Deep Dive: Education is key to success in commercial property

Uncertain future

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Jake Moeller is a senior investment consultant at Square Mile
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Jake Moeller is a senior investment consultant at Square Mile

Jake Moeller, senior investment consultant at Square Mile, dives into the property industry

The recent and ongoing travails of direct commercial property funds have been well documented, and it appears that the outlook for the asset class remains uncertain. The news last week that one of the UK's largest funds is to be liquidated may well be a portent of the demise of the asset class as we are familiar with it. Certainly, the sustained outflows from the largest funds review appears to suggest there is little way back. I have always felt education was the key to the success of this asset class. Perhaps innocently misled by its daily pricing regime, I have met investors who have ...

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