The strategic role of property assets within property portfolios of SMEs (RICS)

Published October 2011

SMEs are regarded as the engine of many economies but are generally constrained by the scarcity of resources. Thus, it is generally known that entrepreneurs operating SMEs often rely on personal resources to support their business operations. In this setting, property (i.e. bricks and mortar) remains a valuable currency that could potentially assist SMEs in ensuring the growth, development and in extreme cases, the survival of their business.