Matt Soffair

Senior Research Manager, Real Assets

Matt Soffair

Matt is LGIM Real Assets’ Senior Research Manager, specialising in the retail, leisure and hotel sectors. Matt is responsible for market research, influencing strategic operational initiatives and guiding investment strategy in the retail, leisure and hotel sectors, while also being responsible for research into key thematic areas, including transition risk, operational research and emerging alternatives sectors.

Matt joined LGIM Real Assets in 2018, having spent over seven years at specialist retail and leisure consultancy, CACI, where he held the title of Managing Consultant and was Head of Leisure consultancy. At CACI, Matt worked with over 45 retail and leisure operators to inform their property and customer acquisition strategies.

Other articles by Matt Soffair

Real assets: AI in the real world
Matt Soffair
ESG and long-term themes

Real assets: AI in the real world

The data volumes and computing power required for AI are likely to boost the prospects for data...
By Matt Soffair
24 Oct 2023
3 min read
Grounded or ready for take-off? Prospects for leisure and travel as the cost of living soars
Markets and economics

Grounded or ready for take-off? Prospects for leisure and travel as the cost of living soars

In this second blog of our series on the cost of living crisis, LGIM's Consumer Global Research a...
By Ilana ElbimMatt Soffair
19 Jul 2022
5 min read
Cinemas: so much more than a room with a Vue
Matt Soffair
Real assets

Cinemas: so much more than a room with a Vue

Could new disruptors undermine the long-standing investment appeal of cinemas?
By Matt Soffair
12 Nov 2019
4 min read
Working out the UK's obesity crisis
Matt Soffair
Real assets

Working out the UK's obesity crisis

Despite the high prevalence of obesity in the UK, the value of Britain’s gym market continues to...
By Matt Soffair
19 Feb 2019
4 min read

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