Report from Europe: The obsession with core assets

Institutional Real Estate, Inc. Podcast show

Summary: An interview with Sheila Hopkins, managing director of Institutional Real Estate, Inc.'s European operations. Hopkins discusses Europe's unceasing appetite for core investing, even as prices surpass pre-2008 levels and rents struggle to keep up with asset inflation, causing returns to shrink. Meanwhile, the continent's institutional investors have begun showing interest in certain alternative investment opportunities, but have been reticent to commit.