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Which Sellers of Apartment Assets Are Getting Closest to Their Ask Price?

Jim Costello / April 24th, 2017

U.S. apartment deal volume has dropped at double-digit year-over-year rates for four months in a row. With deal volume down so sharply, market participants are asking what is driving...

February 2017 US Capital Trends: Lenders and Declines

Jim Costello / March 24th, 2017

Commercial property investment activity fell 31% YOY in February, marking the third consecutive month of double-digit volume declines, the new edition of US Capital Trends shows…

Real Estate Loves Inflation (Sort Of)

Jim Costello / March 9th, 2017

A little bit of inflation can be a good thing for real estate investors, though problematic for lenders. If inflation goes on for too long, however, there can be pain in the...

Jan 2017 US Capital Trends: Prices Hold, Activity Tumbles

Jim Costello / February 24th, 2017

Commercial property deal volume fell 47% YOY in January, the sharpest monthly decline since the depths of the downturn in 2009, the new edition of US Capital Trends shows. It would be a grave mistake to...

US Investors Hit Pause Button in January

Jim Costello / February 17th, 2017

Preliminary deal volume came in at $25.9 billion in January, down 48% YOY. This figure is the sharpest monthly decline since 2009. Still, it should not inspire panic. Remember, deal volume in January 2016...

US Capital Trends 2016 Year in Review: Activity Dips, Prices Climb

Jim Costello / January 27th, 2017

U.S. commercial property transaction volume fell 11% in 2016, the new edition of US Capital Trends shows. The level of activity is still elevated historically and marks 2016 as the third strongest…

Darkness Before Dawn as Q4 Volume Slides

Jim Costello / January 20th, 2017

Preliminary deal volume for 2016 suggests that the year was not as bad as some had feared it would be back in January 2016. In fact, there are a number of property subtypes that were winners for the year...

Oct 2016 US Capital Trends: Volume Slides, Megadeals in the Pipeline

Jim Costello / November 17th, 2016

Sales of commercial properties slipped 43% year-over-year in October, the new edition of US Capital Trends shows. For the first 10 months of 2016 total transaction volume is 12% off the levels...

Expo Real 2016 – Three is the New Five

Tom Leahy / October 10th, 2016

After three days at Expo Real in Munich, coalescing the many conversations and diverse views heard there into a coherent narrative is a challenge. The trouble is there were almost as many views...

View From Japan: Fewer Investors Step In, More Investors to Venture Out

Petra Blazkova / September 12th, 2016

At the MIPIM Japan conference in Osaka in early September, the vast majority of exhibitors came from across Japan and just one was from overseas. We are proud to say that visitor was Real Capital Analytics....

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