Food for thought: What’s keeping the industry up at night
A group of institutional investors, consultants, investment managers and fund-of-funds managers met at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, Calif., Sept. 6–8 for the fall 2016 Editorial Advisory Board meeting forInstitutional Real Estate Americas.
Discussions at the meeting focused on board members’ most pressing concerns, which we compile in advance in the form of “food for thought” topics. The results of those discussions help set the editorial agenda of the publication for the coming year. While we cannot disclose the specific discussions, or reveal who said what to whom, here is a sampling of questions for our “food for thought” from the Editorial Advisory Board meeting.
Uncertainty — The developed world is exposed to significant political risk over the next 12 months; should LPs pause in making new commitments? How have current and expected volatility and uncertainty in the markets affected pension plans’ real estate investm