The European Central Bank (ECB) unveiled a EUR 1.1 trillion quantitative easing package to stimulate the Eurozone economy for the next 18 months
There was a record-setting €80.6 billion ($91 billion) of closed European commercial real estate (CRE) and real estate owned (REO) transactions in 2014
This week the ECB has taken markets somewhat by surprise with the scale of its quantitative easing (QE) program and this should help to consolidate recent bond yield and currency falls.
This week Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe IV announced the acquisition of three assets in Germany for its European logistics company, Logicor.
According to property consultancy Knight Frank, office space in Hong Kong is more than twice as expensive as prime commercial property in any other global city.
Global direct commercial real estate investment transaction volumes hit a new record high in the final quarter of 2014.
Global real estate consultant Cushman & Wakefield reports commercial real estate investment volume in Italy during 2014 is expected to be in the range of 5 billion euros.
According to Cushman and Wakefield, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) will enjoy a significant increase of property investment activity in 2015.
Dwindling supply of well-located stock will continue to drive South East and London rental growth
London's West End remained the world's highest-priced office market, but Asia continued to dominate the world's most expensive office locations.
Money will continue to flow into real estate from across the capital markets worldwide, but investors should be increasingly concerned about getting caught late in the cycle
Fundamentals are improving across many office markets in The Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe as we head into 2015.
Retail property is in strong demand across most of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), as property investors are taking on more risk