Pension funds play catch-up with high rise of real estate

Davolt, Steve
December 2005
Employee Benefit News;Dec2005, Vol. 19 Issue 15, p1
The article reports that public and private pension funds are catching up with the high rise of real estate market as of December 2005. Based on the classic portfolio theory, real estate should be part of any investor's asset allocation strategy. Real estate must be approximately 6% to 7% of a portfolio. In the wreckage of the technology market crash at the turn of the millennium, many fund managers balked at early adaptation of real estate as an investment category.


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