Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2016

Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2016 reflects the views of individuals who completed surveys or were interviewed as a part of the research process for this report. The views expressed herein, including all comments appearing in quotes.

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Urban Renaissance Group

As one of the leading full-service commercial real estate firms in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle-based Urban Renaissance Group (URG) is engaged in acquisitions, development, management and ownership in the Seattle and Bellevue, WA, Portland, OR and Denver, CO markets.

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The future of real estate investing

whitePaper | August 11, 2021

The investments business does not have a reputation for innovation. New regulations or technologies occasionally spur change, but fiduciary concerns and a need for predictability largely preclude sudden shifts in modus operandi. Several converging factors now threaten to upend the status quo, bringing an unprecedented revolution that is forcing both investors and asset managers to reexamine their beliefs, processes, and infrastructure.

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Realty Bytes

whitePaper | July 1, 2021

The second wave of COVID-19, which has been extremely severe, has taken people and the establishment by surprise. Although the real estate sector was profoundly impacted during the COVID-19 outbreak, the nature of challenges in the first wave was different. As a result of the strict nationwide lockdown, construction activities were brought to a standstill, leading to mass exodus of labour migrants. Post the first wave of COVID-19, the sector witnessed an unprecedented recovery led by a significant increase in sales of residential spaces across the country.

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EstateX

whitePaper | March 16, 2022

EstateX’ mission is to make investing in real estate accessible to everyone. Investing in real estate properties used to be exclusive to high net-worth investors either because the investor was obliged to acquire an entire property or because of minimum initial investment requirements to invest in a private real estate fund. Furthermore, real estate is known for its illiquid nature. Hence, ESTATEX is ready to decentralize ownership of real estate and improve liquidity in the real estate market.

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Real Estate Protocol Global Real Estate Blockchain Cloud Platform

whitePaper | November 15, 2021

i-house.com has been positioned as a global real estate blockchain cloud platform since its preparation stage. Its mission is to integrate global real estate markets with the blockchain mechanism. Through joining blockchain and real estate, the real estate developer, financial institutions and their users can be connected and the transaction of real estate can be made a part of “digital credit society”, therefore constituting a pivotal supporting part of the economic development. All owners and investors will become beneficiaries of i-house.com real estate blockchain.

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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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Real Estate and Real Innovation

whitePaper | March 23, 2022

“The real estate industry is facing numerous challenges ...” — this is often the opening sentence to current articles about the future of the industry. And indeed, the real estate industry is moving more and more into the public eye due to increasing socio-political and regulatory tasks. The tasks range from the creation of affordable living space in the housing industry and the need to adapt development models on the commercial property market to the new workplace models. In addition, those involved in the market must equally deal with the changed view of sustainability criteria, which are now summarized under the abbreviation ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance).

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Urban Renaissance Group

As one of the leading full-service commercial real estate firms in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle-based Urban Renaissance Group (URG) is engaged in acquisitions, development, management and ownership in the Seattle and Bellevue, WA, Portland, OR and Denver, CO markets.

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