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UK real estate as an inflation hedge: It's complicated

17 Nov 2021


The global economy may have reopened, but it’s bought a sharp rise in inflation in its wake. The outlook is uncertain, and many investors seeking shelter from the storm are turning to real estate as a hedge against inflation. 
As volatility abates, the physicality of real estate may present as an attractive proposition, but can this asset class really hold its own? By analyzing historic rental growth and the various drivers behind this, our latest report paints a picture of the future of real estate and its capacity to outpace rising inflation.