In an increasingly uncertain global economy, investors are looking to cold storage as a safe haven for stable returns,
The largest-ever student housing deal in Australia this week signalled the sector has moved firmly into the mainstream of commercial real estate.
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.