Ainslie McLennan

Portfolio Manager, Janus Henderson UK Property PAIF

Ainslie McLennan is Head of UK Balanced Funds and Fund Manager of Janus Henderson UK Property PAIF at Nuveen Real Estate, formerly TH Real Estate, which was formed in 2014 as a joint venture between Henderson Global Investors and TIAA-CREF. TH Real Estate was renamed Nuveen Real Estate in January 2019 to consolidate under the investment umbrella brand of Nuveen. Ainslie joined Henderson in 2002, running commercial property fund mandates investing both directly and indirectly in UK and European markets until 2014. Prior to Henderson, she worked for a private property investment practice in Scotland.

Ainslie graduated with a bachelor of land economy degree (Hons) from Aberdeen University. She is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Investment Property Forum. She has 21 years of property industry expertise.

 

 

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UK Property: a focus on stable income

UK Property: a focus on stable income

In this video update, Ainslie McLennan, Co-Manager of the Janus Henderson UK Property PAIF, examines recent fund and market performance, discusses key factors the team consider as part of their investment process, highlights portfolio positioning and provides her outlook for the asset class.

Managing property for the long term

Managing property for the long term

​Ainslie McLennan and Marcus Langlands Pearse, Co-Managers of the Janus Henderson UK Property PAIF, look back at 10 years of managing the fund together and ahead at the changing dynamics of the UK commercial property market.

Property: steady income and asset management initiatives

Property: steady income and asset management initiatives

In this video update, Ainslie McLennan, Co-Manager of the Janus Henderson UK Property PAIF, examines fund and UK commercial property market performance year to date. Ainslie also discusses portfolio positioning and her outlook for the asset class.

Retail: adapting to change

Retail: adapting to change

Ainslie McLennan, Co-Manager of the Janus Henderson UK Property PAIF, examines the structural changes taking place within retail and the impact on physical bricks and mortar stores.

Property: understand what you own

Property: understand what you own

In this video update, Ainslie McLennan, Co-Manager of the Janus Henderson UK Property PAIF, discusses the key factors that UK commercial property investors should consider in 2019 and beyond. Ainslie also explains how the fund is positioned.

Building efficiency

Building efficiency

​Ainslie McLennan, Co-Manager of the Janus Henderson UK Property PAIF, discusses the importance of a sustainable approach to investing in the UK commercial property market.

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Essentials: UK commercial property

In this Essentials video Ainslie McLennan and Marcus Langlands Pearse, Co-Managers of the Janus Henderson UK Property PAIF, introduce their approach to the UK commercial property market and the fund they manage. Discover why investors should consider the asset class on a long-term view and how the fund’s dedicated investment team seek to generate long-term

Commercial property: building for future trends
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Commercial property: building for future trends

​Ainslie McLennan, Co-Manager of the Henderson UK Property PAIF, examines some of the future trends that are likely to shape commercial property markets in the years to come. She identifies seven trends that she believes will help shape markets and explains how these trends are factored into portfolio construction and asset management initiatives.