Will building skyports for flying cars become the latest “must have” feature for luxury residential buildings? Will there be human settlements on Mars? Despite decades-old predictions, it doesn’t appear that they will revolutionize real estate any time soon1. However, there are key global real estate trends for 2020 that are likely to impact investors in the near term, ranging from climate risk to improved data availability and transparency.
Real Estate Trends Video
5 Real Trends for 2020
Top 5 Real Estate Trends for 2020
Read the full blog from Will Robson, for a deeper dive into the top five emerging real estate trends for 2020.
|Will Robson |
Global Head of Real Estate Solutions Research,
1 Numerous technological barriers stand in the way of these innovations. See, for example:“Brown, D. “Possibility or pipe dream: How close are we to seeing flying cars?” USA Today, Nov. 4, 2019.
Clifford, C. “Elon Musk defends plans to build a community on Mars after downbeat NASA report.” CNBC, Aug. 2, 2018.
2019 Real Estate Trends
For real estate investors, 2019 looks to be another year of adjusting to rapid changes arising from a variety of sources. At MSCI Real Estate we have identified the five emerging real estate trends we view as most likely to impact our clients’ investment decisions over the next 12 months.
- ESG risks on today’s investment horizon
- Few places left to hide from geopolitical risk
- Technology-driven disruption
- Real estate investing in the age of transparency
- Endurance of cycle
Watch the 1 minute video of the real estate trends from 2019. Download Video Transcript (98KB).