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Global CRE Investment Dips in Q3, RCA Report Shows

By on November 9th, 2017

Global transactions of income-producing assets slowed for a seventh consecutive quarter in Q3’17, the new edition of Global Capital Trends shows. It was a mixed picture across the regions. While Asia Pacific transaction volume ticked down and volume in the Americas continued to slip, quarterly activity in Europe grew for the first time since 2015.

Total global activity involving income-producing properties declined 6% year-over-year in the third quarter. Development site sales, which are predominantly concentrated in China, rose 39% year-over-year and the value of these deals is approaching that of income assets globally.

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Simon Mallinson

Executive Managing Director, EMEA & APAC

Based in London, Simon Mallinson joined Real Capital Analytics in January 2013. 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.