Research

Raising capital from corporate real estate

Record corporate asset sales indicate strong trend towards capital raising and portfolio optimisation through sale and leasebacks

March 23, 2022
Contributors:
  • Nick Compton
  • Michael Evans
  • Owen King

2021 was another record year for occupier sales of owned real estate across a wide range of geographies and sectors in the EMEA region, with corporates raising €29.2 billion across more than 670 disposals.

This report provides a breakdown of disposals by asset types and geographies, as well as a high-level review of the context for this activity. It shows that disposals of owned properties remain an attractive and viable route to raising capital, and provide occupiers with considerable operational flexibility.

During our recent engagements with corporates, we have seen the increasing influence of ESG factors and the adoption of hybrid working patterns drive occupiers to divest of older office buildings that are now too big for their occupational needs, or too energy inefficient to support their sustainability goals.

To learn more about the most attractive markets and sectors for corporate disposals, and how investors and occupiers are collaborating to create opportunities as investor appetite for stable income-generating real estate grows, download the report below.

Fill out this form to download report

There was an error submitting the form. Please try again. 

PRIVACY NOTICE

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading global provider of real estate and investment management services. We take our responsibility to protect the personal information provided to us seriously.

Generally the personal information we collect from you are for the purposes of sending you the research you have requested.

We endeavor to keep your personal information secure with appropriate level of security and keep for as long as we need it for legitimate business or legal reasons. We will then delete it safely and securely. For more information about how JLL processes your personal data, please view our privacy statement.

Talk to a JLL professional

Contact us to learn how we can help accelerate the development of remote work programs, assess any impact to your asset or portfolio, or discuss other challenges you may be facing during this unprecedented time.