Real estate recovery continues across the globe
Although the recovery from COVID-19 is occurring at an uneven pace across the globe, capital flows into real estate are recovering quickly, according to a report from Invesco Real Estate released at the end of 2021.
The pandemic has clearly accentuated and accelerated structural shifts, according to the report, House View – H2 2021. Capital is focused on higher demand sectors such as logistics and residential and specialty sectors such as life sciences.
“The snap back in fundamentals across those sectors driven by secular trends — demographics and technology — is impressive, with historical levels of demand across the likes of logistics, residential, life science and self-storage,” says Nicholas Buss, senior director, research, at Invesco Real Estate. “This in turn is driving outsized rent gains, which is translating into value gains. The secular drivers were already in place pre-COVID, but the COVID disruption accelerated their impact across many