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Q1 2017 Global Capital Trends: A Weak Debut

Simon Mallinson / May 4th, 2017

Global investments in income-producing properties registered a year-over-year decline for the fifth consecutive quarter in Q1'17, the new edition of Global Capital Trends shows. While income assets dipped...

Q1 2017 Europe Capital Trends: Strengths Amid Slowdown

Tom Leahy / April 28th, 2017

European commercial real estate investment dropped 16% in Q1’17 versus the same period a year ago, the new edition of Europe Capital Trends shows. This fifth negative quarterly outturn in succession...

The Role of Brokers

Bob White / March 23rd, 2017

While the role of intermediaries in the other major asset classes - stock, bonds, currency – has been greatly minimized, if not totally disintermediated, through technology, investment brokers continue...

European Real Estate Not Under the Weather: Takeaways From MIPIM

Tom Leahy / March 20th, 2017

Unlike last year’s washout – when halfway through the week’s conference I had to change my sodden leather-soled shoes for something more suited to torrential rain – this year’s MIPIM…

Who Is Buying Seniors Housing in Europe?

Tom Leahy / March 14th, 2017

Europe’s senior housing & care sector had a banner year in 2016, bolstered by a wider pool of global money, and transactions already completed in 2017 signal that investor interest in the sector is...

Hotel Sector in Europe: A Boost from Local Buyers and Budget Activity

Simon Mallinson / March 3rd, 2017

After a tame first nine months of 2016 European hotel transaction activity rebounded in the fourth quarter to register the third strongest quarter on record. European institutional investors...

European Logistics Sector Keeps Delivering as Retail Disappoints

Tom Leahy / March 1st, 2017

The contrasting fortunes of the European industrial and retail sectors were amply illustrated in 2016. Transaction volumes and the movements in cap rates told an interlinked story of investors targeting…

Global Capital Trends 2016 Review: A Year of Firsts

Simon Mallinson / February 9th, 2017

Global commercial real estate investments fell 4% YOY in 2016, following record-breaking levels of activity in 2015, the new edition of Global Capital Trends shows. Development site activity grew 22% YOY...

Europe Capital Trends 2016 in Review: Germany Takes CRE Crown

Tom Leahy / February 3rd, 2017

European real estate investment fell 21% in 2016 from the record levels of 2015, the new edition of Europe Capital Trends shows. Investment volumes in the U.K. dropped 43% and Germany took the crown as...

RCA Insights: Most Popular of 2016

Simon Mallinson / January 6th, 2017

Since Real Capital Analytics introduced the RCA Insights blog in 2016 our expert authors have covered a diverse range of commercial real estate topics, from cross-border capital out of South Korea to bargain...

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