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€72.4 billion of capital set to hit real estate in 2019

Despite the advent of late cycle, Investors are still steadfast in their commitment to the sector with many increasing their allocations. According to the global Investment Intentions Survey 2019, current average allocations to real estate increased to 10.0% from 8.9% in 2018, against an increase in target allocations from 10.2% to 10.4%, significantly narrowing the gap between the two for the first time. 

Key highlights include: 

  • The real estate sector is expected to see an influx of €72.4 billion in new capital in 2019
  • A narrowed gap between current and target allocations, 10.0% and 10.4% respectively
  • Investment in 2019 is likely to fall under less riskier strategies than previously
  • A notable shift towards core and away from opportunity funds
  • The UK has slipped to second place with Germany taking the top spot
  • Office remains the most preferred with alternative sectors such as healthcare and student accommodation gaining popularity

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Investment Intentions Survey 2019  

Published on 14 Jan 2019

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Press release - Gap between actual and target allocations to real estate narrows dramatically

10 January, London – Current average allocations to real estate increased to 10.0% from 8.9% in 2018, against an increase in target allocations from 10.2% to 10.4%, significantly narrowing the gap between the two for the first time, according to the global Investment Intentions Survey 2019, published today by INREV, ANREV and PREA. Read full press release