In an interview with the magazine Immobilien & Finanzierung (16/2017), Torsten C. Wesch, Managing Director and Head of Fund Management of the redos Group, explains why the asset class retail remains so interesting for institutional investors. The reason: In relation to the risk, attractive returns are still possible. Moreover, with rental periods up to 15 years large-scale retail properties are still comparatively Long compared e.g. to office properties. Nevertheless, due to demand pressure and shortage of supply the market situation also changed in the area of retail real estate. According to Wesch, for investors it therefore is beneficial to cooperate with an external asset manager who has very good personal contacts with authorities and tenants.
Read the full interview here: The specialized asset manager has a clear advantage