The UK needs new approaches to financing housing development if it is to increase annual construction to the government’s desired levels of 250,00-300,000 units per annum. This proposal is for a new vehicle - the ‘Community Real Estate Investment Trust’ or ‘C-REIT’ - that will harness publicly owned land and private institutional debt finance to…Read more
Kate Gimblett is an Independent Financial Economist with over three decades experience in international capital markets. Her primary focus is real estate capital markets, risk management for real estate exposures and the interaction between real estate markets and other major asset classes.
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Financing Local Regeneration Schemes Kate Gimblett, Policy Forum for London Keynote Seminar, 16th June 2016 I would like to talk about ideas for financing Regeneration because finance is a scarce resource in the context projects with social aims. Most debt finance for development is difficult to obtain because development is inherently risky, and regeneration is…Read more
Risk On! QE Will Boost Eurozone Property Markets The European Central Bank’s decision to engage in quantitative easing (QE) has transformed the outlook for commercial property markets in the Eurozone. The ECB announcement that it will be injecting €60 billion a month in liquidity through bond purchases from March this year until “at least” September…Read more
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