This site uses web cookies · Read our Policy here
International: (+34) 952 198 657
Open navigation menu

US ''Driving Returns'' In Global Property Investment

First name: 

 

Last name: 

 

Tel. Number: 

IPIN Disclaimer.

  We never share your data with any third parties.

*Note: IPIN investment opportunities are available subject
to location and certain knowledge / experience criteria.

News by Category

Archives



real estate  United States  Canada  Europe  Ireland  Real Estate Investment  Edinburgh  Toronto  Seattle  Jones Lang LaSalle  London  New York  Sydney  Munich  Cushman and Wakefield  Arthur de Haast  Americas  Berlin  Vancouver  San Diego  Ken McCarthy 

US ''Driving Returns'' In Global Property Investment

By - Thursday 26 April 2012

The driving force behind the annual returns of 9.8 per cent realised on global real estate investment in 2011 is the recovery in the US's market. In its latest report, IPD revealed the country generated returns of 14.5 per cent for investors, while at the other end of the scale, Ireland's market was firmly in negative territory and in nations such as Portugal and Japan, returns remained flat. The organisation noted declines in the value of real estate, particularly in southern European countries, resulted in a "drag on performance".

A report published last month by Cushman & Wakefield also highlighted the recovery in the Americas region, with the firm pointing out there is reason to be optimistic about the property market in this part of the world this year. "The main drivers of growth - low interest rates, pent-up demand, balance sheet improvement and healthier labour markets - are still very much in place," senior economist and senior managing director of research at the organisation Ken McCarthy asserted. The IPD data highlighted the difference in performance between cities in the US and Canada - such as Vancouver, San Diego, Seattle, New York and Toronto - where returns are close to or above 15 per cent, and those elsewhere in the world, including Sydney, London, Edinburgh, Munich and Berlin, where investors can expect to achieve ten per cent or less on their assets.

Jones Lang LaSalle recently revealed global property investment volumes slid by 23 per cent between the first quarter of this year and the same three-month period in 2011. However, head of the firm's international capital group Arthur de Haast noted that, while economic uncertainty in Europe continued, investment activity in the US and Canada was robust. The volume of transactions completed in the US between January and March was up 16 per cent annually, while Canada experienced growth of more than 50 per cent during the same timeframe. 

Subscribe to IPIN Live by Email - Get our News & Blog updates delivered directly to your inbox - click here

Glossary

Visit Our Investment Terms Glossary


Comments

 

*This page is provided for information purposes only and should not be construed as offering advice. IPIN is not licensed to give financial advice and all information provided by IPIN regarding real estate should never be treated as specific advice or regulations. This is standard practice with property investment companies as the purchase of property as an investment is not regulated by the UK or other Financial Services Authorities.


«« Back to IPIN Live

Follow IPIN Global


Latest Content

Recent Comments

Powered by Disqus