Amid continued economic fall-out from the COVID-19 pandemic, investors are looking to assets and sectors with resilient characteristics to see them safely through the downturn.
For investors more used to city centre office blocks, offshore wind farms may be unfamiliar territory – but the world of sustainable infrastructure has big long-term potential.
With government subsidies largely a distant memory for the UK’s renewable energy infrastructure, the sector is charting its own future.
Coliving is sweeping across Europe’s cities as younger generations increasingly look beyond traditional flat shares or studio apartments.
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.
Investors are increasingly turning to alternatives in the hunt for asset diversification.