European healthcare investment market continues trajectory of robust growth
The European healthcare investment market is seeing continued growth with €9 billion ($9.1 billion) of transactions last year, up 17.4 percent since 2020, as investors capitalize on the persistent demand for quality healthcare property underpinned by the fundamentals of the elderly care market, according to Knight Frank.
The investment case for European healthcare property is driven by Europe’s rapidly aging population, with the number of Europeans over the age of 65 projected to grow by 29 percent by the year 2050, while the over 80s population is set to rise to more than 11 percent from about 6 percent. This continued aging of Europe’s demographic is creating significant demand for high-quality, fit-for-purpose beds across the continent.
The United Kingdom, Germany and France represent the key healthcare investment markets in Europe, accounting for around 71 percent of total transaction volumes, while other markets are continuing to grow. The Nordic countries a