• The new landscape of real estate private equity

    Changing consumer and business preferences are disrupting the real estate industry. Our Global Real Estate Private Equity report identifies the major trends.

  • Growth ahead for the global hospitality industry

    Investment from Asia, changing consumer preferences and how destinations manage tourism strategy are among the key issues affecting the industry. Learn more in our report.

  • Investment Funds in Luxembourg 2014

    The purpose of this technical guide is to provide, in a clear and concise format, an introduction to Luxembourg as a center for investment funds, the types of funds available and a summary of the regulations applicable to the formation and operation of Luxembourg investment funds.

  • The Luxembourg Financial Connection - Issue 22

    EY’s newsletter on regulatory, leading practices and market developments in the financial services industry from a Luxembourg perspective - including seven articles and covering over 60 new developments.

  • MiFID II - Time to take action

    Markets in Financial Instruments Directives (MiFID II) will bring about fundamental changes to distribution of wealth and asset management products and services in the EU. Relationships will change, and the winners will be those who adapt their strategies and have the operational capability to respond effectively to the new environment.

  • Infrastructure 2014: shaping the competitive city

    In this year’s report, we surveyed global real estate and civic leaders about the role infrastructure plays in the quest for community growth and development.

  • Valuation on the radar

    Alternative asset managers are increasingly facing opportunites, challenges and constraints in the light of rising regulations such as the AIFMD.

  • FSO Alert: European Parliament endorses MiFID II package

    On 15 April 2014, the European Parliament voted to endorse the upgrade of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II). Under MiFID II, financial services firms, including banks and investment firms, need to rethink their product governance, distribution and financial markets activities.

  • FSO Alert: PRIIPs KID endorsed by European Parliament

    On 1 April 2014, the European institutions reached an agreement on the Key Information Document (KID) which must be given to retail investors before they invest in packaged investment products. The KID represents a significant challenge for both product manufacturers and distributors, including banks, investment firms, insurance undertakings and asset managers.

Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction

Building your business future

Today’s real estate industry must adopt new approaches to address regulatory requirements and financial risks, whilst meeting the challenges of the current economic environment and achieving sustainable growth.

Luxembourg has emerged as the leading domicile in Europe for vehicles investing directly in internationally diversified real estate portfolios. Key factors behind Luxembourg’s success include the flexible legal and fiscal environment, the ability to structure cross-border investment strategies and investors’ desire to diversify their portfolios.

Our real estate practice has the ability to mobilize a team of seasoned professionals to address complex and demanding challenges and provide seamless service on a global basis. We can help move you forward. Are you ready to break ground?

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