• Global commercial real estate (CRE) investment fell by 5% (measured in fixed US$) and by 6% (seasonally adjusted) in the first three quarters of 2019 compared to the same period last year.
  • While Americas and EMEA investment volume observed moderate declines, APAC investment volume reported an impressive rebound this quarter year-over-year.
  • Global cross-border investment decreased 26% year-to-date compared to the same period last year, headlined by a 57% decrease in U.S. cross-border inbound investment.
  • Notably, Paris replaced London as the top destination for foreign capital for the first time on record.
  • Composite yields remained in the 4-5% range, and yield spreads continued to widen due to lowering bond yields.