Avison Young Delivers ROIs for Clients Across Real Estate Industries in 2020

The portfolio’s performance outperforms national indices in all areas; company positioned in the world’s first quartile

TORONTO, April 14, 2021 / CNW / – Avison Young’s Investment Management group delivered strong returns for clients in 2020, ranking among the world’s top 20 managers according to analysis by MSCI Enterprise Analytics, a leading provider of corporate tools and services. decision support for the global investment community. The company outperformed its benchmark, the Canadian IPD Index, by 1,210 basis points.

“We have generated strong revenues and above-average growth for our institutional clients through a smart asset strategy across geographies and industries, avoiding shopping malls, hotels and some large metropolises like San Francisco, New York and Calgary, which has seen its performance decline due to the pandemic, ”said Amy Erixon, Director of Avison Young and President of Global Investment Management. “A little more than half of our assets are in Germany and the country has generally outperformed North American locations due to greater trade certainty and better targeted government support programs. Asset selection also played a role, as one hundred percent of our asset locations outperformed their corresponding country index. ”

Avison Young The investment management group had a strong performance across the portfolio despite retail assets under heavy pressure from the pandemic. With a portfolio composition that favored industrials and residentials, and strong exposure to the outperforming life sciences sector, one hundred percent of the assets of Avison Young portfolio outperformed its peer group by more than 200 basis points on average. Industrial assets alone grew 10.9% in the calendar year ending december 2020.

Avison Young The Investment Management group provides strategic advice and supervision of multinational portfolios on behalf of institutional clients. The team is focused on developing and proactively managing various portfolios comprised of various types of assets to create stable income and above average growth. It does so with the aim of providing exceptional risk-adjusted returns for investors, while ensuring resilience and sustainability in line with its environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitments.

Avison Young creates real economic, social and environmental value as a global real estate advisor, powered by people. As a private company, our clients work with an authorized partner who invests in their success. Our integrated talent realizes the full potential of real estate by using global intelligence platforms that provide clients with information and benefits. Together, we can create healthy and productive workplaces for employees, cities that are centers of prosperity for their citizens, and built spaces and places that create a net benefit for the economy, the environment and the community. .

Avison Young is a 2020 laureate of from Canada Best Managed Company Platinum Club designation, having retained its Best Managed Company designation for nine consecutive years.


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For more information: Amy Erixon, [email protected], Director and President, Global Investment Management: +1 416.673.4034

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