The Rise of

Alternative sectors are increasingly in demand as investors seek asset diversification and enhanced risk-adjusted returns. Non-traditional forms of real estate assets - from data centers to educational institutions and student housing - have become increasingly popular in Asia Pacific, drawing interest from investors and operators across the region. Asia Pacific's larger macroeconomic drivers such as urban growth, adoption of internet, smart phones and an ageing population underpin the need for these alternative assets.



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Investment in the Alternatives sectors in Asia Pacific provides more direct access to the compelling demographics and demand drivers associated with the Asian population, while enhancing returns and diversification for investors."

Rohit Hemnani, Head of Alternatives, Capital Markets, JLL Asia Pacific

Growth in the urban population, ageing population, and internet users over the next 10 years will be larger in Asia Pacific than rest of the world combined

The global population aged 65 and above will rise from 962 million in 2017 to 2.1 billion by 2050. Asia Pacific represents 62% of this growth

Chief Operating Officer and Head of Alternatives Capital Markets,
Asia Pacific
Rohit Hemnani
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Structural themes driving increased demand in the region

Benefits to investing in real estate

Which alternative sectors you should be considering in 2018

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International schools in Asia Pacific are forecast to grow by 3 - 4 times over the next 15 years to 15,000 schools, 10 million students and $113 billion in annual tuition fees

Investment in Data Centers opco/propco yields 15 - 25% levered returns

India has 3 - 4 college students, a third of whom are studying outside their home state


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