RCA Insights

Chart: Most Liquid Global Real Estate Markets

By on April 29th, 2019

Four U.S. markets, five European markets and one from Asia Pacific are the top 10 most liquid commercial property markets in the world, according to the latest edition of the RCA Capital Liquidity Scores.

Manhattan was top of the ranks once again, with its score increasing from a year prior. It was joined in the top 10 by Boston, San Francisco and Chicago, the year-end 2018 rankings showed. The 5 Wards district of Tokyo was the only Asia Pacific market at the top of the list of 155 markets covered by the report.

Berlin, Frankfurt and two Paris markets featured at the top of the list. Central London was in the tenth spot, its liquidity score dropping from a year ago.

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This data first appeared in the RCA Capital Liquidity Scores report published April 2019. If you are a client you can access the full report for 155 global markets on the RCA website. If you are interested in becoming a client, it’s easy to contact us

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Simon Mallinson

Executive Managing Director, EMEA & APAC

Simon Mallinson joined Real Capital Analytics in January 2013. Based in London, Simon has board level responsibility for EMEA and APAC, with a particular passion for the continued development of RCA’s industry-leading client service and capital markets analytics.

Previously, Simon was Senior Director leading European Research at Invesco Real Estate. Prior to Invesco, Simon held a number of roles with IPD (now part of MSCI) in London and the United States. As Head of US Services, based in Chicago, he established IPD’s first North American office.

Simon is a Board Member of US association NCREIF, a member of RICS and is active across a number of other global real estate associations. He holds degrees from both Leeds and Manchester University, UK. Simon has set foot in 48 U.S. states and is looking for an excuse to visit Maine and Alaska.