Investors are becoming increasingly risk-adverse, says head of Colliers

In an increasingly unstable real estate market, shaken by a trade war and Brexit, investors are becoming increasingly risk-adverse. However, other investors stand in line outside, says Peter Winther, head of Colliers. Stockholm-based Skanska argues that the Nordics are close to major Asian investments.

Peter Winther, CEO of Colliers International Denmark. | Photo: PR.

Investors are getting increasingly risk-adverse as the market turns sour, says Peter Winther, CEO of Colliers International Denmark. AMWatch's sister site EjendomsWatch met him for a cup of coffee at Collier's stand at the biggest real estate fair in the world, MIPIM.

"If a large investor invests 12bn in real estate, perhaps you had 2bn in opportunistic investments one year ago, and now it's 1.5. So it's not like they don't do it anymore, but they have become more prudent," says Winther.

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