As time allows the potential of their business strategy to be demonstrated, we see a growing scope of opportunity for […]
Property fund manager and developer Folkestone has launched a new a unlisted trust that will back a residential project in […]
Australian property is expected to be a beneficiary of the lower-for-longer global interest rate environment as Investors seek out ht […]
Fund manager and property developer Folkestone has delivered a tidy return to unitholders after selling The Station at Oxley.
The Station Oxley, in Brisbane’s south has been sold to Savills Investment Management.
The sale price reflects an excellent outcome for our investors who have received an internal rate of return of 14.5 […]
Australia’s population is ageing and with it accommodation requirements are evolving. Adrian Harrington, head of funds management at Folkestone, explains […]
BOUTIQUE listed property group Folkestone yesterday confirmed it would increase its full-year dividend by 5 per cent to 2.625c a […]
Real estate funds manager and developer Folkestone says it is on track to launch two new funds and is in […]
Folkestone Group is on the expansion trail across the country to take advantage of the strong office, education, hotel and residential […]
Property funds manager Folkestone will launch two new funds in coming months, raising around $46 million in total, to back […]
Despite the many uncertainties on the political and economic front, Australian Real Estate Investment Trusts (A-REITs) have not disappointed in […]
The Folkestone Maxim A-REIT Securities Fund has been ranked the top performing active fund manager in the sector and believes […]
Folkestone Maxim A-REIT Securities Fund ARSN 116 193 563 (“Fund”) is pleased to announce that it has been reported as the […]
Between Airbub and traditional service apartments there is a gap in hotel accommodation […]
Folkestone managing director Greg Paramor is optimistic looking into 2017 […]
This article was published by Cuffelinks on the 15/12/2016. Affordable housing plays an important role in the welfare of lower […]
Adrian Harrington said “success as an active A-REIT fund over the long run depends on the management and their investment approach.” […]
Record low bond yields have supported the valuations and profitability of Australian real estate investment trusts […]
With our Urban Greening Strategy, we have an opportunity to shape the future and integrate solutions that protect our natural treasures and make […]
Folkestone Group is to take advantage of the booming Sydney hotel market with the launch of a new hotel fund […]
Folkestone will launch a new fund next year with a $22.5 million raising for a hotel it is jointly developing […]
Property funds manager Folkestone yesterday unveiled a joint venture with apartment manager Furnished Property […]
We are now starting to see some non-mining infrastructure spending, engineering construction coming through […]
The group aims to provide “real estate wealth solutions” from the balance sheet and a range of real estate funds […]
After a golden five years for listed Australian REITs, the 2017 financial year has so far proved a more difficult […]
The overarching principal of this proposal is that we are celebrating the ecology by preserving it and opening it up […]
The Baby Boomers are poised to radically reshape retirement, presenting a golden opportunity for investors.
Funds management veteran Winston Sammut’s initial scepticism about the largest ever initial capital raising in the local property sector has […]
Off-market transactions and unsolicited bids have started to increase as price rise and competition mounts from investors chasing yield and […]
Without knowing individual circumstances or providing specific financial advice, one or a combination of the opportunities mentioned might be a […]
South Dural could become home to 9,000 new residents if a new plan to develop the 240 hectare rural area […]
In the current low interest rate environment, the hunt for yield is a powerful force. Non-residential real estate via listed […]
A joint venture between listed developer Folkestone and Wilmac Properties has launched a $40 million business park in Nunawading just […]
First investment in the aged care sector is going well, with its acquisition of the upmarket Watermark Castle Cove closing […]
Winston Sammut said the much lower cash rate would likely tip more investors into taking up the DRP offer compared […]
Australia’s population is ageing, and our accommodation requirements are evolving.
Greg Paramor said real estate related social infrastructure in childcare, seniors living and health would offer attractive investment returns in […]
Adrian Harrington, Head of Funds Management for Folkestone says while most A-REITs are in good shape, there are big differences […]
“People are recognising the value of childcare, not just in terms of income enhancement, but also in the value of […]
Folkestone Education Trust, the country’s biggest owner of childcare centres, forecast a 6 per cent rise in its fiscal 2017 […]
Australia’s population is ageing. The number of people over 65 has more than doubled in 20 years from 1.6 million […]
Winston Sammut, Managing Director of Folkestone Maxim Asset Management, has spent much of the past 30 years studying and investing […]
Winston Sammut says non-residential property includes not only office blocks, retail property and industrial property, but also child care centres, […]
The sector was growing increasingly attractive, Mr Paramor said, particularly as people were coming into the homes later in life […]
We are looking to develop a platform that will offer a range of seniors’ living opportunities across both retirement living […]
Winston Sammut warned that the volatility could last, at the very least, the rest of 2016.
The MP Report speaks with Adrain Harrington about five things to look for in Australian Unlisted Real Estate Funds.
Folkestone’s annual real estate outlook reports the sector has had five consecutive outstanding years returning 15.3% p.a. more than double […]
The newly created Real Estate GICS Sector will be implemented after the market closes on Wednesday, August 31.
If you take the view that we’re in a lower interest rate environment for a longer period of time, it’s […]
The A-REIT sector is considered to be in good shape and continues to be supported with an average income growth […]
Listed trusts have been particularly pro-active at selling non-core assets at pretty sharp yields and redeploying the proceeds into development […]
Population is the key driver of demand for real estate – whether it is residential or non-residential (office, retail, industrial, […]
In the current low interest rate environment, the hunt for yield is a powerful force. Non-residential real estate via listed […]
Are real estate investment trusts (REITs) listed on stock exchanges around the world just another part of the financials sub-sector […]
Folkestone is proud to be a sponsor of the Cuffelinks investing newsletter. It is undoubtedly, Australia’s foremost independent financial newsletter […]
This is what defines the difference between so-called “active”managers, many of whom are indeed index huggers, and “high conviction” managers.
Adrian is leading Folkestone’s drive to determine how burgeoning technologies will shape tomorrow’s real estate landscape.
Volatile property markets mean investors need to be more strategic about targeting assets and less reliant on overall market uplift.
Folkestone Education Trust’s income and asset backing are on the rise.
Top-performing unlisted commercial property funds are returning about 10 per cent a year, or about four times one-year bank term […]
Folkestone Maxim A-REIT Securities Fund, managed by Winston Sammut, has had its rating upgraded from 4-Star to 4.25 stars by […]
With a volatile sharemarket, minuscule deposit rates, and looming apartment oversupply in key capital cities, childcare centres have emerged as […]
The fund manager said according to the ATO’s most recent report, at 30 June 2015 SMSFs held 13.5 million in […]
Investor demand for higher returns will continue to drive outperformance of unlisted property funds this year, particularly if global market […]
The residential and retail sectors are firming as early favourites within the real estate investment trust sector for 2016.
Investors are increasingly turning their attention to the real estate social infrastructure sector.
Investors are increasingly turning their attention to real estate social infrastructure sectors such as childcare, seniors housing (manufactured housing, retirement […]
Listed fund manager Folkestone is paving the way for a move into the fast growing retirement and aged care sector, […]
Investors are securing high returns through Australian Real Estate Investment Trusts (A-REITs) than through equities, a report reveals. Data from property […]
The Reserve Bank has reiterated that it is increasingly concerned about the commercial property sector, with bank’s assistance governor Malcolm […]
The recent appointment of Jamie Briggs as the Minister for Cities and the Built Environment sends a strong message that […]
One of five firms vying to build WorkSafe’s Geelong head office is urging the State Government to venture “up the […]
Listed fund manager and developer Folkestone has entered into a 50/50 joint venture with Sydney developer, Lyon Group Australia, to […]
This is not a traditional White Paper but ‘hot off the press’ is a copy of today’s presentation to the […]
For more than 50 years, people entering Geelong via the Melbourne Road were welcomed by the Shell refinery and the Ford […]
As managers our job is to maximise the risk adjusted returns of our investors – sometimes that means saying, ‘No, this […]
Yields for suburban childcare centres continue to tumble, falling as low as 3.9 per cent recently, as private investors look […]
Amid the ups and down of the current A-REIT reporting season, the listed real estate sector performed relatively well, and […]
A new developer has entered the race to build a multi-storey office tower at 23-25 Myers Street, teaming with Michael […]
Greg Paramor-led Folkestone has promised to recommence dividends in 2016, five years after the property veteran took over the listed […]
Asset re-valuations have boosted strong profit growth at childcare centre owners Folkestone Education Trust and Arena REIT. FET reported a […]
The securities of Australia’s biggest listed childcare centre owner, Folkestone Education Trust, rebounded on Tuesday after the trust reported a […]
Global equity manager Peters MacGregor Capital Management has teamed up with managed account provider Mason Stevens to launch a global […]
Not a day goes by without residential property consuming our headlines; and why not, when you consider Australia’s love of […]
Not since the late 1990s has the gap between non-CBD and CBD vacancy rates been this wide, said Folkestone’s Adrian […]
Top fund managers have wared that returns may moderate after a stellar financial year in which the A-REIT sector generated […]
Strong A-REIT returns over the last 12 months are unlikely to be repeated as future returns are expected to move […]
The Folkestone Maxim A-REIT Securities Portfolio will provide Mason Stevens’ clients with exposure to real estate markets.
Real estate fund manager Folkestone has set its sights on the burgeoning opportunities in the aged care space, spurred by […]
Sharemarket performance, gearing and investor demand continue to contribute to wide differences in performance for property funds compared with other […]
Housing affordability has become a topical issue with everyone from politicians to the man in the street having an opinion. […]
Data from real estate funds manager, Folkstone Limited, found non-residential property has provided a total return of 10.4 per cent […]
Parramatta and Auburn are on track to become Sydney’s next million-dollar suburbs, recording the highest spike in house and unit […]
We all know Sydney house prices are making headlines but non-residential property has also been delivering strong returns. Adrian Harrington […]
A market review from Folkestone Maxim Asset Management, revealed that for the 12 months to 31 May 2015, the S&P/ASX […]
Unlisted property funds are being launched with widely differing valuations or net asset values, triggering calls by fund managers and […]
Listed childcare operators and landlords have defied a flat market to post strong share price gains following the announcement by […]
The federal government’s $3.5 billion expansion of the childcare system will eventually flow into property trusts with childcare assets, if […]
Unlisted property trusts are an increasingly popular way for investors to gain exposure to blue-chip corporate, retail and industrial assets […]
The federal government released the 2015 Intergenerational Report in March which projected that during the next 40 years, Australia’s population will grow 1.3 per cent […]
Not a day seems to go by without at least one new headline pointing to a Sydney housing boom. We […]
Folkestone Maxim Asset Management managing director Winston Sammut expects the strong returns of the real estate investment trusts over the […]
There’s a whole lot of exciting work happening on the ground at Folkestone and ID_Land’s Elements in Truganina.
When used prudently, financial leverage can enhance investment returns when investing in non-residential real estate. However, when leverage is deployed […]
Australian real estate investment trusts finished the month just 2 per cent higher for February, compared with a 6 per […]
Real estate will continue to benefit from a low interest rate environment as investors increasingly turn away from cash and […]
The reporting season for the first half of the 2015 financial year is done and dusted for the Australian real estate investment trusts, and […]
Sydney-based fund manager Folkestone has booked a 23 per cent increase in its 2015 interim net profit to $2 million.
Folkestone Education Trust has posted a 144.8 per cent rise in the first-half profit to $52.3 million underpinned by an […]
Childcare centre owner, Folkestone Education Trust, has one eye on the inner city residential market, as it expands its portfolio […]
The Australian Real Estate Investment Trusts (A-REITs) sector has had a stellar run over the 12-month period ending in January, […]
Greg Paramor, managing director of Folkestone and chairman of LJ Hooker, received an Australia Day 2015 award. Paramor’s recognition follows […]
In the Australia Day Awards on 26 January 2015, Greg was awarded one of Australia’s highest awards, an Officer in […]
Australia Day Honors list.
Folkestone Funds Management (Folkestone) has launched the latest in its series of real estate development funds, the Folkestone Truganina Development […]
Folkestone Property Group has launched a $42million equity raising to bolster its control of a childcare property trust it manages, […]
Real estate-focused fund manager Folkestone has announced a $42 million equity raising to boost its holding in its ASX-listed trust. […]
Greg Paramor’s $120 million Folkestone is eyeing six projects with an end value of $750m as the former Mirvac boss […]