Capital Trends

Mixed Messages at Midyear for Commercial Real Estate

Jim Costello / July 15th, 2016

Preliminary figures suggest that overall deal activity in Q2’16 was down 20% YOY, similar to the declines posted in Q1’16. However, the decline for individual properties was less than half that in...

Macroeconomic Concerns Continue to Hold Back Volume

Jim Costello / June 15th, 2016

Transaction volume fell in May with preliminary figures suggesting a 38% YOY decline in sales. There will be revisions to this data by next week, but likely only on the order of 2% to 3%...

Turning Point in US Deal Volume on the Horizon?

Jim Costello / May 13th, 2016

U.S. deal volume fell again in April, but there are indications that a turning point in the volume slide may be coming. Preliminary figures suggest a 35% YOY decline on sales of $21.7 billion. While the...

US CRE Volume Slides Through Q1 But Pricing Holds Steady

Jim Costello / April 15th, 2016

U.S. commercial property sales fell in the first quarter, with preliminary data showing deal volume came in at $101 billion, down 27% from a year earlier. Despite this fall in volume, pricing is still...

US Commercial Real Estate Market Takes a Breather in February

Jim Costello / March 18th, 2016

Preliminary estimates suggest that U.S. commercial real estate volume fell 48% in February from a year earlier, following January’s 3% drop. Combined with the fall in the Moody’s/RCA CPPI...

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...

US Market Posts Strongest 60-Day Deal Volume But Growth Is Slowing

Bob White / February 19th, 2016

In spite of volatility in the broader financial market, preliminary sales figures suggest that deal volume remained elevated at $44.5 billion in January. While this figure is down 7% from a year earlier...

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