Appetite for Real Estate Investment Among Global Institutions Reaches Seven-Year High
Target allocations to real estate increase 10 basis points year-over-year, reaching 10.5%
Despite an increase in conviction and a continuation of favorable investment returns, institutions remain meaningfully under-invested
Public pensions have highest actual allocation to real estate while sovereign wealth funds and government agencies have lowest
Valued-add strategies remain strong preference among vast majority of institutions
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Despite concerns about asset valuations and weakening economic growth, the appetite for investment in commercial real estate among global institutions has reached its highest point in seven years, according to Hodes Weill & Associates and Cornell University’s Baker Program in Real Estate’s seventh annual Institutional Real Estate Allocations Monitor. This marks the second straight year that confidence in the asset class has increased after five years of steady decline.
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