With capital growth in most prime residential markets around the world shrinking in 2019, the global economic landscape looks markedly different from that a year ago.
According to new report from CBRE, global commercial real estate investment volume, including entity-level deals, rose by 7% quarter-over-quarter but fell by 2% year-over-year in Q3 2019.
"FIFA World Cup 2018 had the desired effect: the number of guests in hotels of cities that are traditionally in demand by Russian and international tourists has increased this summer. In Saint-Petersburg, for example, the occupancy broke a three-year record with market average result of 88%
Global real estate consultant JLL is reporting this week that after a bumpy 2018, investment in global commercial real estate cooled in the first half of 2019 with year-on-year volumes dropping by 9% to $341 billion.
According to global real estate consultant JLL, three outlet centres are currently under construction in the Russia's capital, two of them with a total area of 61,000 square meters will enter the market this year.
According to JLL, the overall office take-up in 2018 amounted to 1.39m sq. m, being flat year-over-year. Strong demand and low completions have led to growth of Class A and B+ rents, by 6.3% and 3.2% respectively over the course of last year.
According to JLL, commercial real estate investment volumes in Russia reached $2.8bn in 2018, down 39% YoY from $4.7bn. Within the total, Q4 2018 investments were $966m, half the levels of Q4 2017.
Hotels in the two Russian cities of Moscow and Saint Petersburg recently enjoy the benefits of massive tourism inflows with the recent World Cup Soccer event.
According to JLL, the vacancy rate of Moscow's office market continued to decline in Q2, 2018 amid low completions and rising take-up. The current vacancy, at 12.0%, is the lowest since Q3 2008. The decline began in Q3 2015 when it was 17%.
According to global real estate consultant JLL, Russia's commercial real estate investment volumes reached USD1.29bn in H1 2018, down 39% YoY from USD2.13bn in H1 2017, says JLL.
According to JLL, Russia's real estate investments reached $728 million in Q1 2018, down 8% Year-over-Year from $792 million invested in Q1 2017.
According to JLL, Moscow office take-up was recorded at 508,000 square meters in Q4 2017, a record high since the beginning of 2013.
The Central Business District office market of Moscow contains a hidden imbalance, which is represented by a shortage of large offices. This will raise landlord confidence and stimulate rental rents growth in the near future.
Substantial increase in sales dollar volume from Canadian buyers, foreign investment in U.S. residential real estate skyrocketed to a new record-high
According to JLL, office completions in Moscow in Q1 2017 dropped to 21,143 square meters, 63% down Year-over-year. The delivery of 63,000 square meters of future office space was postponed.
The market in the Russian capital is still riding strong, gaining volume of rooms sold in most segments and rates in some. Overall, the weighted market average occupancy of the quality hotels in the Russian capital had risen 2.6 ppt.