Why the trends connecting infrastructure and real estate demand a fresh approach
The latest report in our series with the Urban Land Institute
The face of towns and cities are changing. Technology, social and environmental factors are speeding up obsolescence. Commercial stock is no longer fit for purpose and some will be obsolete by law. The residential model is changing with a shift to rental and there are chronic shortages making available stock unaffordable. Ambitious new market entrants and IFRS 16 (the leases standard) are increasing the demand for shorter more flexible leases. Add to the mix a better informed, more demanding occupier and the real estate model is evolving from financial asset class to service provider.
Our physical environment is being shaped by the unprecedented challenges of a growing, connected society. And the need to get our response right has never been greater.
Because real returns are more than just financial. And real impact is about creating a legacy and delivering enduring benefits to the built environment, our economy and society.
Our Real Assets team combines the capability, cross-sector insight and global track record of our infrastructure and real estate professionals, so you can act and invest with confidence.