The 2007 Guide to Real Estate

  • European real estate

    European real estate

  • A Reit map

    The regional idiosyncrasies of real estate investment trusts

  • Real estate CDOs

    Real estate CDOs

  • Following in US footsteps

    Europe is likely to adopt the sophisticated US approach to CRE CDOs

  • Austria

    Austria

  • Into its own

    Austrian real estate has emerged as a thriving business area in its own right. By Peter Vcelouch and Roland Ebenhoch of Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati

  • Brazil

    Brazil

  • Receivables take off

    José Eduardo Carneiro Queiroz and Marina Anselmo Schneider of Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados explain how real estate receivables certificates work

  • Germany

    Germany

  • The Big Bang

    The introduction of Reits to Germany marks a new phase in the evolution of the real estate market, says Thomas Busching of Squire Sanders & Dempsey

  • India

    India

  • Stricter regulations, smarter strategies

    India's legislators must find a way to balance regulatory strength and commercial reality. By Shivi Agarwal and Deepak Dahiya of Dhir & Dhir Associates

  • Japan

    Japan

  • New regulatory terrain

    Eriko Ozawa and Masumi Nishi of Mori Hamada & Matsumoto outline how Japan's new financial instruments law will impact real estate investment funds

  • Korea

    Korea

  • Real estate funds

    Yon-Kyun Oh, Hyoung-Soo Kwon and Joon B Kim of Kim & Chang explain why the real estate fund is the indirect investment structure of choice for many investors

  • Luxembourg

    Luxembourg

  • Funds get special treatment

    Patrick Goebel and Jean-Luc Fisch of Allen & Overy outline Luxembourg's response to real estate fund promoters: the specialized investment fund

  • Mexico

    Mexico

  • Onwards and upwards

    Growth in the real estate sector, as in the rest of Mexico's economy, is improving. By Guillermo Pérez Santiago and Ricardo Gómez-Palacio of Ritch Mueller

  • The Netherlands

    The Netherlands

  • On the fast track

    Jan Broekhuizen, Pieter van Delden and Angelique Thiele of Boekel De Nerée outline how the Netherlands maintains an investor-friendly environment

  • Romania

    Romania

  • Coming of age

    Ovidiu Valeanu of Gilescu & Partenerii CHSH (Romania) and Mark Krenn of CHSH (Austria) present issues to consider in Romania's increasingly sophisticated real estate market

  • Slovak Republic

    Slovak Republic

  • A real contender

    Investors are setting their sights on Slovakia. By Ladislav Poloma of Siska & Partners Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati (Slovakia) and Thomas Hamerl of CHSH (Austria)

  • UAE

    UAE

  • Real estate finance in Dubai

    Robin Abraham, Shani Long and Steven Henderson of Clifford Chance assess the different financing options available for commercial property and other real estate in Dubai