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Chart: Global Activity Tracker, Americas Fares Worst

By on December 4th, 2020

Into the final weeks of 2020, RCA’s tracking of global commercial real estate activity shows that the Americas region has been worst affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in the year so far.

— Deal volume in the Americas through November 15 was 42% lower than the same point in 2019. The count of commercial property deals was 36% down on 2019.

— In Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), transaction volume was down 23% year-over-year and deal count lower by 31%.

— Deal volume in the Asia Pacific region has fallen 30% versus the same period in 2019, with the tally of deals 27% lower.

global transaction activity tracker November 2020


For direct comparability across global zones this analysis uses a worldwide deal price floor of $10 million. Data analysis by Beatrice Ginieis.

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