristics of European real estate unlisted vehicles

Performance of European real estate unlisted vehicles

Management fees

Discussion and conclusion

7. Constructing a Global Real Estate Investment Index (Ian Cullen).


Top down or bottom up?

Rolling out national market indices

The first IPD multi-market index – the pan-European

…and finally the world – IPD’s first global index

8. Property derivatives (Gary McNamara).


The history and innovation behind the property derivatives market

The drivers for change

Pricing and underlying index activity

Alternative indices and products being traded

Has the market achieved the results expected of it?

How have derivatives changed the market place?

Future expectations, unintended consequences and lessons learned


9. Property markets in central and eastern Europe (Stanley McGreal, Jim Berry and Alastair Adair).


Development of real estate markets

Property markets, data availability and economic competitiveness

Bank lending on property in central and eastern Europe


10. Islamic finance and Shariah compliant real estate investment (Ali Parsa, University of Ulster, and Ali Muwlazadeh).


Defining SCI

Shariah funds in the research agenda


PART II: Processes

11. Socially responsible property investment – background, trends and consequences (Thomas Lutzkendorf and David Lorenz).


Social responsibility and sustainable development – background

The principles for responsible investment

Trends and concepts within the property market

The benefits of sustainable buildings and of SRIs

Criteria and assessment tools

Realisation of SRPIs

Implications for property professionals

Conclusion and recommendations

12. Corporate governance in the real estate industry (Prof. Dr. Karl-Werner Schulte, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schäfers and Nicolas Kohl).


Reasons for the rising importance of corporate governance

Existing corporate governance principles for the real estate industry

Impact of corporate governance on firm value

Research agenda for corporate governance in the real estate industry


13.The future of real estate education (Tony Key).


The demand for real estate skills

Paradigms for real estate education

A real estate body of knowledge

The methods of real estate education

The future of real estate education


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