SWFs and pension funds have continued to increase their real estate allocations and have led the charge in investment in new sub-sectors.
Geopolitical and economic changes are combining with structural shifts caused by technological disruption, changing leisure patterns and new market players to transform the global hotel industry.
Public sector investors around the world are set to boost their exposures to real assets in the coming year, according to the latest Global Public Investor survey
As global political uncertainty continues to dominate headlines in 2017, the amount of capital seeking opportunities in real estate remains relatively unhindered as we hit the half year mark.
Alternative assets have experienced spectacular growth since 2010, with research from JLL showing global investment volumes for the sector reached a record high in 2016.
Equity funds and investment managers have tripled their investment in alternative real estate assets -such as student housing and data centres – in the last five years.