Asia-Pacific real estate AUM up 20% despite pandemic
CapitaLand, first Asia-Pacific manager to crack global top 10, passes US$100 billion mark
Total real estate assets under management (AUM) in the Asia-Pacific region increased to US$726.9 billion in 2020, up from US$608.2 billion the year prior despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, representing a jump of 20% from the amount seen in 2019, according to data by real estate investor associations ANREV, INREV and NCREIF.
Globally, total real estate AUM amounted to US$4.1 trillion at the end of 2020, up from US$3.6 trillion the year before, representing a growth of 11%, with Asia-Pacific strategies accounting for 18% of the global AUM amount.
Non-listed real estate represents a significant portion of total global real estate assets under management. Of the US$$4.1 trillion total AUM, non-listed accounts for 83%, or around US$3.4 trillion, with funds comprising 46.4% of…