By Simon Mallinson 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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