CRE Debt can be a 'superfood' for any investment portfolio
For real estate investors seeking secure returns, private debt is an increasingly inviting strategy given the current environment, which is marked by low returns from fixed income investments, high prices for equity investments that may appear risky and political uncertainty in many regions. "The sector is becoming more mainstream than it was five to seven years ago. Commercial real estate (CRE) debt used to be more of a niche play and now an allocation is becoming part of institutional investors’ fundamental line-up," says Jack Gay. Gay has dubbed debt the real estate investment industry's 'superfood.' "It may not be as appetizing as equity, but it’s really good for your portfolios."
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