The «Swiss Real Estate Sentiment Index» serves as an advance indicator for anticipated developments in the Swiss real estate investment market.
The advance indicator for anticipated developments in the real estate investment market.
The index measures the expectations of market players regarding developments over the next twelve months and is generated based on assessments of economic developments and price trends in the real estate investment market. In 2018, over 300 institutional and professional investors as well as appraisers of Swiss investment real estate took part in the yearly conducted representative survey.
The Swiss Real Estate Sentiment Index 2018 stands at 0.8 index points across all participant groups, 14.4 points down from the previous year. The index has been falling since 2016 and is currently at the stability threshold.
The price expectations of players in the Swiss real estate investment market have dropped slightly since last year and a damper has been put on price expectations for all location qualities. Nevertheless, nearly half of the respondents expect prices to remain stable over the next 12 months.