Pierre Kreemer

Pierre Kreemer

Real Estate: Elevating the technology and data agenda

Real Estate players have not always been early adopters when it comes to technology according to Oxford University (PDF | 3.4Mb). The trust in a well-established operating model, the lack of industry best practices and knowledge in the digital space have all been major factors for late technology adoption. However, the pandemic was a catalyst toward transform […]

2020 ALFI REIF Survey: Luxembourg real estate funds success story continues

What a year...For many of us, our most challenging year yet. It’s finally behind us and now, here we are in 2021 with a fresh opportunity to set goals and intentions for the next 12 months, as well as a chance to look back and reflect on the year that was. Don’t worry, we’re not here to talk about the (other) C-word – the one that cast a shadow over 2 […]

Top 10 predictions for the real estate market to consider in recovery plans

The real estate market is often a clear indicator of the economy’s health, and we are starting to see the effects of Covid-19. This pandemic has opened a period of unprecedented uncertainty across the globe, with rising unemployment levels that are skyrocketing in the United States. Authorities in the EU and around the world are working hard to agree on rescue […]

The changing ingredients of real estate valuation

Real estate valuations are not simple: many items must be considered by valuators and other real estate players. As I speak frequently with fund managers, investors, and third-party valuers, I have put together some observations on this topic. Read on for my firsthand take on this complex topic. Politics Political changes are important to track, of course, but […]

Real estate trends 2017: substance and the new fund manager

For the real estate crowd, the mantra of 2017 hasn’t changed since last year: there’s no alternative to investing in property! Although asset prices continue to increase in most markets and as yields have consequently fallen to record lows, investment activity is still buoyant, especially in Europe. The race for attractive risk-adjusted long term […]

Some thoughts on institutional money deployment in real estate

Very interesting discussions were held during MIPIM (the real estate event for property professionals) last week in Cannes.