Savills IM identifies beds and sheds as sectors to watch in a new green era for real estate investment in 2022
While next year may mark a turning point for both office and retail investment as the world continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, sectors such as living, logistics, and real estate debt also look set offer compelling opportunities, according to Savills Investment Management (Savills IM) in its latest outlook report for real estate investment markets in 2022.
Although a number of geo-political and macroeconomic opportunities and risks lay ahead in 2022 – including major elections across Europe, tensions between the United States and China, and global supply-chain disruption – inflation looks to be the biggest challenge investors will have to navigate. Eight-two percent of survey respondents highlighted inflation as the greatest threat to real estate investment in 2022, ahead of an economic downturn (68 percent) and potential further COVID-19 restrictions (66 percent).
Despite a challenging backdrop, the global-investor survey showed a significant increa