Real estate crowdfunding is still the new kid on the block in the commercial real estate capital world. But the sector is quickly gaining street cred. Crowdfunding platforms have logged some impressive growth numbers in the past four years and the industry is poised for more expansion ahead as it continues to pursue a widening pool of investors.
<p>Commercial real estate transaction volume is falling back worldwide as investors keep their eyes on macroeconomic factors. Market headwinds result in a 9.4% decline in commercial real estate investment worldwide. Here's why. </p>
Private investors are becoming an ever more integral part of the commercial real estate market; it has been reported (<a href="https://kfcontent.blob.core.windows.net/research/1298/documents/en/active-capital-the-report-2017-4803.pdf">here</a>) that they now account for over a quarter of all global commercial real estate transactions. Further to this, the head of capital markets research at Knight Frank has noted that they “expect that the appetite from private investors for commercial real estate will continue to increase” adding that in the next two years “32% of ultra-high net worth individuals will invest in cross-border real estate deals”.
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Ten-X, the nation's leading online real estate transaction marketplace, today released its latest Commercial Real Estate Capital Trends report, which reveals that investment activity decreased during Q1 2017, taking a step backward after two consecutive quarters of growth. Here's why.
With the recent advent of Uber and other ride-sharing services, most owners and investors in commercial real estate see the emergence of autonomous cars as a net gain for real estate. Here's why.
For institutional investors, 2016 was a year of portfolio rightsizing. In 2017, this cascaded throughout the commercial real estate sector, which has seen an increase in flight-to-quality strategies, a widened bid-sell gap and uncertainty related to the effects of monetary policy. It appears the industry may be coming to terms with a slowing market. Here's how to maneuver the market.