Investment in the European real estate market dropped significantly in Q2 2016 compared to the same quarter last year, falling by 26% to EUR55.bn. EUR107.5bn was invested in H1 2016, down by 30% compared to the same period in 2015.
The uncertainty triggered by Britain’s vote to leave the European Union has reduced investors’ appetite for risk. With supply of safe investments extremely limited, this has led to increased competition and further falls in yields in the core sector, and a drop in the volume of transactions.
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