- Global commercial real estate (CRE) investment totaled US$109 billion (measured in fixed US$), a steep reduction (-57%) from Q2 2019 and the lowest quarterly total since 2012.

 

- Americas (-69%) reported the sharpest decline in investment activity in Q2 2020, due to fewer portfolio sales. EMEA (-38%) and APAC (-46%) saw similar levels of decline in investment activity on a year-over-year basis.

 

- Cross-border investment volume fell by 52% in Q2 2020 compared to the same quarter last year. Singapore was the top destination for foreign capital in Q2 2020, followed by London and Hamburg. Paris remained the top destination for foreign capital on a trailing twelve-month basis.

 

- Global retail and office yields edged higher, while Industrial yields remained level in Q2 2020. Yield spreads widened further on falling global bond rates.