Global commercial real estate investment declined by 51% year-over-year in Q3 to $142 billion. Investment fell by 53% in the Americas, 54% in Europe and 31% in Asia-Pacific. Rising interest rates in many countries contributed to the significant drop of investment activity.
According to HVS' latest annual European Hotel Transaction Report, hotel transactions for 2022 totaled €13.3bn ($14.4bn USD), an 18% fall on the previous year as the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, rising energy and food costs and high interest rates hit investor confidence.
According to international property consultant Knight Frank, prime residential rents continue to rise but the rate of growth is slowing. Across ten global cities luxury rents increased 10.2% on average in the 12 months to Q3 2022, down from a high of 11.9% in Q1 2022.
The pandemic-induced housing boom continues with prices rising by 9.2% on average across 55 countries and territories in the year to June 2021.
International property consultant Knight Frank's latest Global Buyer Survey released this week analyzed the impact that Covid-19 had on residential buyers' attitudes to purchasing homes around the world.