Growing caution causes global real estate investment to dip in H1 as expected, but demand remains

Fast facts from the Q2 2019 report:

  • H1 global volumes down 9% y-o-y to US$341B
  • Paris saw most foreign capital investment in H1
  • APAC maintained record-breaking streak with H1 high

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“Structural shifts continue to impact the retail sector while ongoing political and economic uncertainty is also taking its toll on investor sentiment. On the other hand, risk-free rates continue to plummet, lowering financing costs and widening spreads to property at a time when investors are hungrier than ever for yield. Fundamentals remain sound, underwriting is disciplined, debt levels are generally modest, and investors remain keen to access the sector. "

Pranav Sethuraman, JLL Global Capital Markets Research