Francois Audet, Director - Private Market Risk, Public Service Pension Plan, Federal (PSPInvestments)
Chris Steele, Principal, Economic Development, EBP
Since the pandemic, many investors have turned to the industrial sector, and rightfully so as warehouse values rose above 6%. Much of the growth in this sector is down to e-commerce exploding, supply management shifts, and re-routing of supply chains creating new demand. However, with the industrial prices increasing significantly and bidding proving extremely competitive, will the industrial sector maintain its stronghold? Or should investors be exploring alternative real estate classes such as data centers or medical offices?
Moderator: Chris Steele, Principal, Economic Development - EBP
François Audet - Managing Director and Co-Head of the Credit & Private Investment Risk Group, PSP Investments
Don Palmieri, Portfolio Manager, Real Estate Investments - California State Teachers' Retirement System