REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY

7 Ways to Achieve a Net Zero Emission Building

June 7, 2022

Zero Emission Building
The built environment has been one of the key contributors to rising emission levels across the globe, creating an immediate urge to build net-zero carbon emission buildings. A 2021 research paper titled – ‘How to build smart, zero-carbon buildings – and why it matters’ published by The World Economic Forum in 2021 reveals that buildings represent 39% of global greenhouse gas emissions, including 28% in operational emissions and 11% in building materials and construction.

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USING REAL WORLD SCENARIOS TO IMPROVE THE RESILIENCE OF PRIVATE INVESTMENT PORTFOLIOS

whitePaper | May 24, 2022

After the global financial crisis of 2008/9 (GFC), private markets have continued to expand at a tremendous pace as investors are increasingly attracted to the private asset class by a range of benefits such as better returns compared to traditional asset classes, a lower correlation with other assets and effective portfolio diversification. Spanning private equity, infrastructure, natural resources real estate and private credit, private markets have witnessed a period of phenomenal growth. Investors are committing to private markets in their search for stable income and/or superior returns.

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Increasing Housing Supply and Attainability

whitePaper | December 5, 2019

The goal of the task force’s work was to identify challenges to housing supply, and thus attainability for individuals and families across the income spectrum. Improving the process for approval of development projects, and the citizen participation element of the process, are two critical elements addressed by this report. The sustainability of the region’s economic health relies on an adequate supply of housing that workers can afford. Without a range of housing types, sizes, and price points, the region is unlikely to continue to attract and retain the employment base necessary to support continued economic growth.i A healthy, attainable housing market has been found to bring other benefits as well, including improved government finances, increased expenditures at local businesses, and lower infrastructure and service delivery costs.

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The Appeal of UK Core Long-Income Commercial Real Estate Investing

whitePaper | August 26, 2021

Diversification benefits have long been a driver for real estate allocations in multi- asset portfolios. The characteristics typically associated with underlying real estate of income stability and progression, scope for capital growth and tangible asset worth have served to counter the traditional shortcomings of illiquidity and imperfect information. These positive attributes are emphasized in long-income strategies, often reducing volatility and resulting in low correlations with traditional asset classes

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Retail Lending in a Post Covid World: Winners and Laggards

whitePaper | May 15, 2022

Retail Credit continues to gain prominence in India, rising from 20% of overall systemic credit in FY15 to c.30% now, driven by strong customer demand, lower NPAs and better margins compared to industrial/corporate lending. In FY21, retail credit clocked slower growth as private consumption plunged on account of the pandemic and its corresponding impact on economic activity. However, between FY21 and FY24, retail credit is expected to make a strong comeback and grow at 13-15%. Within the retail lending space, NBFCs (including HFCs) have competed strongly against Banks – across economic cycles. NBFCs have a market share of c. 40% in Retail Credit as compared to 20% market share in overall credit.

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THE TOKENIZATION OF REAL ESTATE

whitePaper | February 20, 2022

Real Estate as an investment has throughout history proven to be one of the strongest performing asset classes. As the largest asset class in the world with a combined estimated value of over $228 trillion, investing in Real Estate has many advantages over investing in stocks, bonds or mutual funds. The most notable benefits of investing in Real Estate and Real Estate-based financial products typically include: a predictable cash flow and ability to generate passive income, an improvable asset with the ability to appreciate in value, and an array of benefits surrounding leverage capabilities and tax advantages.

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Private Real Assets: Diversification creates resilience

whitePaper | August 5, 2021

Real assets are tangible, physical assets that have an inherent value deriving from their attributes and usefulness. The asset class includes commodities, land, precious metals, real estate, equipment and machinery, and natural resources. Occasionally, this definition is expanded to include an element of inflation protection, in which case financial assets such as Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) can also be included in the list. Private real assets also come with their own distinct challenges. They are typically illiquid and most suitable for institutional investors with a longer time horizon. Additionally, physical ownership of private assets such as those mentioned above requires a certain degree of operational expertise. Taking all of this into account, developing an optimal allocation to private real assets can become a complex process.

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