Fast Facts from the Q2 2017 report

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Americas

Asian and Middle East sovereign wealth funds ramp up real estate investments

SWFs and pension funds have continued to increase their real estate allocations and have led the charge in investment in new sub-sectors.

European buyers ramp up investment in U.S. hotels

Despite concerns that global capital flows into the U.S. lodging markets could slow during 2017, offshore investors continued to show interest in hotels across the country.

Asia Pacific

APAC investment in the spotlight

Investment activity in Asia Pacific showed the biggest uptick of all three regions, rising 13 percent year-on-year in the first six months of the year.

Japan’s real estate market to stay bullish

A combination of Abenomics and quantitative easing has led to a revived economy and an increasingly bullish real estate market in the Land of the Rising Sun.

EMEA

Automotive investment: the next big alternative asset class?

Investors are flocking to the UK’s automotive sector as new green technology and the potential for long-term growth raise the profile, and profits, of this alternative asset class.

Investment in the Last Mile

Often referred to as ‘The Last Mile’, city and urban logistics has been thrown into the spotlight with the exponential growth in e-commerce.

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