No lack of interest from long-income funds despite fewer investment opportunities

Ireland continues to attract non-domestic institutional funds, which are still finding value in the hotel and residential sectors

Security and stability of income is key for international investment funds when looking at Irish assets

The demand from institutional long-income funds for real estate is expected to continue to grow in contrast with the reduction and limited supply of product being created.

Long-income funds typically look for 15 years plus secure income to an investment-grade tenant covenant and the real estate sector, and location of the asset, are often secondary to these fundamental requirements.

The security and stability of the income is the key, and open market rent reviews tend ...