M&G outlook: Finding value in a new era
The real estate investment market is entering a new era in which investors may need to be increasingly proactive, according to M&G Investments’ outlook report.
The changing requirements of property have accelerated, the report said. Office occupiers have regrouped, with a clear, long-term view of what they want from their space, while logistics operators’ need for efficient facilities to meet rising deliveries has intensified. Positioning buildings for the future is a top priority, and the report said 2022 is likely to mark the year of detailed net-zero planning.
At the same time, growing the necessary resources to tackle health and climate issues is opening new investment opportunities in alternative real estate sectors, such as science and innovation clusters, and their associated ecosystems.
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