ULI report finds transparency lagging behind opportunity in European life sciences real estate
European life sciences real estate remains an immature segment of the market, but there are compelling and immediate opportunities for development and investment, according to a new research paper from the Urban Land Institute (ULI).
Understanding the Life Sciences Sector: The Case for Real Estate Investment is published as societal and demographic factors are driving growth in the life sciences sector, and governments across Europe are realizing the importance of the sector for future economic growth.
An ageing population, growing prevalence of lifestyle diseases, rising healthcare spending and increasing crossover with technology are strong structural growth drivers for the life sciences sector, now fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic. These growth drivers, coupled with general trends, such as urbanization, the war for talent and focus on sustainability, give real estate a vital role in the further development of the sector.
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