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Research PaperResearch Snapshot: MSCI Real Estate Report
This year's research snapshot explores the investment challenges facing the industry from the risks of late cycle investing to disruptive technology and how to incorporate ESG into your investment strategy. The snapshot also provides an overview of global property market trends across sectors and markets and as part of the wider MSCI business we also explore issues relevant to institutional investors, such as looking at real estate in a multi-asset class context.
Research PaperUK Lease Events Review – November 2019
MSCI and BNP Paribas Real Estate have long pursued a thorough understanding of UK leasing activity through real estate investment research. Now in its 21st year the UK Lease Events Review remains the go to assessment of the robustness of income flowing from commercial real estate assets. This research focuses on two distinct elements; new leasing trends in the marketplace and the effect on income when a lease event, such as a break or expiry, occurs. Such an understanding has grown in...
Research PaperClimate risk in private real estate portfolios: What’s the exposure?
As a long-term asset class, private real estate is especially vulnerable to climate-related events, such as water stress, hurricanes and flooding. The impact for investors could range from increased operational costs (e.g., damage to the property, repair costs) to the potential for higher insurance costs, property devaluation and in some extreme cases, the complete loss of the property. We analyzed physical risks in five real estate markets in different regions (Australia, South Africa, the...
Research PaperGlobal real estate performance in 2018
We present results and analysis from the MSCI’s Global Annual Property Index for 2018, identifying current asset-level real estate performance trends globally and by national market. Globally, income yields on private real estate assets remained at record lows for the year, while technological disruption had a growing impact on retail and industrial property performance. What were the consequences for real estate returns, at a global and national level?
Press ReleaseMSCI Announces Winners of Annual UK Property Investment Performance Awards
Research PaperPrivate Real Estate: Valuations and Sale Price Comparison Report 2019 Results
For mainstream financial asset classes, investment performance measurement is based on transaction prices. In contrast, direct real estate is well known for being an illiquid and heterogeneous asset class, making the establishment of purely price-based indexes problematic. In order to overcome these obstacles, MSCI’s private real estate indexes are constructed on the basis of professionally sourced open market valuations, i.e., price estimates based on a set of market process assumptions...
Research PaperReal Estate Market Size 2019
MSCI began systematically estimating the size of professionally managed real estate investment markets in 2004. These estimates are fundamental to the creation of the MSCI Global Annual Property Index and a range of other multinational indexes and benchmarks, and they provide insights into the coverage of MSCI’s direct property indexes. This paper sets out the 2019 market size estimates and explains the main changes between 2018 and 2019.
Research PaperFrench Barometer - 25th Edition
Dans cette 25ème édition du Baromètre MSCI, les plus grosses sociétés de gestion ajustent leurs anticipations pour 2019 et nous donnent leur vision du marché pour 2020. In the 25th edition of the French Barometer, the biggest investment companies adjust their anticipations on the French investment property market for 2019 and provide their vision for 2020.
Press ReleaseMSCI appoints Simone Bouch as Head of Australia and New Zealand Client Coverage
Research PaperMSCI / University of Ulster – Northern Ireland Commercial Property Report 2018
MSCI have collaborated with Ulster University for the last seven years to produce the Northern Ireland Commercial Property report. This unique report provides the only performance measurement analytics on the Northern Ireland market, and provides comparison with its European and Global peers.