The fourth annual Institutional Real Estate Allocations Monitor, from Hodes Weill & Associates and Cornell University’s Baker Program in Real Estate, shows investors around the world are continuing to raise their target allocations to real estate and are on track to break the 10 percent barrier next year, but at the same time they are still significantly under-invested against their targets. The extent of the under-investment varies by region.
The survey looked at the real estate investment activities of 228 global, regional and national institutional investors in 28 countries, with combined assets under management of more than $10.3 trillion and total real estate assets of $920 billion. As in previous years, significant variances were evident in the treatment of real estate investments by region, size and type of investor. The principal findings of the survey are as follows:
• Target allocations to real estate continue to increase and now