Investors stay on top by adopting diverse strategies
Investors have adopted an increasingly diverse set of strategies to commercial property investment, ensuring global investment volumes have remained above the previous peak of end-2007 for the sixth year in a row, reaching more than $1.7 trillion on an annual rolling basis, a situation likely to continue into 2020, according to Colliers International in its latest Capital Flows Research at international property and investment trade fair, EXPO REAL.
Key themes in 2019The 12-month rolling average for global investment volumes stood at over $1.7 trillion at mid-2019 and remains significantly ahead of the $1.25 trillion peak of end of 2007. Although global political fragmentation is starting to have a global economic impact, investors are responding by undertaking selective strategies to succeed by taking a localized network approach to diversification, allowing them to take informed decisions along the risk curve. Much of the glo