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Q1 2017 Global Capital Trends: A Weak Debut

By on May 4th, 2017

Global investments in income-producing properties registered a year-over-year decline for the fifth consecutive quarter in Q1’17, the new edition of Global Capital Trends shows. While income assets dipped 19%, there was another surge in development site sales. These deals grew 36% versus Q1’16.

In Europe, Germany outperformed the U.K. for another quarter, while in Asia, China lost some steam in the quarter and Japan retook its position as the region’s largest market for income assets. As for markets, New York topped the list of most active global markets, despite a 33% YOY decline in investment volume.

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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.