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Green real estate: a building block for a low carbon economy?
Carbon intensive sectors are facing unprecedented scrutiny from governments, regulators and markets. Since this can have a significant impact on liquidity and asset values – indeed, the effects are already becoming visible - it is a factor which investors cannot afford to ignore. The real estate sector – characterized by long-lived and energy-intensive assets – is one such target.
Whatever happened to the value premium?
Despite a recent brief runup in September, US value stocks have been out of favor for some time now. With the US bull market going on almost 11 years, value stocks are struggling to keep up with their growth counterparts. Looking at trailing periods ending in September this year shows that even as far back as 10 years, value is underperforming growth by a fairly large margin.