RCA Insights

Singaporean Investors Shine on Global Scene

Petra Blazkova / October 6th, 2017

Singaporean investors are Asia’s leading cross-border players and currently own thousands of properties abroad. Judging by recent activity, their sights are set on further expansion though they face...

Property Prices Climbing in Buoyant German Market

Tom Leahy / October 3rd, 2017

Strong investor demand has made German property prices the fastest growing in Europe according to the recently published RCA CPPI (commercial property price indices). The growth rate of property pricing...

US Prices Grow 1.1% in August, RCA CPPI Report Shows

Elizabeth Szep / September 28th, 2017

U.S. commercial real estate prices rose in August, posting the third consecutive month of growth above 1%, the latest RCA CPPI report shows. The US National All-Property Index rose 1.1% from a month earlier...

Positive and Negative Changes in Debt and Equity Capital Flows

Jim Costello / September 21st, 2017

Unrelated but material changes in the composition of both debt and equity capital flows are evident in an analysis of H1’17 data. On a positive note, an increase in CMBS originations evidences that...

Can Value-Add Deals Still Be Found?

Elizabeth Szep / September 18th, 2017

Record-low cap rates in the U.S. are making it harder for investors to hit their required rates of return. This challenge has pushed some investors up the risk spectrum towards a value-add strategy. But...

CRE Price Growth in Global Cities Accelerates in Q2

Bob White / September 14th, 2017

Global commercial real estate prices grew at the fastest pace in two years in the second quarter of 2017, a new report from Real Capital Analytics shows. The Global Cities Composite of the RCA CPPI climbed...

Chinese Investor Demand for Overseas Property Will Not Evaporate

Petra Blazkova / September 5th, 2017

Concern has grown in recent weeks that the tide of Chinese investor capital flowing into global commercial real estate markets will freeze up. While these worries may be warranted, and stricter regulation...

US Prices Climb 1.2% in July, RCA CPPI Report Shows

Elizabeth Szep / September 1st, 2017

U.S. commercial real estate prices rose in July, registering the strongest monthly gain since May, the latest RCA CPPI summary report shows. The US National All-Property Composite index rose 1.2% in July...

Canadian Investors Become Largest Cross-Border Buyers in US, Report Shows

Jim Costello / August 30th, 2017

Canadian investors have retaken the lead as the largest source of cross-border investment capital in the U.S., the latest US Cross-Border Investment Compendium shows. These buyers increased the pace of...

US Volume Drops in July, Retail Tumbles, RCA Report Shows

Jim Costello / August 25th, 2017

Investment volume in the U.S. dropped last month to the lowest tally for a July since 2011, the latest US Capital Trends shows. All sectors except industrial declined year-over-year. Deal activity fell...

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