Office properties accounted for almost half of the transaction volume in the commercial investment market in Germany, coming in at €12.1bn
83% of the transaction volume was invested in the top 7 cities (+ 17% compared to the previous year); volume in the regional and B locations fell by almost one third due to the lack of large-volume nationwide portfolios
Around €4.9bn (41% of the transaction volume) went to international investors, 88% of which went to the top locations.
Net initial yields continue to decline in some markets due to high demand and highly limited availability; average net initial yield in the top 7 investment markets at 3.21%
Transaction volume of around €25bn expected for the full year 2018