Driving returns in European property markets is far from straightforward at present. The COVID-19 crisis has prompted a flight to core assets, with accompanying price increases. Asset classes popular because of their resilience, like logistics and residential, have also seen tightening cap rates, while future viability, and therefore pricing, remain unpredictable for many office and retail assets.

Head of Real Estate, Europe, Wouter Zwetsloot, Head of Asset Management, Europe, Stephen Cahoon and Group Head of Development, Chris Hansen tell PERE’s Stuart Watson that understanding tenant needs and taking the right kind of active asset enhancement and development risk lie at the heart of a successful approach to investing in the region as it emerges from the pandemic.

Read the full interview here.

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