What Constitutes Property for Investment Purposes? A Review of Alternative Real Estate Assets (February 2015) Short Paper
The rapid growth of non-traditional areas of the real estate market to 11% of the IPD Universe raises the question of how property is now defined for investment purposes. The research shows that sub sectors such as residential and student housing with traditional risk and return drivers and growth in available data are evermore viewed as mainstream. Sectors such as infrastructure continue to be distinct due to its increased operational risk and ownership structures.