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April 2017 US Capital Trends: A Return to Declines

Jim Costello / May 19th, 2017

Commercial property investment activity was down 25% YOY in April, a reversal of trend from March which posted 9% YOY growth, the new edition of US Capital Trends shows. A stalling in single asset sales…

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...

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…

US Investors Hit Pause Button in January

Jim Costello / February 17th, 2017

Preliminary deal volume came in at $25.9 billion in January, down 48% YOY. This figure is the sharpest monthly decline since 2009. Still, it should not inspire panic. Remember, deal volume in January 2016...

Looking for Bargains in the Retail Market

Jim Costello / December 1st, 2016

With cap rates at record lows for most commercial property types, investors are hunting for yield where it can be found. The retail property market has been unloved by many investors with deal activity...

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...

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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