Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Post-Crisis Third Quarter Set with US Investments

by Brian J. Rogal, GlobeSt.com

"National commercial investment has moved steadily upward over the past four years, and in the third quarter volumes reached $66 billion, bringing the rolling annual volume to $270 billion, a post-crisis record, according to a new study by DTZ and based on data from Real Capital Analytics. The recent tendency among investors to focus more attention on secondary or tertiary markets also seems to have continued, since growth in eight top metro areas studied by DTZ was somewhat lower. Researchers from the firm expect that demand will remain strong but advise investors to consider moving away from the core areas to get higher returns...."