FEATURED IN: Livewire – Why does Australia have a chronic need for housing?

  Real estate private credit is a specialised asset class that requires a specialist investment manager with deep expertise and a core focus on risk management. It’s historically exclusively been […]

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FEATURED IN: Livewire – Why the great Australian love affair with residential property is far from over

In an interview with Livewire Markets, Mark Power, our Head of Income Credit makes it clear that real estate private credit loans are not just one type of loan. Watch […]

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VIDEO INSIGHTS: Celebrating 5 Years of QRI

We’re thrilled to celebrate the 5-year anniversary of the Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI), our flagship listed commercial real estate (CRE) private credit fund! CRE private credit is a […]

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FEATURED IN: Livewire: Are we at the start of the next property cycle?

  We’re heavily invested in residential commercial real estate across all our funds and for a very good reason. We’re experiencing a market dynamic characterised by low residential vacancies and […]

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FEATURED IN: Livewire – Qualitas sees green shoots in construction financing after pandemic challenge

Our Group Managing Director and Co-Founder, Andrew Schwartz recently sat down with Livewire as part of their Expert Insights series to discuss the outlook on construction financing and how the sector could be […]

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FEATURED IN: Livewire – Why a shortage of debt capital means massive opportunity for investors

The demand for capital for commercial real estate is outpacing the supply into the sector, making it difficult for traditional financiers to keep up. In times such as these, experienced […]

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VIDEO INSIGHTS: ASX:QRI Quarterly Update – September 2023

  We are pleased to present the Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) September 2023 Quarterly Update with our Head of Income Credit, Mark Power. Watch the video for an […]

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FEATURED IN: Livewire – The asset class ready to ride Australia’s burgeoning population

Looking for an alternative to shares and traditional fixed income and direct property investments? Diversify your portfolio and meet more of your goals by investing in the growing opportunities of […]

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VIDEO INSIGHTS: Qualitas presents at the ASX CEO Connect Conference

Our Group Managing Director and Co-Founder, Andrew Schwartz recently presented as part of the ASX CEO Connect event series on our listed entity Qualitas Limited (ASX:QAL) and our listed fund, […]

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VIDEO INSIGHTS: CRE private credit investors and borrowers in focus

Our Head of Income Credit, Mark Power recently sat down with our Global Head of Corporate Development, Kathleen Yeung to discuss the impact of interest rates and inflation for commercial […]

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NEWS: QRI enters ASX300 & ASX300 A-REIT indices

We are pleased to advise that S&P Dow Jones Indices have announced that the Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) will enter the ASX300 and ASX300 A-REIT indices effective on […]

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VIDEO INSIGHTS: CRE Private Credit Market Update

In our latest Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Private Credit Market Update, Mark Power, Head of Income Credit discusses the impact of higher rates and heightened volatility on the market, the […]

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FEATURED IN: Livewire – The housing supply and demand imbalance… and how to play it

As part of Livewire’s Income Series, Mark Power, our Head of Income Credit sat down with Christopher Conway to discuss the current commercial real estate (CRE) supply/demand imbalance, the CRE […]

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VIDEO INSIGHTS: The Emergence of Real Estate Private Credit – Bell Potter VOICES Conference

Our Head of Income Credit, Mark Power recently presented at the Bell Potter VOICES Conference on the emergence of real estate private credit to a now enormous addressable market and […]

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Video Insights: What is a MREIT?

The Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) was last year classified by Standard & Poor’s (S&P) as a Mortgage Real Estate Investment Trust (MREIT), making it the only listed fund […]

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VIDEO INSIGHTS: What is QRI?

The democratisation of real estate private credit has provided access to smart investments made simple. Discover how you can access this once illiquid asset class on the QRI website.   […]

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FEATURED IN: Livewire – The property investor turning macro headwinds into tailwinds

Our Head of Income Credit, Mark Power was recently featured in a Livewire Fund Manager Q&A which covered the appeal of private credit, why borrowers choose alternative financiers over traditional […]

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ASX ANNOUNCEMENT: ASX:QRI Quarterly Update – March 2023

The Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) March 2023 quarterly update is now available. Our Head of Income Credit, Mark Power provides an update on the portfolio and the key […]

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FEATURED IN: SIAA Monthly Newsletter – Commercial Real Estate Credit: an overlooked investment solution?

Our Head of Income Credit, Mark Power recently featured in an article in the Stockbrokers and Investment Advisers Association (SIAA)’s monthly newsletter focussing on the fundamentals of commercial real estate (CRE) […]

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FEATURED IN: Livewire – This asset class is growing fast and Qualitas has your entry ticket

Andrew Schwartz in part three of a recent Expert Insights interview with Livewire Markets, reflects upon the listing of the Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) in 2018 and why […]

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FEATURED IN: Livewire – If there is a major property deal happening in Australia, this company knows about it

In part two of his Expert Insights interview, Andrew Schwartz delves into what makes Qualitas a unique and dominant player in the Australian commercial real estate market. Find out what […]

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FEATURED IN: Livewire – Not all property is created equal

Andrew Schwartz recently sat down with Livewire Markets for their Expert Insights series to discuss his views on the current macroeconomic environment, how commercial real estate credit can provide shelter […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: QRI added to All Ords; becomes the only listed fund in Australia classified MREIT

The Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) which listed in 2018 has been added to the ASX All Ordinaries Index and has been classified by Standard & Poor’s (S&P) as […]

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ASX ANNOUNCEMENT: ASX:QRI Quarterly Update – December 2022

The Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) December 2022 quarterly update is now available. You can view the latest QRI portfolio update in the ASX announcement. In the quarterly update, […]

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NEWS: BondAdviser upgrades QRI to Recommended

We’re pleased to announce that the Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) has received an upgraded rating from BondAdviser to ‘Recommended’. BondAdviser highlighted: “QRI’s portfolio risk management has been enhanced […]

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FEATURED IN: Citywire Australia – Fixed income in focus

Mark Power, Head of Income Credit at Qualitas, recently featured in an article for Citywire Australia on the new reality of real estate factoring in inflation rates and ESG considerations. […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Qualitas appoints Mark Power to newly created role, Head of Income Credit

Qualitas Limited (ASX: QAL) one of Australia’s leading alternative real estate investment managers, has announced a newly created position within its investment team, the Head of Income Credit, and the […]

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FEATURED IN: Livewire – The kind of property you’ll want to own as rates rise

Andrew Schwartz in part three of an Expert Insights interview with Livewire Markets, discusses the trend towards apartment living, why prices may not fall much compared to houses and what’s […]

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FEATURED IN: IREI Podcast – The benefits of accessing private credit opportunities in Australia

Acting Head of Income Credit Funds, Mark Power, joins Institutional Real Estate, Inc. (IREI) in their podcast series to discuss the benefits of real estate private credit in Australia, particularly […]

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INSIGHTS: Three commercial real estate credit facts worth knowing now

  Commercial real estate (CRE) credit has a range of unique characteristics that can help investors reap the multifaceted benefits of capital security, regular income and portfolio diversification, just to […]

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FEATURED IN: Livewire – The hidden Australian market ideal for recessionary periods

In part two of a recent Expert Insights interview with Livewire Markets, Andrew Schwartz discusses the property market, but not as you know it. The commercial real estate (CRE) debt market is […]

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FEATURED IN: Livewire – The inflation hedge hiding in plain sight

Andrew Schwartz, Group Managing Director and Co-Founder at Qualitas, recently sat down with Livewire Markets as part of their Expert Insights series to discuss the macro environment and outlook for […]

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FEATURED IN: The Australian – Take a long-term view on the cycle

High rates may create a feedback loop but will not kill apartment building  By Andrew Schwartz, Group Managing Director and Co-Founder at Qualitas  Brace yourself.  In 1970, the median price […]

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ASX ANNOUNCEMENT: ASX:QRI Quarterly Update – September 2022

The Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) September 2022 quarterly update is now available. You can view this latest update in the ASX announcement. WATCH  PRESENTATION   |   Highlights […]

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FEATURED IN: Bell Potter recognises the strength of CRE debt in current market

Bell Potter has released their latest Listed Investment Companies Weekly Report which highlights increasing institutional investment into commercial real estate (CRE) debt and the impact of rising interest rates on […]

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ASX ANNOUNCEMENT: ASX:QRI Quarterly Update – June 2022

The Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) June 2022 quarterly update is now available. You can view this latest update in the ASX announcement. WATCH  PRESENTATION   |   Highlights […]

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ASX ANNOUNCEMENT: ASX:QRI Quarterly Update – March 2022

The Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) March 2022 quarterly update is now available. You can view this latest update in the ASX announcement. In this quarterly update, Andrew Schwartz […]

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FEATURED IN: Why construction development is set to rise and how you can benefit

In a recent Livewire interview, Andrew Schwartz, Group Managing Director and Co-Founder of Qualitas shared his views on which property sectors could benefit from rising inflation and how Qualitas is […]

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INSIGHTS: CRE debt continues to perform during periods of rising rates

With our long period of near-zero interest rates seemingly at an end, every investor’s attention turns to the balance of their portfolio. Conventional wisdom is that now is the time […]

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ASX ANNOUNCEMENT: ASX:QRI Quarterly Update – December 2021

The Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) December 2021 quarterly  update is now available. You can view this latest update in the ASX announcement. In this quarterly update, Mark Fischer (Co-Founder […]

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FEATURED IN: Switzer Income Conference

Watch  Yin-Peng Chiew, Director of Strategy at Qualitas Group, talk about the benefits of commercial real estate (CRE) at the Switzer Income Conference. WATCH PRESENTATION HERE

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FEATURED IN: A $400Bn CRE debt market with huge growth ahead

In a recent Livewire interview, Andrew Schwartz, Co-Founder and Group Managing Director of Qualitas shared his view on the Australian commercial real estate debt market and where he believes the […]

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ASX ANNOUNCEMENT: ASX:QRI Market and Portfolio Update – September quarter 2021

We are pleased to present the Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) quarterly update for September 2021 to investors. You can view this latest update in the ASX announcement.   […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) Entitlement Offer raises $171.6 million

We are pleased to announce that QRI’s Entitlement Offer and Shortfall Offer has now closed and raised $171.6m of new capital bringing QRI to c$600m – making it the 4th […]

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FEATURED IN: Accessing income through commercial real estate debt

September 2021 ASX: The Ideas Exchange Podcast As interest rates reach all-time lows, investors are actively searching for alternative investments that can provide them with a reliable and consistent income […]

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Switzer Investor Conference

Watch  Yin-Peng Chiew, Director of Strategy at Qualitas Group, talk about the benefits of commercial real estate (CRE) at the Switzer Investor Conference. WATCH PRESENTATION HERE

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FEATURED IN: The Australian Investors Podcast

Andrew Schwartz, Qualitas Group Managing Director, recently spoke with Owen Rask on The Australian Investors Podcast about income investing in property debt.  Andrew shares lessons learned from the ’87 crash, […]

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An alternative source of income

  Where CRE debt fits in a defensive portfolio with an income focus The problem with bonds Times are tough for investors or advisers looking to add value through a […]

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FEATURED IN: Livewire Fund in Focus – A reliable income opportunity whose time has come

Nick Bullick, Portfolio Manager for the Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (QRI) was recently featured in a Livewire ‘Fund in Focus’ video. Watch the video to hear Nick discuss the […]

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FEATURED IN: The Inside Adviser – Resilience when it counts

COVID-19 has presented sudden and unexpected challenges for most asset classes. One of the lesser mentioned defensive assets is commercial real estate (CRE) debt. CRE debt has proven it’s strength […]

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Can you invest in property without investing in property?

Buying property isn’t the only way to gain exposure. In fact, real estate debt can provide strong returns and capital preservation for investors, regardless of property price movements. There’s no […]

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ASX ANNOUCEMENT: QRI Market and Portfolio Update – June quarter 2021

We are pleased to present the Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) quarterly update for June 2021 to investors. You can view this latest update in the ASX Announcement. Nick […]

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FEATURED IN: Livewire Interview – Taking a macro perspective on property

This is the first of two videos with Livewire featuring Qualitas Group Managing Director, Andrew Schwartz. Watch the video to hear Andrew share his strategy in the property market with […]

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ASX ANNOUCEMENT: QRI Market and Portfolio Update – March quarter 2021

The Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) March 2021 quarterly  update is now available. You can view this latest update in the ASX Announcement. Mark Fischer (Global Head of Real […]

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ASX ANNOUCEMENT: QRI Capital Raising – Successful completion of $54m placement

We are very pleased to announce the successful completion of a $54m private placement for our listed credit fund, the Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX: QRI). The raise had […]

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ASX ANNOUCEMENT: QRI Market and Portfolio Update – December 2020

We are pleased to present the Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) quarterly update for December 2020 to investors. You can view this latest update in the ASX Announcement. Hear […]

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Livewire Fund Manager Q&A: The allure of Australia has just been enhanced

Livewire Fund Manager Q&A: Andrew Schwartz, Qualitas Group Managing Director & Co-Founder, discusses with Livewire the headwinds and tailwinds facing the Australian property market, explores the evolving post-pandemic trends and […]

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QRI Market and Portfolio Update – September quarter 2020

The Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) September 2020 quarter portfolio update is now available. You can view this latest update in the ASX Announcement. Hear from our Group Managing […]

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BondAdviser and IIR continues to recommend QRI

Qualitas is pleased to announce that the Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX: QRI) has recently completed the 2020 rating review for BondAdviser and Independent Investment Research (IIR). This follows […]

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QRI June 2020 quarter portfolio and target return update

Wednesday 22nd July 2020     The Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) June 2020 quarter portfolio update is now available, including a change to QRI’s target return. It is […]

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Looking beyond share market volatility

When unit prices don’t reflect reality   The longest bull market in history came to an end in March of this year, with COVID-related angst pushing share markets around the […]

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QRI completes Zenith rating review

Qualitas is pleased to announce that the Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX: QRI) has completed the Zenith Investment Partners (Zenith) 2020 Listed Investment Sector Review on 2 June 2020, […]

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Impacts of COVID-19 on QRI

As more investors become concerned about the impact of coronavirus, our special online presentation looks at the most recent performance of the Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI). Presented by […]

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How to achieve diversification in uncertain times

As the world grapples with the threat of the Coronavirus, financial markets have experienced significant volatility in recent weeks. Against this background, it’s timely to revisit the features of Commercial […]

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One year on: reflections on the launch of QRI

On the anniversary of the listing of the Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI), Tim Johansen, Managing Director, Global Head of Capital, reflects on the challenges and highlights of bringing […]

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Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX:QRI) closes Entitlement Offer

11 October 2019 – The Investment Manager (Manager) of the Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (Trust or QRI) announces that its 1-for-1 Accelerated Non-Renounceable Entitlement Offer (Entitlement Offer) has now closed raising […]

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Why own when you can loan? An introduction to QRI

With interest rates at record lows, many investors are looking at new ways to generate income. Listed equities and real estate trusts are already popular, however, debt-based real estate investments […]

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QRI announces $266 million Entitlement Offer

 Offer to raise up to $266 million of new units to make further loan investments, increase liquidity in QRI for existing unitholders and diversify the unitholder base Pro-rata 1 for […]

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Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX: QRI) announces dividend reinvestment plan

ASX ANNOUNCEMENT 25 July 2019 The Trust Company (RE Services) Limited (ABN 45 003 278 831) (Responsible Entity), part of Perpetual Limited, is the responsible entity for the Qualitas Real […]

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Q&A with Tim Johansen: an update on QRI 

The Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX: QRI) listed on the ASX on 27 November 2018. In this article, Tim Johansen, Managing Director, Capital & Debt, discusses the Fund’s performance since […]

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Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX: QRI) placement fully subscribed

20 June 2019: QRI Manager Pty Ltd (Manager), the manager of QRI, is pleased to announce that it has completed a placement of approximately $34.68m of funds to wholesale investors. […]

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Anatomy of a Deal: an insight into our lending process

When Qualitas closes a transaction, it’s the culmination of many steps by a skilled team. As a specialist real estate financier, each investment we make is different, requiring a range […]

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QRI receives Approved rating from Zenith

Qualitas is pleased to announce that the Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX: QRI) received an Approved rating from Zenith Investment Partners (Zenith) on 23 May 2019. Andrew Schwartz, Qualitas’ […]

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What is the capital stack, and why does it matter for your investments?

When considering investments, returns are one factor but another is risk. What is the prospect of losing money if things don’t go to plan? This is one reason why investors […]

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Telling the debt story in an equities world

By Andrew Schwartz, Group Managing Director & Co-founder, Qualitas Seeking to list a commercial real estate (CRE) debt fund in Australia was never going to be easy. As well as […]

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House prices, returns and security: QRI investors’ common questions answered

Since launching the Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (ASX: QRI), we have been asked a number of questions about the fund, the asset class and market conditions. Given there are […]

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Qualitas’ first ASX-listed investment trust hits the boards

Qualitas debuted its first listed investment trust on the ASX today, with the Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund listing under the ticker code QRI. The trust aims to provide investors […]

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Qualitas raises over $230m, closes real estate debt fund IPO

Media Release, Thursday 15 November, 2018: The Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund (QRI) raised more than $230 million, with the general offer closing at 5.00pm (AEDT) on Tuesday. The trust […]

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The Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund: video interview part 2

Andrew Schwartz, Group Managing Director at Qualitas, speaks to Professional Planner’s George Dagas about the Qualitas Real Estate Income Fund. Click here >

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Emerging opportunities in CRE debt: video interview part 1

Andrew Schwartz, Group Managing Director at Qualitas, speaks to Professional Planner’s George Dagas about the emerging opportunities in the Australian commercial real estate (CRE) debt market. Click here >

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Qualitas launches listed commercial real estate debt fund targeting 8% p.a. monthly income

Media Release, Sydney, 16 October 2018: Real estate investment manager Qualitas has announced the launch of a listed investment trust (Trust) that aims to provide investors with a target return […]

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