LONDON-Despite fear of an economic double dip, Europe continues to offer substantial opportunities for major property investors. Key-country strategies and cycle-resistant sectors will play a crucial role, says Jos Short, chairman of locally-based Internos Real Investors. He identifies German cycle resistant assets as offering the best opportunities.

Short says many property investors expect a second cyclical downturn. However, the Internos strategic view of short, mid and long term provides a “safe cycle path to counterbalance that perception.” This identifies countries and, more broadly, sectors that will achieve stability, even growth through the feared economic downturn. Beyond this, it also considers regions and sectors likely to have steady or exciting progress in a two-to-five year window.

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