Real estate recovery continues across the globe
Although the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis is occurring at an uneven pace across the globe, capital flows into real estate are recovering quickly.
In its House View — H2 2021 report, Invesco Real Estate reveals that allocations have increased into speciality sectors driven by trends such as demographics and technology. As a result, there are historical levels of demand across areas such as logistics, residential, life sciences and self-storage. “This in turn is driving outsized rent gains, which is translating into value gains,” says Nicholas Buss, senior director, research, at Invesco Real Estate. “The secular drivers were already in place pre-COVID, but the COVID disruption accelerated their impact across many sectors.”
In Europe, a low-growth, low interest rate environment is drawing capital to real estate in search of secure income. High-quality, long-income properties remain in demand, with Germany, Austria, France and Nordics the most posit