"Take-up in 2018 was 17% above the long-term average after strong Q4 activity"
commercial investment market
"Bristol city centre’s limited supply suppressed any ability for take-up growth during 2018"
"Commercial and residential property in Germany changed hands for approximately €77.3bn over the last twelve months"
"2019 will see the paucity of new build stock leading to more significant pre-let activity both in the city centre and out of town"
"The industrial and logistics market proves to be resilient and liquidity remains"
"October may not have produced any landmark deals, with no transactions making the top 20 from the last six months."
"In the residential investment market, the transaction volume in September was somewhat subdued"
"The list of geopolitical and other risks for the global economy has not shortened and continues to make capital market participants highly risk averse. Evidently, commercial property in Germany remains among the beneficiaries of this scenario. The transaction volume in the third quarter of 2018 totalled almost €15.6bn, making it not only the strongest quarter of the year but also the strongest third quarter in the current cycle.The purchaser structure remains highly diverse. By way of example, more than 100 different investors have invested at least €100m during the year to date, which is unprecedented at this point in a year."
"The transaction volume in the German residential property investment market promises to be the second highest in the current market cycle"
"Mixed-use properties and portfolios containing properties with a variety of uses are attracting more and more attention in the German commercial property investment market."