Will building skyports for flying cars become the latest “must have” feature for luxury residential buildings? Will there be human settlements on Mars? Despite decades-old predictions, it doesn’t appear that they will revolutionize real estate anytime soon.[1] However, there are trends that have impacted real estate in the near term, ranging from climate risk to improved data availability — which suggests that this year may be a watershed year for the way investors think of real estate as an asset class.

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