REITs

Heitman commits to 2030 carbon neutral target

Global real estate investment management firm Heitman has committed to the ambitious target of becoming net carbon neutral for its global private equity real estate portfolio by 2030. Laura Craft, Chicago-based senior v.p., head of global ESG strategy, says that

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Charting a course to the future

Charter Hall Group (ASX:CHC) delivered one of the surprises of earnings season last week, once again exhibiting the importance of quality when it comes to investments in property.

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Pandemic calls forth another capital raising

It seems that every day another ASX listed company is announcing a capital raising with mixed results. Most recently, Vicinity Centres revealed a $1.4 billion capital raising and an analyst is telling investors to subscribe. The shopping centre landlord successfully

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REITs: victims of fashion

A dedicated allocation to ASX listed REITs is largely an Australian idiosyncrasy as a legacy from the high weight and structural elements of the property trust sector in its heyday. The 2009 financial crisis should have put paid to the

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Property fund market back in favour

The listed property fund market is moving back onto analysts’ ‘buy’ lists after a disappointing year in 2016/17. Over the past couple of weeks one analyst has changed its sector rating to ‘outperform’, while another has said conditions are right

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BlackRock LPT rated gold

Managed fund researcher Morningstar has given the BlackRock Indexed Australian Listed Property fund a ‘gold’ rating, based on its well executed passive strategy and its low cost. Morningstar says the Australian listed real estate investment trust (REIT) market is well

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Rumble in the Jungle

Online retailer Amazon has confirmed that it will set up operations in Australia. The company says it is looking for a warehouse (what the company calls a fulfilment centre), which may be the first of many. It is also looking

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Charting a course to the future

Charter Hall Group (ASX:CHC) delivered one of the surprises of earnings season last week, once again exhibiting the importance of quality when it comes to investments in property.

More »

BlackRock LPT rated gold

Managed fund researcher Morningstar has given the BlackRock Indexed Australian Listed Property fund a ‘gold’ rating, based on

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Rumble in the Jungle

Online retailer Amazon has confirmed that it will set up operations in Australia. The company says it is

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