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Property, Credit Crunch and Investment – Part III

To analyze the development we start from the net rent, obtained from comparables, and the realized sale’s value. Given the risk premium, which for simplicity we assume to be the same for the residential and commercial part, we find a corresponding opportunity cost of 4% reflecting the tight condition of the mortgage market. Since inflation… Read More »

Property, Credit crunch and Investment – Part II

The development scheme, realized with a traditional procurement route, consists of 10 storey residential building with retail space at the ground floor. It consists of a NIA of 1790 sqm, excluding 160 sqm of common areas and a total GIA of 2175 sqm. The retail NIA is 170 sqm (2 shops of 70 sqm and… Read More »

Property, Credit crunch and Investment – Part I

This short analysis is prepared to assist a private sector house builder facing the credit crunch. In the next posts we provide strategies and insights in evaluating the development scheme and improving its performances… Location Analysis The site has the advantage of strategic location nearby the City of London. We found only a small number… Read More »

Property Portfolio Management, Portfolio Structure – Part IV

Pension investing is more a process of matching assets to liabilities, with the ultimate objective being to pay retirement income. Usually a young plan can afford greater risk because of longer time horizons. The solvency of pensions and insurers suffered as yields fell because it increased the present value of their liabilities, which were difficult… Read More »