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.

18 June 2019
The Importance of Meaningful REIT Allocations inTarget-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 14
DCREC released its study and white paper findings on allocating real estate assets to retirement portfolios.

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Latest Article

DCREC and NAREIM announce collaboration on defined contribution survey (March 4, 2021)

DCREC and NAREIM have partnered on a DC survey to gain insights and data on DC capital flows into commercial real estate pension, plan sponsor behaviors as well as organizational metrics covering team structure, process, and product design. 

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