On Wednesday Preqin released its first-half 2013 real estate investor outlook, which included opinions of 100 investors and their plans for the next 12 months. Fifty-five percent of respondents are targeting value-added investments in 2013, compared with 47% from last year's survey, as measured by the proportion of fund searches. Those targeting core-plus strategies increased to 45% from 26%, while those targeting opportunistic investments rose two percentage points to 44%.