DCREC Research

Research and education are a vital part of the DCREC mission. We are the leading provider of independent, academic research that explores the role of real estate in defined contribution plans, and the impact of this asset class on investor behavior and long-term portfolio returns.








 
10 October 2023
Direct Real Estate in Defined Contribution Plans
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27 September 2023
Defined Contribution Survey
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4 April 2023
DC Advancements in Real Estate Investing
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28 September 2022
Defined Contribution Survey - Executive Summary
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7 December 2021
Defined Contribution Survey - Executive Summary
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23 September 2021
Evolving Landscape for Liquidity within DC Plans
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21 September 2021
What Is a White Label Fund?
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18 June 2019
The Importance of Meaningful REIT Allocations in Target-Date Funds
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1 August 2017
Real Estate as an Investment for Individual Investors - Beyond the Primary Residence
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1 December 2016
DCREC Real Estate Allocation in the DC Lifecycle: A Dynamic Approach
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5 November 2014
DCREC released its study and white paper findings on allocating real estate assets to retirement portfolios.
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Implementing Real Estate in Defined Contribution Plans: Fulfilling a Critical Role (June 25, 2024) 

The Georgetown University CRI, in collaboration with the Defined Contribution Real Estate Council (DCREC), is pleased to offer a one-day invitation-only course focused on considerations for the inclusion of private real estate in defined contribution (DC) plans. The course will provide essential context for plan sponsors to look beyond traditional asset classes to strengthen participant outcomes.
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