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SPONSORED: PATRIZIA — Higher-octane opportunities emerging in Europe
Rising rates and an unsettling geopolitical environment may dampen some investors’ expectations from commercial real estate, but value-add opportunities are still drawing investors to certain markets in Europe.
A report by PATRIZIA’s Radu Mircea, director of investment strategy and research, and Paul Hampton, head of international funds, titled, “Is 2023 the year of value-add?, points to high-quality CBD office, industrial and alternatives, such as life sciences, healthcare, data centers and storage, as sectors experiencing high demand and limited or dated supply in urban markets.
Published in the May issue of Institutional Real Estate Americas, the report places real estate at the beginning of a new cycle. “Specifically, it is already apparent there will be an overcorrection in some markets, which creates a window of opportunity for investors — especially value-add investors. Moreover, faced with the challenge of refinancing in a much higher-rate