Independent Contractor Status in Real Estate

A recent wave of litigation is challenging the longstanding practice within the real estate industry of brokers choosing to classifying real estate agents as independent contractors, as opposed to employees.

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Growthbuilt

Growthbuilt has earned a reputation as one of Australia's leading tier 2 construction companies, providing quality, innovation and expertise across projects in the Commercial, Residential, Hospitality, Aged Care, Education, Mixed Use, Student Accommodation, Retail, and Hotel sectors for nearly 14 years.

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Clear and Independent Institutional Investment Analysis

whitePaper | May 11, 2022

We provide institutional investors, including pension funds, insurance companies and consultants, with data and analysis to assess, research and report on their investments. We are committed to fostering and nurturing strong, productive relationships across the institutional investment sector and are continually innovating new solutions to meet the industry’s complex needs. We enable institutional investors, including pension funds, insurance companies and consultants, to conduct rigorous, evidence-based assessments of more than 5,000 investment products offered by over 700 asset managers. Additionally, our software solutions enable insurance companies to produce consistent accounting, regulatory and audit-ready reports.

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ESG White Paper of ANGULARIS

whitePaper | September 15, 2022

For us at ANGULARIS,the topic of sustainability is atthe center of everything we do. As an owner-managed and independent project developer, asset and investment managerintherealestatesector,weoperateinanindustrythatplaysakeyroleinthe sustainable development of our society. In Germany buildings are responsible for around40%ofemissions.

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LJ Federal Budget Resi Final SP

whitePaper | June 1, 2021

There is more money for businesses, households and infrastructure. However, the success of the government’s economic recovery plan hinges on how effectively and quickly the new budget measures can create new jobs and assist industries that are reliant on having our international borders open.

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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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The International Real Estate Index — A hedge against expected inflation

whitePaper | June 10, 2022

Real estate has long had the reputation of being at least a partial hedge against inflation, since both rental income and property values typically respond positively to inflationary pressures. The iSTOXX Developed and emerging Markets ex uSA PK Vn Index (“Int’l Real estate Index”) has lived up to this reputation historically and is continuing to do so in the current inflationary environment.

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The 3C’s of ESG in Real Estate

whitePaper | October 14, 2022

ESG is seriously lacking structure. This may not be ground-breaking news, but frustrations are not tempering any time soon. In the real estate sector specifically, a place where scrutiny is feverishly increasing, there is a real lack of consensus as to what an ESG integrated portfolio actually looks like. Sustainability strategies are stagnating, targets are not being met and there’s no uniformed approach to benchmarking as everyone is doing their own thing. That’s not to criticise organisations’ best intentions but without a uniformed approach to ESG, only confusion and apprehension will continue to remain.

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Growthbuilt

Growthbuilt has earned a reputation as one of Australia's leading tier 2 construction companies, providing quality, innovation and expertise across projects in the Commercial, Residential, Hospitality, Aged Care, Education, Mixed Use, Student Accommodation, Retail, and Hotel sectors for nearly 14 years.

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