Aberdeen Standard Investments (Real Estate)

2016 Real Estate Top 100 ranking: 41https://www.aberdeenstandard.com/

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Real estate has a robust track record of enhancing portfolio diversification and delivering strong risk-adjusted returns for investors. At Aberdeen Standard Investments, we offer expertise across all principal real estate sectors – enabling our clients to target opportunities in their home market and globally. Our success in real estate is built on deep local research, global insight and an active approach to investing and development of our real estate assets. In this way, we seek to enable our clients to benefit from global real estate themes such as demographic change, urbanisation, technology plus environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.

Global presence – local access

Managing £39bn* in real estate assets, we are one of the largest real estate managers globally committed to sustainable investing and innovative solutions for clients. With over 270* real estate professionals in 15* locations worldwide, our scale drives credibility and deal flow. In turn, we can offer clients a comprehensive end-to-end service throughout the market cycle, spanning the real estate risk spectrum and value chain.

Direct and indirect expertise

As well as managing direct real estate assets, we invest indirectly using listed and non-listed funds, multi-manager strategies and real estate debt. By also providing related services for tax, finance and development, we’re committed to giving clients a one-stop solution for their real estate needs.

*Source: Aberdeen Standard Investments, 30 June 2018

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White Papers / Research from Aberdeen Standard Investments (Real Estate)

  • The impact of slowing working-age population growth download

    The developed world is at a turning point – growth in the working-age population has peaked, economies are slowing, and voters are displaying scepticism for immigration. This raises questions over how economies can grow without more people of working age to wield a shovel or tap a keyboard.

  • Real Estate Update: Q1 2017 download

    Shifting politics are set to shape the economic environment in 2017

  • Real Estate Update: Q4 2016 download

    The disquiet following the EU referendum has passed and some economic stability has returned, but the surprise US presidential election result reintroduced volatility and uncertainty into markets.

  • Leisure in the UK retail environment download

    As the digital era has made retailing more convenient for consumers, the need for retailers to deliver a unique physical shopping experience is increasingly important.

  • Sustainable Real Estate Investment: 2015 Annual Report download

    It gives me great pleasure to present our Annual Sustainable Real Estate Investment Report for 2015. This report reflects Standard Life Investments’ strong sustainability values and global commitment to responsible real estate investment.

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Analysis from IPE Real Assets

  • Aberdeen accelerates ambitions in Asia-Pacific

    The real estate arm of Aberdeen Standard Investments has been clear since the merger of Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life Investments two years ago that it has ambitions to become a global direct real estate investment manager. It has a global multi-manager arm, but to date its direct capabilities are concentrated in Europe.

  • Keep pace with technology

    Tom Arnold, the global head of real estate at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), recently travelled to China where he met officials at Alibaba.

  • City Focus Stockholm: Fully stocked

    One of the fastest population growth rates in Europe has city administrators and investors scratching their heads, writes Russell Handy

  • Debt markets: UK - Loaning back the years

    The Brexit vote gives new entrants to the debt sector a further opportunity to build loan books, as traditional lenders regress, writes Russell Handy

  • Dublin: Glass half full

    Before the Brexit vote, Dublin was in danger of oversupply. While the city should not expect tenants to pour in, there is reason for cheer, writes Russell Handy

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Head Office
1 George Street
Edinburgh
EH2 2LL
United Kingdom
Company website:
https://www.aberdeenstandard.com/
Parent Company:
Standard Life Plc
Year Founded:
1998
No. of investment offices worldwide:
19

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  • the impact of slowing working age population growth

    The impact of slowing working-age population growth

    White papersFri, 3 Mar 2017

    The developed world is at a turning point – growth in the working-age population has peaked, economies are slowing, and voters are displaying scepticism for immigration. This raises questions over how economies can grow without more people of working age to wield a shovel or tap a keyboard.

  • real estate update q1 2017

    Real Estate Update: Q1 2017

    White papersFri, 3 Mar 2017

    Shifting politics are set to shape the economic environment in 2017

  • real estate update q4 2016 index

    Real Estate Update: Q4 2016

    White papersThu, 1 Dec 2016

    The disquiet following the EU referendum has passed and some economic stability has returned, but the surprise US presidential election result reintroduced volatility and uncertainty into markets.

  • Leisure in the UK retail environment

    White papersThu, 16 Jun 2016

    As the digital era has made retailing more convenient for consumers, the need for retailers to deliver a unique physical shopping experience is increasingly important.

  • Sustainable Real Estate Investment: 2015 Annual Report

    White papersWed, 8 Jun 2016

    It gives me great pleasure to present our Annual Sustainable Real Estate Investment Report for 2015. This report reflects Standard Life Investments’ strong sustainability values and global commitment to responsible real estate investment.

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