By: Jan Linsin, Ph.D., Head of Research Germany

Germany's population is ageing; its number of care-dependent people will rise substantially in the coming years. There is a great need for expansion and renovation in Germany's care accommodations, if demand is to be met. With this demographic shift—as well as declining yields on traditional assets and health properties’ increased resistance to the business cycle—investor interest in this asset class has increased significantly, and the market is expected to continue to grow.