Global investments in real estate reached a record level


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The volume of investment transactions in the global commercial property market in 2018 reached its highest level in a decade, 733 billion, having increased by four percent. This is evidenced by the materials of the consulting company JLL, arrived in edition “”.

According to analysts, the largest share of funds — 36.4 billion investors spent on the various objects in London. On the second place of the ranking of the most popular investment areas — new York from 31.4 billion, the third — Paris (27,2 billion).

“A dominant position in the investment market continue to occupy the largest cities in the world, characterized by high concentration of capital, companies and skilled professionals, — noted in the JLL. — 30 per cent of global transactions are in 12 cities: London, new York, Paris, Seoul, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Shanghai, Washington DC, Sydney, Singapore, Toronto and Munich.”

In General, according to experts, the attractiveness of real estate as an asset investment in 2018, continued to grow. Thus in 2019, the pace of investment activity may be somewhat slow — 5-10 percent, predicts JLL.

In the fall of 2018, it became known that St. Petersburg real estate is becoming more attractive for investors than Moscow. But in the official capital, they continue to invest the largest share of funds.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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