"The importance of farmland in terms of global food and energy security, environmental sustainability and economic growth is unequivocal and continues to attract considerable interest"
"Since 2002 the level of growth in farmland values has been strong and demand continues to increase"
"With a rising global population and a new urgency on climate change responses, the long-term importance of food and energy security means that we expect the demand for productive farmland to increase"
"Sustainable agriculture has become a significant issue with the increasing need to balance economic productivity goals with environmental and social costs"
"Finding the right investment opportunities, and demonstrating the effectiveness of management protocols for long-term sustainable returns, will be key"
"Global investment volumes dipped slightly in 2018, but remain high by historical levels at over $17bn"
"A variety of institutional investors are increasingly active in the market. But, developer owner-operators still play a key role"
"Joint ventures between global players are common and allow investors to achieve scale"
"A further sign of the maturity of the sector is the rise of dedicated student housing REITs"
"Student accommodation remains an attractive asset class for investors, underpinned by the sector’s strong fundamentals"