Inside Real Estate: Annual Strategy Outlook for 2022

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The real estate investment universe has emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic altered by a shift in human behavior. In the past two years we have changed the way we work, live, and play, which will affect how we think about and use commercial real estate going forward. The “DIGITAL” themes – Demographics, Innovation, Globalization, Infrastructure, and Technology – which we first highlighted in our annual strategy outlook for 2019 as future drivers of investment performance, have become more prevalent, heightened by the pandemic. In many ways, the commercial real estate market has been thrust into the future, which has presented a rapidly broadening opportunity set that spans well beyond the traditional property sectors.

We believe those investors able to identify and step into this brave new world will find themselves at the forefront of growth and outperformance in commercial real estate in 2022.

Get additional research, opinions, and expertise from Principal Real Estate Investors.

Principal Asset Management
Principal Asset Management

With public and private market capabilities across all asset classes, Principal Asset Management℠ and its investment specialists look at asset management through a different lens, creating solutions to help deliver client investment objectives. By applying local insights with global perspectives, Principal Asset Management identifies distinct and compelling investment opportunities for more than 1,100 institutional clients in over 70 markets. ¹ Principal Asset Management is the global investment solutions business for Principal Financial Group® (Nasdaq: PFG), managing $507.1 billion in assets¹ and recognized as a Top 10 “Best Places to Work in Money Management²” for 10 consecutive years.
¹ As of June 30, 2022
² Pensions & Investments, 2021

Amanda Wilson
Managing Director, Institutional Sales & Relationship Management
711 High Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50392

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