In the latest episode of The REIT Report: NAREIT’s Weekly Podcast, CenterSquare Chief Investment Strategist Scott Crowe discussed the upcoming vote on the United Kingdom’s possible withdrawal from the European Union, known as the Brexit, and the implications of the event for the U.K. property market and real estate markets in Continental Europe.
Philip Charls, chief executive of EPRA, joined REIT.com for a video interview at REITWeek 2016: NAREIT’s Investor Forum at the Waldorf Astoria New York.
EPRA promotes, develops and represents the European public real estate sector.
Charls offered his thoughts on the United Kingdom’s upcoming referendum on membership in the European Union.
The activities of the European Public Real Estate Association (EPRA) reflect its mission to promote, develop and represent the European public real estate sector.
Philip Charls was named CEO of EPRA in 2007. Charls began his career as a lawyer specializing in European competition law.
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Global Net Lease, Inc. (NYSE: GNL), which began trading on the New York Stock Exchange June 2, plans to increase its exposure to European net lease assets by taking advantage of the current supply-and-demand imbalance in the region.
Formerly known as AR Capital Global Trust, Inc., Global Net Lease is a REIT focused on sale-leaseback properties in the United States and Europe. Its portfolio of more than 300 assets is located across five countries and includes 79 tenants and 35 industries.
Ron Kravit, head of real estate investing with Cerberus Capital, joined REIT.com for a video interview during the Real Estate Luminaries Series event at Georgetown University on April 23.
Kravit discussed the availability of opportunistic real estate deals in the United States and the European market.
Sonny Kalsi, founder and partner of real estate investing and advisory firm GreenOak, joined REIT.com for a video interview before participating in a panel discussion at the 2014 Real Estate Luminaries Series event on April 23 at Georgetown University.
GreenOak, formed in 2010, has an investment portfolio that spans the United States, Japan, and the United Kingdom.
Kalsi was asked whether the size of GreenOaks’s European portfolio reflects a lack of attractive opportunities in that region.