Estatements Magazine Archive

 

An estimated 80% of our lives are spent in buildings. But more than providing protection, places of employment, sport and entertainment, buildings also represent the world’s largest single asset class. The combined value of all our homes, offices, retail sites, theatres, stadiums and other forms of buildings have been estimated at a total of $228 trillion by Savills (2016). This exceeds by a third the total value of all stocks, shares and securitised debt combined. It is 12 times the annual GDP of the US and far exceeds the value of all gold ever mined ($7.5 trillion, World Gold Council 2017). Real estate is also deeply personal. Residential housing makes up by far the largest share of property ($168.5 trillion). For most people, a home represents the single largest financial investment they will ever make.

For more than a decade, estatements magazine has comprehensively examined issues associated with real estate, property investment and management. Based on the highly regarded work of PATRIZIA Research, estatements provides real estate investors and investment professionals with unique access to industry knowledge, derived through a unique network of expertise. As well as looking at the sector from all investment angles, we also examine opportunities and risks, consistently raising issues or sharing ideas and insights to explore new avenues and enter new realms in this most important of global industries.

To the man or woman on the street, a supermarket is simply a place to do the big weekly shop. But the industry’s retail giants are also often highly active in providing flats and homes at a time when…

To the man or woman on the street, a supermarket is simply a place to do the big weekly shop. But the industry’s retail giants are also often highly active in providing flats and homes at a time when…

Whenever I look at the telephone on my desk, I am instantly reminded of one of our company’s guiding principles. There’s a note glaring back at me. It reads: ‘Wir müssen nicht’ (we don’t have to).…

Whenever I look at the telephone on my desk, I am instantly reminded of one of our company’s guiding principles. There’s a note glaring back at me. It reads: ‘Wir müssen nicht’ (we don’t have to).…

Remember when Amazon was the place to buy books online? Now the US giant has brick-and-mortar bookstores in Seattle (its home town), Portland and San Diego. It has also just opened its first grocery…

Remember when Amazon was the place to buy books online? Now the US giant has brick-and-mortar bookstores in Seattle (its home town), Portland and San Diego. It has also just opened its first grocery…

Old building + lifestyle = designer hotel. A simple formula. Countless hotel owners have shown it works, using their creativity to convert run-down remnants into glittering masterpieces with brass…

Old building + lifestyle = designer hotel. A simple formula. Countless hotel owners have shown it works, using their creativity to convert run-down remnants into glittering masterpieces with brass…