For these wealthy people and organizations, it's an obvious choice: Over the years, real estate has been proven, time and time again, to be a strong and steady wealth creator. Even during the US real estate crash in 2007/2008, there was still some significant money made in real estate for investors who had structured their business in the right way.
In short, real estate's proven track record for wealth creation and preservation is undeniable. It is a well-documented fact that real estate is a very convincing investment class.
But, by far, the greatest and the very best part of investing in real estate is... Anyone can do it (Yes, that means you).