Research Reports

Find the latest industry reports including reports that have been authored by IREI or by many well-known industry firms.

Report from 2019

November

Invesco Real Estate – Considerations for investing in global real estate

Invesco Real Estate presents, "Considerations for investing in global real estate." Many investors are familiar with the appeal of holding real estate. With a generally low correlation to other asset classes, it can serve as an instant diversifier in a mixed-asset portfolio. Historically, real estate has delivered strong relative performance across multiple cycles compared to other asset classes, and its characteristic stable income, underpinned by long-term leases, makes it a compelling alternative to traditional fixed-income instruments. Participation in real estate from the investor community is one of the highest among the various alternatives asset classes, and is expected to grow in importance in portfolio allocations moving forward.

August

Global Investment Managers 2019 USD

The aggregate AUM of the top 100 largest real estate investment managers totals nearly $3.48 trillion, according to Global Investment Managers 2019, the annual survey and report produced by Property Funds Research and Institutional Real Estate, Inc. For some perspective, at year-end 2008, the aggregate AUM of the top 100 investment managers totaled $1.2 trillion. A total of 206 real estate investment managers across the globe responded to the survey, representing an aggregate AUM of more than $3.7 trillion. The top 10 firms in this year’s rankings totaled more than $1.2 trillion of AUM — a 6.1 percent increase from last year — a total that represents 33.5 percent of the entire survey universe. Additional evidence of a concentration of assets in this top-heavy industry: the top 20 firms account for AUM of $1.865 trillion (49.6 percent of the total universe), which is nearly as much as the other 186 investment managers in the survey ($1.892 trillion).

Global Investment Managers 2019 Euros

The aggregate AUM of the top 100 largest real estate investment managers total nearly €3.04 trillion, according to Global Investment Managers 2019, the annual survey and report produced by Property Funds Research and Institutional Real Estate, Inc. For some perspective, at year-end 2008, the aggregate AUM of the top 100 investment managers totaled €0.85 trillion. A total of 206 real estate investment managers across the globe responded to the survey, representing an aggregate AUM of more than €3.23 trillion. The top 10 firms in this year’s rankings totaled more than €1.07 trillion of AUM — a 6.1 percent increase from last year — a total that represents 33.5 percent of the entire survey universe. Additional evidence of a concentration of assets in this top-heavy industry: the top 20 firms account for AUM of €1.628 trillion (49.6 percent of the total universe), which is nearly as much as the other 186 investment managers in the survey (€1.654 trillion).

Forgot your username or password?

We use cookies and other tracking technologies to personalize your user experience on our site and perform site analytics. By clicking on “I accept”, you consent to our Privacy Policy.