Investment Strategies Explore By Investment Strategy

REGION

STRATEGY

North America

U.S. Core Strategy

Diversified, core real estate strategy targeting institutional-quality multifamily, retail, office and industrial properties in well-located markets throughout the U.S. with a goal to provide preservation of capital, stable income and modest appreciation over the long-term.  

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North America

U.S. Core Strategy

Strategy
Core Strategies

Sectors
Industrial, Multifamily, Office, Retail

Inception
2007

The core strategy in the U.S. sources, closes and manages investments in the four primary property types (industrial, multifamily, office and retail) in major U.S. metropolitan markets. 


There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

Europe

Logistics Strategy

European logistics platform includes Grade A logistics parks in key locations across the main logistics hubs in Continental Europe. 

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Europe

Logistics Strategy

Strategy
Core Strategies

Sectors
Logistics

Inception
1999

The European real estate logistics strategy includes Grade A logistics parks in key locations across the main logistics hubs in Continental Europe. Both existing assets and new logistics parks are developed into core assets with a network of preferred development partners. The strategy focuses on logistics hotspots in Continental Europe targeting Germany, the Netherlands, France, Italy, Spain and selected markets in Central Europe.  

There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

Europe

European Retail Strategy

European core investment strategies focused on the retail sector in key locations across Europe with a goal to provide investors with an attractive total return, with an emphasis on steady generation of income.  

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Europe

European Retail Strategy

Strategy
Core Strategies

Sectors
Retail

Inception
2001

European real estate investment strategies focused on the retail sector in key locations across Europe with a goal to provide investors with an attractive total return, with an emphasis on steady generation of income. 


There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

Europe

French Residential Strategy

European residential real estate strategy targets standard residential assets, VEFA developments and intermediary housing in France.

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Europe

French Residential Strategy

Strategy
Core Strategies

Sectors
Residential, Senior Housing (Independent Living)

Inception
2016

The European residential strategy seeks to create a stable and well-balanced core portfolio comprised of standard residential assets, VEFA developments and intermediary housing, diversified by investment in non-medicalized senior residences across France.  

 

There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

North America

Core Plus/Value-Add Strategy

AEW’s value-add investment strategy focuses on growth and income and seeks to take advantage of the re-balancing of America's demography and the real estate investment opportunities that will follow in its wake.   

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North America

Core Plus/Value-Add Strategy

Strategy
Core Plus & Value-Add Strategies

Sectors
Industrial, Multifamily, Office, Retail

Inception
2004

The core plus & value-add investment strategy is a growth and income strategy that seeks to take advantage of the re-balancing of America's demography and the real estate investment opportunities that will follow in its wake.  The core plus & value-add investment strategy seeks to provide investors with an attractive return, comprised of current cash distributions and appreciation potential through re-positioning and other active management strategies.


There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

Asia Pacific

Asia Core Plus/Value-Add Strategy

AEW’s Asia-Pacific core-plus/value-add real estate strategy focuses primarily on high-growth gateway cities in the Asia Pacific region targeting real estate investment opportunities where strong economic fundamentals foster an attractive investment environment.

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Asia Pacific

Asia Core Plus/Value-Add Strategy

Strategy
Core Plus & Value-Add Strategies

Sectors
Office, Residential, Retail

Inception
2006

AEW’s Asia Pacific core plus/value-add real estate strategy focuses on investments in office, residential and retail properties primarily in high-growth gateway cities across the Asia Pacific region. The strategies seek to add value through redevelopment, repositioning, re-leasing or recapitalization in order to provide both current income and appreciation potential.

There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

Europe

AEW Value-Add Strategy

The European real estate value-add strategy seeks to create value through asset repositioning, renovation, new capital structures and other active management strategies.

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Europe

AEW Value-Add Strategy

Strategy
Core Plus & Value-Add Strategies

Sectors
Industrial, Logistics, Office, Residential, Retail, Leisure

Inception
2001

AEW’s Pan-European real estate value-add strategy seeks to create value through asset repositioning, renovation, new capital structures and other active management strategies. The strategy targets assets across the main property types (industrial, logistics, office, residential, retail and leisure) in both primary and secondary European markets.

There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

North America

Seniors Housing Strategy

AEW’s core plus/value-add seniors housing real estate strategy involves joint ventures with experienced, operationally-astute seniors housing operators (public and private) in primary and secondary metropolitan markets in the U.S.

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North America

Seniors Housing Strategy

Strategy
Core Plus & Value-Add Strategies

Sectors
Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living, Age-Restricted

Inception
2007

AEW’s Seniors Housing Strategy targets opportunities for acquisition, development and select repositioning primarily in the memory care, assistant living, independent living and age-restricted sectors of the seniors housing market.  The general focus is on assets in major metropolitan markets in the U.S. that exhibit strong underlying income demographics for both seniors and their adult children, as well as favorable supply/demand characteristics.

 

There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

North America

Opportunistic Strategy

AEW’s opportunistic real estate investment strategy seeks to identify and capitalize on emerging investment trends before they become fully-appreciated by the broader market.  

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North America

Opportunistic Strategy

Strategy
Opportunistic Strategies

Sectors
Industrial, Multifamily, Office, Retail

Inception
1988

AEW was a pioneer in the development of opportunistic strategies for real estate investors.  AEW’s opportunistic real estate strategy seeks to identify and capitalize on emerging investment trends before they become fully-appreciated by the broader market, and to capitalize on them. 

There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

North America

Diversified Strategy

The North America diversified real estate equity securities strategy provides exposure to the major sectors of the real estate market from REITS and other publicly-traded real estate companies in North America. 

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North America

Diversified Strategy

Strategy
Real Estate Securities Strategies

Inception
1995

AEW’s North American diversified real estate equity securities strategy is designed to provide broad exposure to all major sectors of the public real estate market in North America, with the objective of achieving strong risk-adjusted returns. The diversified strategy typically includes 30-35 core positions.  



There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

Europe

Diversified Strategy

AEW’s European diversified real estate equity securities strategy is designed to provide broad exposure to the major sectors of the real estate market from REITS and other publicly-traded real estate companies in Europe. 

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Europe

Diversified Strategy

Strategy
Real Estate Securities Strategies

Inception
2005

AEW’s European diversified real estate equity securities strategy is designed to provide broad exposure to all major sectors of the public real estate market in Europe, with the objective of achieving strong risk-adjusted returns. The diversified strategy typically includes 30-35 core positions.  


There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

Asia Pacific

Diversified Strategy

AEW’s Asia Pacific diversified real estate equity securities strategy is designed to provide broad exposure to the major sectors of the real estate market from REITS and other publicly-traded real estate companies in the Asia Pacific region. 

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Asia Pacific

Diversified Strategy

Strategy
Real Estate Securities Strategies

Inception
2005

AEW’s Asia Pacific diversified real estate equity securities strategy is designed to provide broad exposure to all major sectors of the public real estate market in the Asia pacific region, with the objective of achieving strong risk-adjusted returns.  The diversified strategy typically includes 30-35 core positions.  



There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

Global

Global Strategy

AEW’s global real estate equity securities strategy is designed to provide broad exposure to all major sectors of the public property markets throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific with the objective of achieving above-average income and long-term capital growth.

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Global

Global Strategy

Strategy
Real Estate Securities Strategies

Inception
2005

AEW’s global real estate equity securities strategy is designed to provide broad exposure to all major sectors of the public property markets throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific with the objective of achieving above-average income and long-term capital growth. The strategy typically includes 90-140 positions selected from our universe of approximately 280 REITs and other publicly traded real estate companies worldwide.




There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

Global

Global Focused Strategy

AEW’s global focused strategy seeks targeted exposure to the global real estate equity securities market. 

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Global

Global Focused Strategy

Strategy
Real Estate Securities Strategies

The global focused strategy is designed to seek more targeted exposure to the global real estate equity securities market, typically holding between 40-50 securities. The global focused strategy holds more concentrated positions in companies that present value opportunities, thereby seeking to provide above average income and long-term growth of capital. 


There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

Europe

Absolute Return Strategy

Real estate equity securities strategy offering dynamic long and short positions in European securities.

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Europe

Absolute Return Strategy

Strategy
Real Estate Securities Strategies

The absolute return real estate equity securities strategy offers dynamic long and short position in European real estate securities with the goal to show positive returns in both up and down markets. The typical number of positions is between 10 and 40 (5-20 long and 0-20 short).



There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

North America

U.S. Income Strategy

Real estate equity securities strategy designed to offer enhanced income and risk-adjusted total returns through a disciplined value approach based on bottom-up security selection of primarily REIT preferred securities.

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North America

U.S. Income Strategy

Strategy
Real Estate Securities Strategies

The U.S. income REIT strategy is designed to offer enhanced income and risk-adjusted total returns through a disciplined value approach based on bottom-up security selection of primarily REIT preferred securities. Security selection is made with a particular emphasis on balance sheet strength; balance sheet strategy; relative evaluation of each security; and catalysts that will lead to the improvement/deterioration in overall credit metrics. 



There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

Europe

Europe Senior Debt Strategy

The Europe Senior Debt Strategy targets investments in senior real estate loans across European markets.

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Europe

Europe Senior Debt Strategy

Strategy
Debt & Capital Markets

Inception
2012

The Europe senior debt real estate strategy targets senior real estate loans supported by core office, retail and logistics assets located in key European markets. The strategy seeks to seize opportunities created by banks’ need to comply with regulation to distribute their real estate loans and create a bond-like cash flow profile on a fully-collateralized basis. 

There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

North America

Debt and Capital Markets

AEW is an active buyer, seller and lender for all types of commercial properties throughout North America and select international markets.

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North America

Debt and Capital Markets

Strategy
Debt & Capital Markets

AEW’s Debt and Capital Markets team provides borrowers with a variety of full stack lending solutions including whole loans, mezzanine debt and preferred equity.  Flexible capital targets both stabilized and transitional properties across the risk/return spectrum in major metros throughout the U.S. 

There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

North America

Separate Accounts & Transferred Asset Management

AEW offers separately managed accounts and transferred asset management capabilities in North America to transition, restructure and ultimately sell assets in a manner that is consistent with each client's goals and objectives.  

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North America

Separate Accounts & Transferred Asset Management

Strategy
Separate Accounts & Transferred Assets

Separate Accounts & Transferred Asset Management typically begin with either a new capital allocation or transferred assets and a capital commitment for new investing.  Services include transferred asset management, work-out services and customized solutions.  A dedicated team that includes acquisitions, portfolio management, asset management and accounting professionals work exclusively on direct equity portfolios.

There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

Europe

Separate Accounts & Transferred Asset Management

AEW offers separately managed accounts and transferred asset management capabilities in Europe to transition, restructure and ultimately sell assets in a manner that is consistent with each client's goals and objectives. 

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Europe

Separate Accounts & Transferred Asset Management

Strategy
Separate Accounts & Transferred Assets

Separate Accounts & Transferred Asset Management typically begin with either a new capital allocation or transferred assets and a capital commitment for new investing.  Services include transferred asset management, work-out services and customized solutions.  A dedicated team that includes acquisitions, portfolio management, asset management and accounting professionals work exclusively on direct equity portfolios.

There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

Asia Pacific

Separate Accounts & Transferred Asset Management

AEW offers separately managed accounts and transferred asset management capabilities in the Asia Pacific region to transition, restructure and ultimately sell assets in a manner that is consistent with each client's goals and objectives.

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Asia Pacific

Separate Accounts & Transferred Asset Management

Strategy
Separate Accounts & Transferred Assets

Separate Accounts & Transferred Asset Management typically begin with either a new capital allocation, or transferred assets and a capital commitment for new investing.  Services include transferred asset management, work-out services and customized solutions.  A dedicated team that includes acquisitions, portfolio management, asset management and accounting professionals work exclusively on direct equity portfolios.

There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

Europe

UK Real Estate Strategies

UK real estate strategies that acquire assets throughout the UK across all property sectors including industrial, logistics, office, residential, retail, senior housing and leisure. 

 

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Europe

UK Real Estate Strategies

Strategy
Core Strategies

Sectors
Industrial, Logistics, Office, Residential, Retail, Senior Housing (Independent Living), Leisure

Inception
2012

UK real estate strategies that acquire assets across the UK and aim to provide a return from capital appreciation and income over the long-term. The strategies target assets across the main property types (industrial, logistics, office, residential, retail and leisure) in both primary and secondary UK markets.

 

There can be no assurances the strategy will achieve its objectives. The strategy may deviate from the characteristics shown. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. Nothing contained on this site shall constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or service.

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