Padding instead of a mess: the Swiss Life program. She is the owner of the largest privately held real estate portfolios in Switzerland. The Expansion of the life insurance company can cost a lot. 12’717 CHF per square meter in the case of a plot of land in the Leutschenbach district in Zurich. Total Swiss Life comes to the real estate to the value of 25 billion Swiss francs.

On the list of the world’s largest private real estate investors from IPE Real Assets assigned to Swiss Life in 2018 and the eighth rank. Behind other investors in Switzerland: The Zurich-insurance (38.), Migros (51.), Swiss Re (80.) and ASGA pension Fund (84.).

thousands live in Migros flats

you can Also use this to put more on the market with the Live. The number two of the Swiss investors invested approximately with the Zurich, according to the latest real estate report by 2018, 30 million in the housing market.

also Impressive are the Figures of Migros: your real estate Portfolio comprised the end of 2018, according to the annual report 13’158 apartments. This business surfaces 326’605 square meters.

low interest rates ensure a high level of investments

The investment portfolio of Swiss Re, a real estate portfolio with an aggregate value of approximately 2.25 billion francs.

To develop the characters in the ASGA pension Fund. “In the past ten years, our real estate inventory through the planning and implementation of various real estate projects, steadily grown”, it says on the website. Currently in the process of finalizing two objects are in Frauenfeld, TG, and Horw, LU.

It is no Surprise that among the largest Swiss realty investors, insurers and pension funds are at the front. The low interest rate environment pushes you to the real estate market, where the promise of a higher return (VIEW reported). This, however, is increasingly worried, because the vacancy is on the rise.

New measures for investment properties

this year, are expected to provide banks, therefore, measures in the mortgage lending, in order to get the risk in the return on real estate in the handle. Current discussions involve a shortening of the amortisation period as well as lowering the loan-to-value ratio on new business. Traces the banks of, the financial market Supervisory authority Finma.

However, the measures discussed would apply especially in the case of insurers and pension funds. You do not have to rely in most cases on the money from banks, but rather Finance their projects with own funds. (jfr)n