• Global commercial real estate investment volume in Q2 2021 grew by 98% year-over-year, driven by robust activities in the Americas and APAC.

 

  • Americas and APAC investment volumes returned to pre-COVID levels in Q2, while European volume is expected to return in H2 on the back of economic recovery and widespread COVID-19 vaccinations.

 

  • Capital continued to flow primarily to industrial and multifamily assets, while office investors remained focused on core assets.

 

  • Global industrial yield compressed significantly in H1 2021 driven particularly by the U.S. market. Office and retail yields remained largely stable. Counter-cyclical opportunities arose as cap rates increased for Americas office and APAC retail.