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

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Indraneel Karlekar of Principal Real Estate Investors
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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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