The European residential investment market continues to grow at an impressive rate and this year the market has seen significant growth in demand from a wider range of global investors. Investors are attracted to the stable income profile, improved diversification and possibilities of building scale in the long term.
Our market report highlights current trends at a national and international level, anticipating a number of key developments in the year ahead.
Key highlights include:
• Investment in European residential totalled €43 billion in 2017, a rise of 13% YOY. This includes: stabilised assets, development deals as well as corporate transactions.
• The market has continued to experience a growth in demand from a wider range of global investors attracted to the stable income profile, improved diversification and possibility of building a residential platform. This appetite is expected to grow unabated for the foreseeable future.
• Peripheral markets such as Denmark, Spain and Ireland saw significant growth in investment volumes as investors targeted opportunities in emerging markets.