The Investor Universe Study 2019 is a country-specific study which explores the European institutional investor landscape, the size of the institutional universe, the motivations for investing in real estate and the hurdles that prevent investors from doing so, across 8 countries: Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, UK, Switzerland.
Why invest in non-listed real estate?
Investing in non-listed / unlisted real estate funds and other vehicles can be just as beneficial (and offers the same level of assurance) as any other real estate investment. Non-listed vehicles are part of both the overall real estate industry and the alternative asset class mix. Why restrict yourself to direct and listed real estate when there are clear benefits to investing in non-listed?
How to invest in non-listed real estate?
Investing in non-listed / unlisted funds and other vehicles is just the same as making any other kind of investment – there is nothing more risky about it. On the contrary – non-listed vehicles are proven to diversify risk and bring in different returns to a portfolio. Investing in non-listed real estate follows a simple process:
Real estate makes a staggering contribution to Europe’s economy. Commercial property brought in €329 billion to the EU economy in 2015 – significantly larger than either the automotive manufacturing or telecommunications sectors – and 2.5% of the total European economy comes from commercial property. The commercial property sector invests €252 billion each year in building refurbishment and development – along with infrastructure and housing, this represents 62% of all capital investment in the EU. What’s more, real estate directly employs 3.7 million people across Europe – higher than the banking sector, and more jobs than in the automotive and telecommunications sectors combined. In 2016 we co-commissioned a report that explores real estate's role in the European economy.Download report