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Strategy differentiators

  • Pursues a core and “Manage-to-Core” investment strategy, with a focus on long-term stable income returns.

  • Exposure to specialist asset classes, including social infrastructure, taking advantage of innovation and demographic trends.

  • Long-standing relationships and “boots on the ground” in most major European markets act as an advantage in sourcing and analyzing investment opportunities.

  • Possibility to enhance returns through a modest allocation to value-add exposure.

Portfolio management

Principal Real Estate

Our European platform delivers access to diversified and sector-specific strategies. We’re able to access real-time market information, track deal flow, and understand regional market dynamics with our team of local transaction professionals in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, and the Netherlands.

PM Title
Managing Director, Head of Fund Management – Europe
Giles Smith
23 years of experience
PM Title
Fund Manager
Nicholas Gunn
15 years of experience
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Past performance does not guarantee future results.

Real estate investment options are subject to risks associated with credit, liquidity, interest rate fluctuation, adverse general and local economic conditions, and decreases in real estate values and occupancy rates. International and global investing involves greater risks such as currency fluctuations, political/social instability and differing accounting standards.

Principal Real Estate is a trade name of Principal Real Estate Investors, LLC, an affiliate of Principal Global Investors.