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Data Centres: The New Asset That’s Captivating Large Real Estate Investors

With returns of up to 18% and the technological boom, many real estate investors are turning their eyes to data centres, an emerging market in Spain.

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One of Microsoft’s data centres.

Data centres are being configured as a real estate investment alternative, albeit a highly sophisticated one due to the demands of the assets and their significant need for capital. But they offer sizeable returns, since there has been a boom in the demand for data and the supply has so far proved insufficient.

“The yields are higher than those of the wider real estate market, at around 18%”, explains Humberto Carbajal, Senior Advisor at Colliers International speaking to brainsre.news. International REITs (Anglo-Saxon investment vehicles equivalent to Socimis) specialising in this market are obtaining returns of 17.2%, according to estimates from JLL in its latest sector report.

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