Moor Park Capital Partners just announced their advising a consortium of investors toward a £700 million sale and leaseback of 12 Spire Healthcare hospitals. Specialists in corporate finance and real estate transactions, Moor Park is directed by led by Gary Wilder, Shemeel Khan and Jagdeep Kapoor.
Real estate funds that favor a riskier approach are more likely to have leverage determine their underperformance, as shown by a recent study published by the Urban Land Institute (ULI). To reach its conclusions, the study employed a model which measured leverage impact on underperformance for 169 core, value-added and opportunistic funds.
After reaching record highs in property prices in 2012, activity on Norway’s housing market is expected to drop in 2013 as new policies are introduced. According to a release by two industry associations, house prices will still rise this year, but the percentage would be somewhere between 4 and 6, after a 7.7% spike in 2012.
Property business in Bali is expected to present promising opportunities in 2013, the Bali chapter of Real Estate Indonesia predicting an overall 15% growth fueled by island’s positive economic growth estimated for the next year. According to the chapter’s chairman, Dewa Putu Selawa, business in the property field was expected to grow and reach a record growth in 2013 compared to previous years.
Safety seems to be the top concern for global real estate investors as they favor properties in the US, Asia or Western Europe. The safe bets trend was identified by the latest Global Investor Sentiment Survey by Colliers International. According to the report, most international investors keep eyeing the same “safe” markets which include London, Paris, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich and New York.
The number of residential properties for sale has reached the lowest lever in this decade, while prices on the very few transactions have gone up. This is quite the opposite of what analysts, researchers and academics have predicted, as they had expected a wave of foreclosure sales to flood the market and cause prices to drop, affecting property sales for years to come.
National home prices in the US are still on an uptrend, registering the sixth consecutive month of growth in September 2012, as shown by data released by the indices analyzing the country’s major metropolitan areas, S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price. The report also shows that home prices in Q3 were up 3.6 percent compared to the same [...]
The Real Estate Marketing Insider (REMI) has recently found that the San Diego real estate inventory is in freefall. This could threaten the recovery of the industry in the area. As a result of the low inventory of available homes in San Diego County, the area is seeing rising home prices, a situation potentially threatening [...]