Slow Start to 2017 for US Investment Activity

Jim Costello / April 13th, 2017

Preliminary figures show that U.S. investment sale activity fell 23% YOY in Q1’17. This decline will likely be trimmed somewhat over the coming week, but the trend will not change...

Asia Pacific Capital Trends 2016 Review: China Roars

Petra Blazkova / February 6th, 2017

Investment volume in Asia Pacific fell 14% YOY in 2016, as weakness in Japan and Australia offset stronger performances by China and most other Asian markets, the new edition of Asia Pacific Capital Trends...

US Capital Trends 2016 Year in Review: Activity Dips, Prices Climb

Jim Costello / January 27th, 2017

U.S. commercial property transaction volume fell 11% in 2016, the new edition of US Capital Trends shows. The level of activity is still elevated historically and marks 2016 as the third strongest…

Darkness Before Dawn as Q4 Volume Slides

Jim Costello / January 20th, 2017

Preliminary deal volume for 2016 suggests that the year was not as bad as some had feared it would be back in January 2016. In fact, there are a number of property subtypes that were winners for the year...

Q3 2016 US Capital Trends: A Mixed Picture

Jim Costello / October 21st, 2016

Commercial property sales in the U.S. fell 2% YOY in Q3’16, marking the third consecutive quarter of falling transaction volume, the new edition of US Capital Trends shows. The pace of the slide is...

Is the Urban Apartment Development Game Over?

Jim Costello / August 4th, 2016

Development site sales are a precursor to construction and they plummeted into H1’16. Real Capital Analytics (RCA) calculates that sales were down 36% YOY in Q2’16. Some have suggested that slowing...

US CPPI Declines in January, First Drop in Six Years

Jim Costello / March 8th, 2016

In January, the Moody’s/RCA CPPI recorded the first monthly decline in six years, falling 0.3% for the national all-property composite. One month is not a trend but the slight decline in January follows...

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