The cloud has a silver lining: How the pandemic is driving investor demand for data centres in Europe

Increased connectivity pushing progress at light speed

Indraneel Karlekar of Principal Real Estate Investors

Indraneel Karlekar of Principal Real Estate Investors

Our hunger for storing and processing data – most recently driven by the changes forced on households and businesses by the Covid-19 pandemic – has created an opportunity for investors seeking capital growth and income opportunities in assets that are enablers of big data.

For long-term investors, data centres have become an attractive investment opportunity and portfolio diversifier. The asset class has become a vital cog in the infrastructure of the European economy,...

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