Data Bank: $46b projected to flow to real estate
U.S. investors are projected to commit $46 billion in new capital this year, slightly below the previous year’s projection, according to the 2015 Institutional Real Estate Trends report, an annual investor survey conducted by Kingsley Associates and Institutional Real Estate, Inc.
Now in its 19th year, the report is based on a survey of investors globally. If recent trends hold, real estate investors’ actual capital flows will be even higher than the projections. In 2012, 2013 and 2014, actual capital flows have exceeded projections by between $7 billion and $15 billion.
This year, U.S. opportunistic strategies are slated to attract the greatest amount of capital from U.S. investors, at 29 percent of the total, followed closely by U.S. value-added at 28 percent. U.S. core is expected to attract 23 percent of total real estat