Investing in Middle Market Real Estate: Q&A With Kingbird’s Ken Munkacy
Aug 1. 2019
Family office investments in real estate have traditionally focused on either top-tier luxury real estate or entry-level affordable housing located in major cities. Kingbird Investment Management, the real estate subsidiary of Puerto Rico-based Grupo Ferré Rangel–a century old, family-owned investment holding company–sees this as an opportunity to bet on workforce and student housing in overlooked cities with less competition.
Investors Pursue Unconventional Real Estate Assets
Frank Rolfe Co-owner Mobile Home University Family offices and institutional investors are increasingly making contrarian bets on unconventional real estate assets. Mobile home parks, billboards and forestland are ...READ MORE
Is Brexit Creating Real Estate Investment Opportunities?
Sep 24 - 28. 2018
For a decade after the financial crisis, London’s real estate attracted global capital. According to data tracked by Bloomberg, the price of the average London house bottomed out in 2009 and subsequently doubled until this year.
Asian Wealth Continues to Power Global Real Estate
Asian investors dominated global real estate last year and are very likely to do so this year as well, according to a report by Cushman & Wakefield. The Global Investment Atlas 2018 study found that property investments reached an all-time high of $1.62 t...READ MORE
South Korean warehousing investments riding e-commerce surge
Deutsche Bank’s asset management division DWS completed a $US 57 million deal to purchase a fully completed warehouse from LaSalle in Icheon City, south of Seoul. “Boosted by the growth of e-commerce in the region, a healthy leasing market, l...READ MORE
Australian commercial property market interestingly poised
Family offices should keep an eye out for what’s happening in the Australian real estate sector. First of all, the government is pushing for less vacancies in residential properties. Heavy Chinese investments in real estate have been pushing prices up, while the middle-class renting population has not been able to ramp up on income. Which means more lots going empty even though demand has not abated. To counter that, for example, the New South Wales government raised the stamp duty for foreign investors fr...READ MORE