Commercial real estate investors today need to be pragmatic in accepting lesser returns than in the past for a commensurate amount of risk, according to Bahram Motamedian, managing director of portfolio management at USAA Real Estate Co. Good investors who want to invest their real estate allocation in todays market will have to have their eyes on the returns, but also have them wide open on associated level of risk to achieve those returns, he said.Motamedian, who spoke with REFIs Daniel Nicolas last week, also discussed the firms acquisition and disposition strategy. While USAA Real Estate has doubled its assets under management over the past two years, the company continues to be an active seller. We keep very active in acquisition and development and debt strategy, but we have been net sellers, he added.
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