Accelerated Commercial Real Estate Investment Activity Expected In 2018

Market volatility, rising interest rates and fears of upward cap rate movement have not curbed investors’ appetite for commercial real estate this year.

In fact, according to a recent CBRE survey, commercial property investors are bullish about the industry’s performance this year due in part to the passing of President Donald Trump’s new tax law and this prolonged period of economic expansion.

Forty-five percent of those surveyed plan to ramp up their commercial real estate acquisitions in the Americas this year, and roughly 88% of respondents plan to keep pace with or increase their CRE spending in 2018, up from 83% last year. Only 12% of those surveyed plan to reduce their real estate holdings this year, down from 17% in 2017.

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