Industrial

May 2017 US Capital Trends: Deal Volume Falling, Not Sky

Jim Costello / June 23rd, 2017

Investment activity fell 12% year-over-year in May and for the year to date is down 15% year-over-year, the new edition of US Capital Trends shows. Deal volume is falling but...

Declining Volumes, Not Doomsday

Jim Costello / June 15th, 2017

There has been a growing disconnect between U.S. deal volume and pricing in recent months. The National All-Property Moody’s/RCA CPPI posted a 7.0% YOY gain in April though deal volume was down 21% YOY…

US Cross-Border Investment Compendium: Trends in Capital Flows

Jim Costello / May 15th, 2017

Direct acquisition activity by cross-border investors in the U.S. has been pulling back in recent quarters, and at a greater magnitude than the pullback in deal activity by domestic investors, a new report...

Q1 2017 US Capital Trends: Industrial Waxes, Apartment Wanes

Jim Costello / April 21st, 2017

U.S. commercial property sales declined 18% in Q1'17 versus a year earlier, with both megadeal and single asset activity posting double-digit YOY drops, the new edition of US Capital Trends shows. The...

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…

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...

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...

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%...

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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