Two recent investor surveys reveal the growing appeal of value-added strategies in the region. Their appeal comes against the backdrop of waning interest in real estate by Asian institutional investors.
Family offices and ultra-high net worth investors are bullish on the market this year, following a bumper year in 2023. This is in contrast to institutional investors, who continue to dump property.
As investors gear up to dump the sector this year, offices are likely to bear the brunt. If they sell, they will have to be prepared to drop prices, according to experts.
High demand and low supply are challenging large investors across the sector, and with financing costs relatively high, some are pulling out of deals altogether.
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Asian investors might be pulling back from logistics, but one country's resilient sector may provide an exception.
The Carbon Risk Real Estate Monitor supports the creation of detailed roadmaps for investors to achieve long-term emissions targets.
Investors and advisors say that the current stand-off between buyers and sellers is unlikely to end soon.
Rising levels of distressed sales in China’s property sector paint a distorted picture of the sector’s woes, according to investors and advisers.
Allocations to regional real estate halved in the first three months of 2023, with those to China down one-third.
Higher interest rates and a banking crisis have done little to dent the real estate debt sector. Advisers say watch this space.
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