Social changes accelerated by Covid-19 — such as the rise of online shopping and the consequent decline in demand for retail units — are shaking up traditional property investment.

What was considered a comfortable trustee allocation to prime offices in the pre-pandemic world is now filled with doubt and risk. As a result, alternative property uses have come into the spotlight, such as residential, student accommodation, care homes and infrastructure assets.

Rynda’s Chief Executive, Michael Walton, outlines how alternative-use property is moving into the investor spotlight in the article shared by The Property Chronicle below.