(Bloomberg)—A Brookfield Asset Administration Inc. property fund for prosperous buyers posted its second consecutive month-to-month decline in December as rising rates of interest weigh on the business.
Brookfield Actual Property Revenue Belief dropped 1.6% in December, following a 1.9% decline in November. The fund has had just one different shedding month since its inception in 2019, in keeping with its disclosures.
Regardless of the weak outcomes to finish the 12 months, Brookfield REIT nonetheless gained 12.7% in 2022. The $2.4 billion fund holds residence buildings, places of work and logistics properties, primarily within the US. A 12 months in the past, it purchased DreamWorks Animation’s campus in California for $327 million — its largest single buy.
“All through 2022, third-party valuation companies started adjusting assumptions concerning property valuations which are a key element of our internet asset worth calculation, resulting in some current downward valuation actions in our portfolio,” Brookfield REIT stated in a regulatory submitting. Working efficiency of the properties “continues to be robust.”
Actual property funds are going by means of a tough patch as hovering borrowing prices and a cooling financial system impression property values. Blackstone Inc.’s $69 billion fund for well-off retail buyers is limiting redemptions after receiving withdrawal requests exceeding its quarterly restrict. And a number of the greatest institutional buyers in US business actual property have sought to chop their publicity to property funds managed by JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley and Prudential Monetary, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.
Brookfield took over the administration of the properties from subsidiary Oaktree Capital Administration in 2021. The plan was to develop the portfolio to compete with rival REITs, Bloomberg reported on the time.
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