• An informal alliance of organisations with an interest in institutional investment in European real estate
The importance of real estate to the economy
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Commercial real estate plays a fundamentally important role in the real economy of Europe. It contributed EUR 427 billion to the EU economy in 2021, totalling 2.8% of the total European economy, and directly employs 4.2 million people. This updated (2022) report commissioned by INREV and EPRA explores real estate's role in the European economy. Download the report Download the infographic
November 17, 2022
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Real Estate: Helping to meet Europe’s pension needs
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As part of European Retirement Week, INREV and EPRA will hold a virtual event on “Real Estate: Helping to meet Europe’s pension needs” on Thursday, 1 December from 14:00-15:00 CET. The event will feature academic and investor perspectives on how pension funds’ and insurers’ investments in real estate deliver long-term stable income streams that match their pension liabilities. Real estate’s benefits as long-term investments, the diversification value it adds for better risk-adjusted returns and its contribution [...]
November 9, 2022
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Industry views on use of shell entities for tax purposes
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On 29 October, 12 industry associations representing real estate, private equity and venture capital sent a joint letter to the European Commission regarding the recent shell entities consultation. We argue that recently adopted measures targeting tax avoidance should be allowed to work before new measures are introduced. Download the joint industry position
November 9, 2021
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Real estate investment industry joins to support recovery from Covid-19 crisis
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On 6 May, 18 leading international and national real estate investment associations issued a joint statement highlighting the critically important role our industry plays in society and the economy in Europe and supporting government measures to recover from the financial impacts of the Covid-19 crisis. Click here to learn more.
May 6, 2020
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Brussels event highlights Sustainable Finance and Real Estate
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On 19 September European policy makers and real estate industry representatives met in Brussels to discuss the important role of real estate in meeting the challenges of financing a sustainable future in Europe. Martin Spolc, Unit Head responsible for sustainable finance in the European Commission spoke about the progress made by the experts group developing the EU’s Action Plan on sustainable finance. Results of the annual GRESB Real Estate Assessment and the current work of [...]
September 20, 2019
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