Food for thought: Investors and managers collaborate on questions (and answers?) for the industry
The Editorial Advisory Board of this publication met in early April to discuss the most pressing issues facing the institutional real estate industry. The editorial board of Institutional Real Estate Americas comprises institutional investors — public and corporate pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, endowments and foundations, and family offices — and the consultants and investment managers who serve them.
In advance of the meeting, attendees submit questions and topics that will form the basis of several days of wide-ranging small- and large-group discussions. This “food for thought” is distributed to board members prior to the meeting, and we share it here with the readers of this publication, so you, too, may see what concerns and questions are animating real estate investors at this point in time.
Interest rates. Are we going to see a shift in central-bank policy? What will be the ability of central banks, particul