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 researh and a disciplined investment process.

Real estate by the numbers

Over 50 years, we have delevoped a platform and approach to real estate investing that distinguishes us in the industry

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 real estate research

  • 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
  • Proven access to transaction flow. Our size, reputation and long standing relationships often give us access to a wide range of investment opportunities before they are broadly marketed

Risk management

  • Our rigorous lifecycle approach is designed to identify, implement and monitor investment themes and tactics that seek to achieve competitive long-term, risk-adjusted returns for our clients

Active hands-on asset management approach

  • We believe our seasoned local teams and hands-on approach translates into better and more efficient real estate decisions, potentially increasing property income returns and adding long-term value for investors
     
There is no assurrance that investment objectives can be achieved.
An integrated three-prong approach seeking attractive long-term, risk-adjusted performance on behalf of our clients

We offer a diverse range of strategies across the risk/return and geographic spectrums through open-end funds, debt funds, separately managed accounts and collective investment trusts


For illustrative purposes only. There can be no assurance that objectives will be achieved. Certain DWS investment strategies may not be available in every region or country for legal or other reasons, and information about these strategies is not directed to those investors residing or located in any such region or country.


Fiduciary focus

A culture of responsiveness and transparency permeates all aspects of our management of client investments.

Risk management

Our rigorous lifecycle approach is designed to identify, implement and monitor investment themes and tactics to achieve competitive long-term, risk-adjusted returns.

Transaction flow

Our size, reputation and long-standing relationships often give us access to a wide range of investment opportunities before they are broadly marketed.

 

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.

 

Perspective library

Additional Alternatives

Private Infrastructure

Liquid Real Assets

Sustainable Investments

  • $14.4 bn AUM*
  • 20+ Year Track Record 
  • A diverse range of strategies across the globe span the risk/return spectrum, including private equity infrastructure and infrastructure debt
  • Our team specializes in transportation, utilities, telecommunications and other critical service sectors.
     

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*As of 12/31/19

  • $21.9 bn AUM*
  • An actively managed, fundamental, research-driven approach supports all activities in real estate securities, infrastructure securities, and active commodity investment.
     

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*As of 12/31/19

  • $0.8 bn AUM*
  • 20+ years of experience in the microfinance space 
  • Our focus is on private debt and equity solutions in the energy, environment, employment/education, housing and financial inclusion sectors.
     

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*As of 12/31/19

Private Equity

  • $1.6 bn AUM*
  • Primary fund of funds, secondary opportunities and direct equity, co-investments globally
  • Private equity, private debt, and infrastructure
     

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*As of 12/31/19