Historically, the insurance market has travelled a cyclical path, varying over time from being a buyer’s market to a seller’s market.
We were lucky to have Esther Kerr-Smith, CEO Wealth & Capital Markets at Australian Unity Wealth, join a recent PFA Women’s Mentoring Lunch to discuss her career, successes, challenges and the importance of mentors.
Impacts of ESG and sustainable buildings on commercial property
Ms McFarlane delivered a presentation on sustainable buildings at the Property Funds Association’s recent PFA Master Class series, and said where we are in the cycle will create opportunity and accelerate sustainability.
New precedent set? ASIC issues first DDO stop order for a property trust
ASIC’s recent enforcement action in relation to unlisted property funds is instructive for PFA members, particularly regarding the design and distribution obligations (DDO) regime under the Corporations Act, which commenced on 5 October 2021.
What property funds need to know about the CCIV structure
Property funds now have an alternative to the Managed Investment Scheme (MIS) structure, after the new Corporate Collective Investment Vehicle (CCIV) regime commenced on 1 July 2022.
Commercial property to undergo ESG-driven ‘revolutionary change’
Issues surrounding Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) in commercial property was a strong theme at the Property Funds Association 2022 Conference in Cairns.
A comprehensive list of the PFA members. This directory provides contact information, summaries of expertise and corporate details across a wide range of specialties.
Key Elements of ESG relevant to commercial real estate investment funds
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors within commercial real estate investment are becoming more influential. This article explains some key ESG factors relevant to the unlisted property funds community.