“Things will never be the same again”, I recently overheard the managing director of a housing corporation lament.
Interest-rate derivatives at housing cooperatives
l’Histoire se répète, but do we learn from it?
Back to core competences
In future, housing corporations will no longer have the opportunity to develop corporate real estate, which means they will be forced to cooperate with developers and investors. It remains to be seen whether this is a positive development.
The accelerators of urban renewal
Housing associations play a leading role in urban renewal programs.
This is not just because they own properties in districts in need of urban renewal, but also because the current market situation actually offers opportunities to make investments that have future potential. A solidfinancial analysis of the projects identifies risks and clarifies the preconditions for financial feasibility.
This makes the analysis a key ingredient for entering into cooperation with potential partners such as municipalities, project developers and real estate investors.