Amid an uncertain macroeconomic backdrop, attractive value can still be found within European real estate—but it is important to consider sector and geography, and to partner with an active manager who has the flexibility to invest across different strategies and styles.
Can value still be found (or created) ten years into the European property market cycle? And if so, which sectors, geographies and risk profiles look most compelling? Barings’ Charles Weeks weighs in.
Charles Weeks, Head of Real Estate Equity for Europe and Asia Pacific, discusses the backdrop for European real estate markets, where the team is seeing the most value by sector and geography, and why they always take an active approach across strategies and investment styles.
Barings, one of the world’s largest diversified real estate investment managers, announces the acquisition of a portfolio of six logistics assets comprising c. 95,000 square meters. This acquisition also includes the forward funding of two pre-let developments, in Veneto region, North East of Italy, on behalf of one of its managed accounts.
Barings, one of the world’s largest diversified real estate investment managers, announces the off-market acquisition of a new Grade A logistics asset in Muret, Greater Toulouse, from developer, Vectura, on behalf of institutional clients for a core investment strategy. Barings has also entered into a binding agreement to forward fund the development of a 23,000 square meter extension of the property.