A major survey of 101 global real estate fund managers with an average of $62.5bn under management has found that 56% of investors feel optimistic towards the outlook for UK and European commercial real estate investments over the next 12 to 18 months, according to a new report from global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal.
The investors surveyed highlighted the cost of capital and investment returns as the areas they are most optimistic about. 62% expect the cost of capital to improve and 59% expect investment returns to improve.
In terms of Europe, 75% of investors plan to increase their exposure to the Nordic markets, while 70% plan to increase their exposure to the UK.
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