Real estate markets and macroprudential policy in Europe

Boom-bust cycles in real estate markets have been major factors in systemic financial crises and therefore need to be at the forefront of macroprudential policy. The geographically differentiated nature of real estate market fluctuations implies that these policies need to be granular across

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The Opus Group® is a family of commercial real estate development, construction and design companies headquartered in Minneapolis with offices and projects across the country. Opus operates as an integrated, multidisciplinary team of design-build experts that collaborates with clients to deliver their vision through development, capital markets and finance; project management and construction; architecture, engineering and interior design. Opus has deep experience across multiple sectors, including industrial, office, residential, retail, healthcare and institutional.

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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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ABUNDX Whitepaper

whitePaper | June 30, 2022

One of the most universalsigns of success and prosperity is home ownership. It serves both as a source of stable, secure housing and as a long-term investment. The housing market is following a growing trend and is expected to continue to develop. While the main activities are carried out by thematic funds, rental management companies and construction companies, we note that citizens still face difficulties in accessing this market. These difficulties will be solved in the future thanks to the Blockchain industry, but also by Abundx, which will be an effective way to address the real need for democratisation of finance in the real estate industry.

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Building a Better Future

whitePaper | August 20, 2022

In today’s economy, many people around the world continue to face challenges with starting their businesses or funding affordable housing. Some of these hardships can include not funding land or building opportunities, scarcity in available residential properties to lease or purchase, and unreasonably priced housing options, which in some circumstances leads to homelessness.

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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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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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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 Opus Group®

The Opus Group® is a family of commercial real estate development, construction and design companies headquartered in Minneapolis with offices and projects across the country. Opus operates as an integrated, multidisciplinary team of design-build experts that collaborates with clients to deliver their vision through development, capital markets and finance; project management and construction; architecture, engineering and interior design. Opus has deep experience across multiple sectors, including industrial, office, residential, retail, healthcare and institutional.

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