PFR is an independent management-owned business that provides high quality research and strategic consulting on the UK, European and global institutional real estate markets focusing on the major sources of capital, investment vehicles and investment managers.


PFR's global database of 3,000 unlisted real estate funds, 3,000 sources of capital and 2,000 fund managers provides subscribers to the service with a valuable source of information for business development, marketing and market intelligence.

The database is constantly being updated.

Subscribers to the PFR database also have access to:

PFR Fortnightly News Bulletin:

This provides an overview of activity in the global unlisted real estate investment markets. PFR relies on over 30 different sources from around the world to ensure that we provide the most comprehensive cover.

Quarterly Fund Activity Report:

This report provides a detailed breakdown of new funds coming to the market, equity raisings and fund closings.

Access to PFR consultants:

We provide bespoke research support utilising our data and market knowledge 


Research and consultancy

Some of PFR's recent research projects (and clients) include:

  • Property companies and fund management (European property company) 
  • The global real estate investment market (leading UK fund manager)
  • Pension funds and real estate 2007-2012 (European pension fund)
  • Can multi-managers add value? (global fund of fund manager)
  • The use of listed real estate securities in asset management (EPRA)
  • Are listed real estate stocks part of a real estate allocation? (EPRA)
  • 2013 global real estate fund manager survey (PFR/IREI)