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Investor opportunities in the multifamily sector
The pandemic’s effect on how we live — and want to live — has spurred on the fledgling multifamily sector in Asia Pacific. From the long-standing institutional market in Japan to the newer build-to-rent (BTR) platforms in Australia, how are nations globally tackling growing consumer demand for affordable rental housing?
This and other questions were addressed in a virtual roundtable with institutional investors, consultants and investment managers held by Institutional Real Estate, Inc. on May 3 about current opportunities in the multifamily sector. The in-depth strategy session was moderated by Reno Sio, managing director, Asia Pacific, at IREI.
Investors globally still are interested in multifamily assets but now are asking themselves if they want core assets at any cost or should look elsewhere for better returns.
The affordability factor is a huge challenge across the board, especially in major markets or within co