After deploying a record amount of capital in Q1, Japanese investors and developers are expanding their remits.
US$2 billion worth of capital was recently committed by two separate partnerships, evidencing the sector’s appeal.
As demand for urban industrial space grows, on the back of the e-commerce boom, multi-storey warehouses are the next step in urban logistics.
Global real estate markets remain liquid but investors are increasingly selective as caution builds over this cycle’s longevity.
Real estate firms are increasingly putting technology front and centre in their businesses, as the industry continues to grapple with changes brought by property technology (Proptech).