Stocks like Regional REIT are great investments to own during economic downturns. Their dependable rental incomes can allow them to provide better dividends than those offered by the broader market. However, the prospects of long-term dividend growth here as the UK economy struggles. Post-Brexit troubles and major structural issues (like low business investment and weak productivity) are huge threats over the next decade. Secondly, stocks such as abrdn European Logistics Income is focused on logistics and warehouse assets on the continent. In total, it owns 27 assets across Germany, France, Spain, The Netherlands and Poland. The wide geographic footprint reduces its dependency on strong economic conditions in one or two territories.
Which is better than the other, and will you be investing?