Hotel consultant STR is reporting this week that 2015 marked the first year since 2010 in which the European hotel industry passed hotels in the U.S. in year-over-year revenue per available room (RevPAR) growth.
Moderate economic growth with low interest rates, punctuated with bouts of pessimism and volatility are likely to continue in 2016
According to Knight Frank, oil tumbled to its lowest level for nearly 12 years last week, raising the prospect of further falls in fuel prices at the pumps.
According to Knight Frank's latest European Quarterly Report, the European office market recovery has gained traction, on the back of improving corporate sentiment.
According to Christie + Co., the remarkable resurgence of hotel investment in Spain will continue to be a key story in 2016. This is based on their new report titled 'The Keys to the Spanish Hotel Market Recovery'.
According to Knight Frank, active investors see Spain as the top investment target in Europe, with Germany following close behind in 2015.
According to CBRE Group, an average of $15.0 billion per year will flow out of the Middle East into direct real estate globally in the near-term.
According Knight Frank's latest European Quarterly Report, the European commercial property investment market enjoyed a strong start to 2015, with a total of €50.1 billion transacted during Q1, 2015.
European real estate is set to stay firmly in the spotlight for global investors with a resulting two-year window of high activity.
According to Cushman & Wakefield's European Real Estate Loan Sales Market Report, there was €12.2 billion of closed European commercial real estate loan and real estate owned transactions in Q1 2015.
In 2014, investor-lead transactions totaled €7.8 billion across all of Central and Eastern Europe's commercial real estate markets.
According to CBRE, Asian investment in European hotels will reach US$22.7 billion in 2015, fueled by the liberalization of domestic controls governing outbound investment.
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.
According to STR Global, Southern Europe reported a demand increase of 4.2 percent year-to-date October 2014, with the highest occupancy change (+3.6 percent) of all sub-regions in Europe.
Asset management agencies have almost €264 billion of European non-core real estate exposure.