Opportunity-Knocking

So the $8,000 first-time home buyer tax credit came to an end on April 30, 2010. Lots of
home buyers got to take advantage of it, and for many others, the timing wasn’t right – or they
didn’t find just the right home within that time frame. If you’re among them, here’s the good
news: it’s still a great time to buy. In fact, as one door closed, several others, along with many
windows, opened.

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Castleforge Partners

Castleforge Partners (formerly known as Mercer Real Estate Partners) was founded in 2010 by Brandon Hollihan and Michael Kovacs. To date Castleforge Partners has invested over £500 million of asset value throughout the UK and generated average returns in excess of underwritten expectations across numerous historic realisations.

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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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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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Trends Capturing the Attention of CRE in 2020

whitePaper | January 24, 2020

As the digital age accelerates the rate in which these new developments appear and the effects they can have, it's more important than ever for real estate professionals to stay a few steps ahead of the game. 9 of the biggest trends we see impacting the real estate industry in 2020 and beyond include, but are not limited to expanding tenant Experience, construction Industry and skilled labor shortage bringing Business Payments into the digital age, data security, cybersecurity and tenant data privacy.

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7 Ways to Achieve a Net Zero Emission Building

whitePaper | June 7, 2022

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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Emerging trends in real estate 2021

whitePaper | April 1, 2021

Emerging Trends in Real Estate® is a trends and forecast publication now in its 42nd edition, and is one of the most highly regarded and widely read forecast reports in the real estate industry. Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2021, undertaken jointly by PwC and the Urban Land Institute, provides an outlook on real estate investment and development trends, real estate finance and capital markets, property sectors, metropolitan areas, and other real estate issues throughout the United States and Canada.

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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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Spotlight

Castleforge Partners

Castleforge Partners (formerly known as Mercer Real Estate Partners) was founded in 2010 by Brandon Hollihan and Michael Kovacs. To date Castleforge Partners has invested over £500 million of asset value throughout the UK and generated average returns in excess of underwritten expectations across numerous historic realisations.

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