As the search for profits pushes investors up the risk curve, real estate investment firms must rely on strong international leaders.
The rapid expansion of non-bank lenders into the commercial and residential real estate space has dramatically increased competition in safe markets, diminishing the potential for sizable returns.
Real estate investment funds must look to emerging markets for high earning investments. To capitalise on the opportunities in new markets, REITs and other investment funds require internationally experienced leaders with the local and regional knowledge required to mitigate risk and create a profitable portfolio.
As Australia transitions from the mining boom, it is imperative that the Real Estate sector continues to flourish and is able to attract leading global talent.
Arguably Australia’s largest industry, the Real Estate sector contributes over 10% of Australia’s GDP and attracts investment from across the world.
Odgers Berndtson works with real estate firms from across the world, and has maintained relationships with the many outstanding real estate professionals who have ventured overseas into international markets; those who leave often look to come home.