Global capital is focused on Europe

Audrey Klein, Managing Director, International Institutional Clients, CORESTATE

Audrey Klein, Managing Director, International Institutional Clients, CORESTATE

Audrey Klein tells The Real Estate Day that many Asian investors are pulling back from the US which has become expensive and they are deploying their capital in Europe, some in the in the main markets and some in secondary markets like Austria, Holland and the Nordics.


The brand is new, the vision and strategy are the same

MIKE SALES, CEO, NUVEEN REAL ESTATE

mike Sales, CEO, Nuveen Real Estate

Mike Sales tells Real Estate Day that the re-branding of TH Real Estate aims to clarify the company’s links to the trillion dollar asset manager but does not change the investment strategy. He sees opportunities in cities where people want to live like Berlin or Paris, in the the logistics sector which is still robust and in retail provided you are selective. He believes that as we are near the end of a 10-year cycle ‘2019 will inevitably be more challenging than 2018’.


Investors should focus on quality of income

PERTTI VANHANEN, GLOBAL CO-HEAD OF REAL ESTATE, ABERDEEN STANDARD INVESTMENTS

Pertti Vanhanen, Global Co-Head of Real Estate, Aberdeen Standard Investments

Pertti Vanhanen tells The Real Estate Day that given the uncertain outlook, trade wars, economic slowdown, political difficulties and the looming end of the cycle, wise investors should avoid betting on high risk value growth strategies.