There are multiple reasons to include publicly traded global real estate securities (GRES) in an institutional real estate portfolio. Some, but not all, of these reasons are also true of private real estate. This report discusses the main advantages of adding GRES.
The main advantages of publicly traded GRES are large and diverse part of the real estate universe, attractive long-term returns, improved risk-adjusted returns, enhanced diversification within real estate allocation, and additional advantages including better access to certain property types / strategies as well as potential investment strategies for institutional investors that combine public and private approaches.
Written by Bill Maher, Christopher Battista, Matthew Sgrizzi and Clifford Hoskins
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