A common theme from our clients over the past few weeks. Whilst airing on the side of caution for the short term, there is increased uncertainty as to the impact on the real estate market over the medium-long term. However, what remains is a continued interest for the asset class for global institutions. As we head into a turn in the cycle, investors are turning to their existing managers for diversified private market solutions.
'Real estate advisory firm Hodes Weill & Associates, which carried out the research, said: “The unique challanges assoicated with lockdowns and travel restrictions have hindered investors’ abilities to conduct due diligence on new strategies and relationships”. But while 59% of investors anticipate a slowdown in investment activity over the next 12 months, many are beginning to allocate capital to take advantage of anticipated distress over the coming years.'