Increasing density in cities is creating strong demand for urban regeneration projects that can unlock new capacity. By 2030, over 60% of the world’s population will live in increasing density in cities. (1)
The ageing populations will require different housing solutions and larger, more efficient healthcare systems. Internationally people aged 65+ are the fastest growing segment of the population, with the majority forecast to live in major cities. (2)
Urbanisation and demand for improved productivity are driving strong demand for social and economic infrastructure. Infrastructure spending will grow to more than $9 trillion USD per year by 2025. (3)
Growth in global pools of institutional capital is creating demand for quality investment opportunities and managers of those investments. Global assets under management are forecast to rise to $102 trillion USD by 2020, up from $74 trillion USD in 2014. (4)
Sustainability remains a focus for many governments, investors and consumers who demand improvements in environmental and social outcomes. In 2016, a 13.0% Return on Equity within the target range was recorded. (5)
(1) World Urbanization Prospects: The 2014 Revision, United Nations.
(2) Capital project and infrastructure spending outlook to 2025, PwC 2015.
(3) World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision, United Nations.
(4) Asset Management 2020: A Brave New World, PwC 2014.
(5) CB Insights: Real Estate Tech Start-ups Funding Overview 2016.