Hedge Manager places R$400 million bets on a post-pandemic of boutique offices

One of the ten largest real estate fund managers in the country, with R$7.8 billion under management, Hedge Investments is entering a new venture: the construction of boutique offices. It is a bet by André Freitas’ house on the changes produced by the pandemic in the corporate segment. With widespread remote work, companies are expected to exchange huge headquarters for leaner spaces, well located, and authorial architecture.

Hedge is close to raising R$220 million this week for the Design Offices fund. The fund is of the “development” type: it buys land and builds the properties to sell when ready. A brand new modality for the manager, who has a broad portfolio of funds, all focused on assets that already exist.

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