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Real Estate

DWS has been investing in real estate assets for more than 50 years. We offer a diverse range of real estate strategies across the risk/return and geographic spectrums, including core and non-core, real estate securities, and private debt.

DWS proudly ranks among the world’s largest real estate managers. Our team seeks to deliver attractive long-term, risk-adjusted returns, yield-generating opportunities, preservation of capital, and diversification. We seek to deliver competitive, sustainable returns through extensive research and a disciplined investment process.

Real estate by the numbers

$37.4 bn AUM

in U.S. Direct Real Estate as of 9/30/23

~300

institutional clients, including public, corporate, insurance, union and foundations/endowments

380 properties

112.9 million square feet of Net Rentable Area as of 9/30/23

15 years

average experience for senior leadership, 27 years with the firm as of 9/30/23

119

professionals and staff across 10 offices as of 9/30/23

$12.0 billion

in purchases and $6.14 billion in sales over the last 5 years

24

regionally-focused asset managers


+50-year heritage in real estate investment management


Strong fiduciary focus

  • Our culture is built around acting as a fiduciary to our clients
  • We pride ourselves on our responsiveness and transparency in all aspects of managing our clients’ investments

Thought leadership in research & strategy

  • The depth of insights from our integrated top-down and bottom-up approach gives us unique perspective into markets and allows us to develop actionable strategies for our clients’ portfolios
  • Our breadth of alternatives solutions allows us to understand the interplay and relationship these asset classes have, helping us to make objective recommendations

Proven access to investments

  • Our size, reputation and long standing relationships often give us access to a wide range of investment opportunities before they are broadly marketed
  • Seasoned local teams and hands-on approach can translate into more efficient investment decisions, potentially adding long-term value for investors

Risk management

  • Our rigorous lifecycle approach is designed to identify, implement and monitor investment themes and tactics in seeking to achieve competitive long-term, risk-adjusted returns for our clients
  • Governance framework includes risk controls which enable us to maintain accountability while being responsive and transparent throughout the investment management process

 

There is no assurance that investment objectives can be achieved.

 


An integrated three-prong approach seeking attractive long-term, risk-adjusted performance on behalf of our clients


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We offer a diverse range of strategies and solutions across the real estate risk/return and geographic spectrums

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Senior Leadership

W. Todd Henderson

Head of Private Real Estate, Americas

Thought leadership

The depth of insights from our integrated top-down and bottom-up approach gives us unique perspective into markets and allows us to develop actionable strategies for our clients’ portfolios. Our breadth of alternatives solutions allows us to understand the interplay and relationship these asset classes have, helping us to make objective recommendations.

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