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  1. All in one. High functionality and pleasant working environment.

    The development of the former Elektrolux site in Aarau, is a prime example of the successful transformation of an industrial district into a modern workplace with a high quality of life. One building in particular offers an impressive demonstration of this: the new headquarters of the national electric grid company Swissgrid.

  2. "The digital future has begun."

    Gerald Kremer, Chief Digital Officer, has been responsible for digital transformation in the Global Real Estate unit at Credit Suisse Asset Management since October 2018. In this interview, he talks about the promising opportunities that digitalization is bringing for the real estate sector in general as well as for Global Real Estate in particular.

  3. The oldest real estate fund in Switzerland is turning 80.

    1938 – The Série Immobilier D fund purchases its first properties, including five buildings at top-quality locations in Zurich.

  4. The future belongs to sustainable investing: momentum building in the face of a familiar challenge

    Our planet is in a bad state, and the economy is a key driver behind this development. That much is old hat. What is new is the momentum with which this is changing, from the Paris Agreement to the breakthrough of sustainable technologies on the market.

  5. Winners – why sustainable real estate pays off in the long term

    The International Energy Agency (IEA) estimates that buildings are responsible for one-third of all CO2 emissions, 40% of energy consumption and 50% of the consumption of all natural resources. Sustainability considerations are therefore a core element of investment decisions.

  6. Balanced sustainability

    Complying with sustainability criteria is one of the conditions investors can stipulate for their portfolios. In most cases they have other criteria in mind as well. 

  7. Sustainable thinking. Always long-term oriented.

    Sustainable thinking. Always long-term oriented.

    Burkhard Varnhold reflects on long term perspectives, ESG and investor behavior.

  8. Holistic thinking. More important than ever.

    Burkhard Varnholt reflects on the framework conditions for ESG investments and the aims of the UN’s Agenda 2030.

  9. Robotics & Automation: The productivity paradox

    Robotics & Automation: The productivity paradox

    Advances in technology herald the dawn of a new era. Artificial Intelligence or “A.I.” enabled by super-fast computers and accessed over high-speed wireless internet connections, will revolutionize the way we work and live.

  10. Millennials’ values

    Millennials’ values

    Recently, consumer analysts and strategists have observed how consumer companies are aggressively targeting their product developments, marketing, and sales initiatives at the new generation, the millennials. Generation Y (20–35 years of age) and Z (below 20 years of age) are increasingly shaping future consumption as well as investment and business trends.