Alternatives sectors surpasses $289b in investment
In recent years, alternative sectors have grown into a significant share of commercial real estate (CRE) investment, totaling $289 billion in transaction volume from 2020 to 2023 — a 79 percent increase, according to Cushman & Wakefield.
During that time period, 39 percent of capital raised has included alternatives as target sectors. Despite an overall economic slowdown affecting a wide variety of sectors, alternative assets maintain strong performance indicators, including national-level occupancies at more than 90 percent. Compared to traditional CRE asset classes, alternative sectors have shown proven resilience during the last three downturns and stand out as compelling arenas in the ever-evolving landscape of commercial real estate.
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