NEWS: Qualitas Private Income Credit Fund now available on Mason Stevens and Netwealth

  We’re pleased to advise that the Qualitas Private Income Credit Fund is now available on two of Australia’s leading wealth management platforms: Mason Stevens and Netwealth. The Qualitas Private […]

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FEATURED IN: ausbiz interview – why investors favour private credit over listed real estate

Australia’s real estate private credit market has grown substantially since the global financial crisis due to regulatory changes which required banks to adopt more conservative lending practices, resulting in a […]

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FEATURED IN: Livewire – From GFC to almost $9 billion: How Qualitas is helping shape real estate investment

Andrew Schwartz, our Group Managing Director and Co-Founder has experienced multiple cycles over 40 years of working in the property industry and 16 years at Qualitas. Watch a recent Views […]

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FEATURED IN: ausbiz interview – dynamics of demand for Australian private credit

  There’s been increasing interest into private credit from institutional investors globally and Australia is no exception. With last week’s announcements of a $550m mandate from a North American institutional […]

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ASX ANNOUNCEMENT: Up to A$300m of additional commitments from ADIA

  Qualitas announces up to A$300m of additional commitments from ADIA; conditions met to exercise options to acquire 8.96% of Qualitas’ issued equity on a fully diluted basis1 Key Highlights […]

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ASX ANNOUNCEMENT: A$550m credit mandate from a new global institutional investor based in North America

Qualitas Limited (ASX: QAL) (Qualitas, or Company), a leading Australian alternative real estate investment manager, is pleased to announce that it has secured its first commitment from a North American-based […]

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SPEAKING AT: Qualitas presents at ASX CEO Connect

      Watch Andrew Schwartz’s recent presentation as part of ASX CEO Connect on Qualitas Limited (ASX:QAL), covering our focus on private credit to achieve significant scale, as the […]

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VIDEO INSIGHTS: Real estate private credit update

In a recent update, our Head of Income Credit, Mark Power provides an overview of how our real estate private credit strategies are performing and explains our ongoing conviction in […]

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VIDEO INSIGHTS: Competition in the real estate private credit market

  Competition is tightening in the real estate private credit market with respect to the major banks and other private credit lenders. Discover how Qualitas is staying competitive amidst this […]

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FEATURED IN: SIAA – Unlocking Australia’s growing CRE private credit opportunity

For investors seeking income and diversification, commercial real estate (CRE) private credit could be an attractive investment opportunity to help you meet your goals. There has been significant growth in […]

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SPEAKING AT: Portfolio Construction Forum Markets Summit 2024 on the acute need for housing

At the Portfolio Construction Forum Markets Summit 2024, our Head of Income Credit, Mark Power discussed the massive disconnect between demand and supply in Australia’s housing market. With residential vacancy […]

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FEATURED IN: InvestorDaily Uncut podcast

In the latest episode of the InvestorDaily Uncut podcast, our Head of Income Credit, Mark Power joins host Maja Garaca Djurdjevic to discuss real estate private credit, covering the market fundamentals, regulatory changes post […]

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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 this investment space challenges the risk-return equation

  Mark Power, our Head of Income Credit in an interview with Livewire Markets delved into aspects of real estate private credit that he believes the market hasn’t yet fully […]

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FEATURED IN: Livewire – This Australian investment space is surging – and global investors have taken note

Our Head of Income Credit, Mark Power, recently sat down with Sara Allen from Livewire Markets to discuss the allure of the Australian real estate private credit market for global investors and something we are […]

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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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FEATURED IN: PERE – Bridging the growing debt gap

    During the pandemic immigration was halted and while we anticipated a backlog of people migrating into the country, we didn’t appreciate the enormity of this. Over 1.2 million […]

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FEATURED IN: PERE – Need for housing supports strong returns

Andrew Schwartz, our Group Managing Director and Co-Founder in an interview with PERE reflected on the firm’s growth, challenges and success over the past year which attributed to being awarded […]

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ASX ANNOUNCEMENT: Qualitas releases 1H24 financial results

QUALITAS DELIVERS STRONG INTERIM RESULTS AND IS WELL-POSITIONED FOR FUTURE GROWTH   Qualitas Limited (ASX: QAL) (Qualitas, or Company), a leading Australian alternative real estate investment manager, is pleased to […]

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FEATURED IN: The Australian – Now’s the time to get your house in order

By Andrew Schwartz, Group Managing Director, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer at Qualitas Limited For property investors, the best time to sell is right at the peak. That’s a feat […]

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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: Opportunistic credit investing

We are observing a number of macroeconomic and structural factors impacting the Australian commercial real estate sector and believe tactical credit opportunities will present a more attractive risk and return […]

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ASX ANNOUNCEMENT: Qualitas releases FY23 financial results

Qualitas delivers increasing quality of earnings and operational efficiency underpinned by substantial FUM and deployment growth      Important Note: The information in this announcement and accompanying presentation is based […]

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ASX ANNOUNCEMENT: Qualitas secures additional A$700m commitment from ADIA and options conditions met

Key Highlights Qualitas secures additional A$700 million from a wholly owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) for the existing Qualitas Diversified Credit Investments (QDCI) The additional commitment […]

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ASX ANNOUNCEMENT: Qualitas secures additional A$750m private credit commitment

  Key Highlights Qualitas secures additional A$750 million commitment from an institutional investor for the existing Qualitas Construction Debt Fund II (Fund) bringing total committed funds under management (FUM)1 to […]

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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 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: Qualitas reports strong FUM growth and capital deployment; positioned for further growth in FY23

Important Note: The information in this announcement and accompanying presentation is based on the General Purpose Statutory accounts for half year ended December 2022 and comparatives from Special Purpose Statutory […]

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FEATURED IN: The Australian – Volatile markets drive opportunities for experienced property players

By Andrew Schwartz, Group Managing Director and Co-Founder at Qualitas Until this past year, it had been one-way traffic for interest rates since the global financial crisis. That made it […]

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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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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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INSIGHTS: Flat out – why apartments are a good bet in the current climate

By Andrew Schwartz, Group Managing Director and Co-Founder  From the CBDs to the outer suburbs, evidence that Australians are abandoning the dream of a quarter acre block for apartment living […]

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ASX ANNOUNCEMENT: Qualitas exceeds prospectus and consistent with FY22 Guidance, signals further growth in FY23

Important Note: The information in this announcement and accompanying presentation is based on the aggregated special purpose financial statements of Qualitas Limited, Qualitas Property Partners Pty Ltd and Qualitas Investments […]

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FEATURED IN: The asset class with first dibs on rising rates

In a recent Livewire interview, Andrew Schwartz, Group Managing Director and Co-Founder of Qualitas discusses how commercial real estate private credit may have the potential to provide shelter amid rising […]

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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: Qualitas secures A$700 million mandate and grants options to ADIA

Key points Qualitas secures commitments from a wholly owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) for a mandate to invest A$700 million on behalf of a new fully […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Qualitas provides senior debt land facility to LOGOS Group

Melbourne – On behalf of the Qualitas funds we are pleased to announce a senior debt land facility to LOGOS Group, a leading Asia-Pacific logistics specialist, for an industrial site […]

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MARKET INSIGHTS: With rates continuing to rise, CRE debt continues to perform

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) this week made the decision to raise the official cash rate from 0.35 per cent to 0.85 per cent. The decision follows the recent […]

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INSIGHTS: In an uncertain inflationary environment, is private credit the place to be?

For most the past decade, as interest rates globally wallowed near zero and inflation was best described as benign, investors have been on a relentless pursuit for yield. And as […]

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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: 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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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: Private Credit in Real Estate

In a recent Sector Insights video with Dugald Higgins, head of Real Assets and Listed Strategies at Zenith Investment Partners, our Group Managing Director Andrew Schwartz explored private credit in […]

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FEATURED IN: BondAdviser Interview Series: CRE lending market

Andrew Schwartz, Group Managing Director at Qualitas speaks to Bond Adviser Managing Director, Nicholas Yaxley on the commercial real estate lending market in Australia. Andrew discusses the evolution of the […]

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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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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: Livewire Interview – A new way to invest in sustainability

In the second video from Livewire, Qualitas Group Managing Director, Andrew Schwartz walks through the Qualitas investment process and outlines why private debt is a good place for ESG conscious […]

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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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MEDIA RELEASE: Qualitas Build-to-Rent Impact Debt Fund Delivering Brisbane’s First High-Density Sustainable Build-to-Rent Development

First dedicated sustainable investment fund in the Build-to-Rent market First debt fund to elevate sustainability into its investment criteria Qualitas $1 billion Build-to-Rent Impact Debt Fund (QBIF) announces its first […]

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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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Adviser Education: Qualitas launches CPD Income Series

Qualitas is pleased to launch the ‘On Demand CPD Income Series’, a new program designed to educate financial advisers on Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Debt, an underinvested asset class specifically designed […]

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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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FEATURED IN: Livewire interview – The state of play in commercial real estate

This is the first of a series of 3 videos from Livewire where Andrew will be discussing what makes a good property, how to keep your investment strategy in check […]

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Commercial Real Estate Debt: Bridging the Income Gap

Andrew Schwartz, Managing Director & Co-Founder of Qualitas Group, discusses how the Commercial Real Estate Debt asset class offers compelling benefits for investors seeking income, especially in times of dividend […]

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Qualitas continues to deploy capital in challenging times

Qualitas is pleased to announce that it continues to deploy its committed discretionary capital through the cycle to high quality assets and sponsors, reaching financial close this week on a […]

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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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Development funding ready for a rethink, developers agree

Pre-sales are no longer the key decision point for development financing, and an era of smarter, more flexible funding is emerging.  This was one of the key messages coming from […]

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Qualitas: fast-growing lender (IPE Real Assets Article)

Australian lender Qualitas Property Partners is helping overseas investors to diversify into the Australian markets In the past 12 months, as more global firms seek to establish a foothold in […]

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