Since the beginning of 2018, the global volume of investment transactions in the real estate market has increased by 15%, reaching $165 billion, thus breaking the record of 11 years ago, according to JLL consulting company.
In particular, the growth of investment activity was observed in North and South America, where last year the negative dynamics of the transaction volume was recorded. In this region, the indicator has grown by 18%, reaching $68.8 billion. The report notes that it was the US market that became the main driver of growth, where the result was the highest for similar periods since 2015.
The dynamics in the European real estate market is also positive, where the volume of investment transactions is 18% higher than the average historical value of the first quarters. The leaders here are the UK and Germany, showing an increase of 10% and 13% respectively in comparison with the same period last year.