Investment into France is “beyond all expectations”
Savills has claimed that investment volume into the French market went “beyond all expectations” last year, with the French market chalking up some “phenomenal” figures for 2019.
By third quarter 2019, France attracted investment of more than €23 billion for the year — a 26 percent gain on the same period in 2018, according to the consultancy in its Investment France Q3 2019 December report. And 2019 is expected to prove to be a record-breaking year for investment activity once full-year data is available.
Out of the three largest European markets, France is the only one to report positive investment growth. As a result, the French market’s third-place position looks secure as it edges closer to its biggest rivals: Germany, on a total investment volume of €55 billion (down by 1 percent), and the UK, on €39 billion (down by 28 percent). Overall across Europe, investmen