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International vs domestic real estate investing
How should investors approach portfolio construction when it comes to international and domestic real estate investing? Do the benefits of international investing outweigh the risks? And, what are some of the main benefits and challenges of adding an international strategy to an investment programme?
With these questions in mind, a virtual roundtable with institutional investors, consultants and investment managers was held on 18 August 2022 by Institutional Real Estate, Inc on international vs domestic real estate investing. The in-depth discussion was moderated by Reno Sio, managing director, Asia Pacific, at IREI.
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