Net-lease sales volumes decrease in 2016
Overall net-lease sales volumes have decreased 20.5 percent year-over-year, with a total of $31.3 billion in net-lease transaction in the first three quarters of 2016, according to JLL’s newly released First Look at Net Lease: United States third quarter 2016 report. After coming down from a peak year of large portfolio trades in 2015, declines in the industrial and retail sectors have contributed to the decline in activity. Single-asset sales volumes, however, are up 3.5 percent year-over-year.
As investors tighten acquisition discipline to mitigate risks associated with supply constraints, cycle longevity concerns and global market activity, the net-lease sector is steadily gaining favorability. Lease quality, tenant credit and location criticality are allowing investors to find yield in net-lease