Property and Inflation (April 2011)
The research examines the extent to which real estate investment acts as a hedge against inflation. The research examines market sector and state, and examines the inter-relationship of inflation, economic growth and asset returns. Real estate is found to be a better hedge against economic growth, its relationship with inflation is influenced by the inter-relationship between economic growth and inflation. Property as an inflation hedge is preferred in a high growth - low inflation market.