About IPD

IPD is a leading provider of real estate performance and risk analysis, providing critical business intelligence to real estate owners, managers, brokers, lenders and occupiers worldwide. Our unique database holds searchable information on 79,000 properties, valued at approximately USD 1.7trillion, which are located in 33 countries, with a long performance history (25+ years) and which are mostly appraised quarterly.

IPD is well known for its sophisticated research capability and provides fundamental analysis that can be applied across all types of real estate: direct property, listed and unlisted vehicles, joint ventures, separate accounts and debt. IPD’s clients are global industry leaders and we have a symbiotic relationship with them. This includes nine of the top ten global fund managers* and nine of the largest ten European REITs**. 

IPD does not participate in real estate investment markets and does not offer consultancy advice on investment decisions.

* INREV/ANREV Fund Manager Survey 2012
** MSCI 2013 

Key products include:

Performance and Risk Analytics

  • Performance: Analysis and benchmarking of real estate using an array of powerful comparative measures and analytics that are used in the investment decision-making process. Starting at investor level, and drilling down through management house, fund and underlying direct portfolios to individual asset level and tenant level analysis. 
  • Risk: Identifying where the risk lies in a real estate portfolio, and how it compares with the corresponding benchmark. IPD covers most risk types, including cash flow, covenant strength, environmental, exposure to beta, income security, lease length, development exposure, vacancy rate and asset, location and tenant concentration.

Real estate market intelligence

  • Direct property indexes, property fund indexes and property debt indexes; using both valuation-based and transaction-linked methodologies; providing transparency of investment returns to property markets across the globe. Data reports enable market level analysis on national markets with regional and sector level segments, as well as city level analysis.

Events and training

  • IPD has developed an expertise in global real estate investment education and training. Our expertise draws on our staff as well as leading industry professionals from across our global network. As a platform for communicating this information, IPD both host and participate in a number of conferences, briefings, launches and training courses.

Investment Process