New investment in commercial properties and development sites totalled EUR 14.37bn in the fourth quarter and consequently reached the third highest quarterly volume of the last ten years. 2014 as a whole closed with an investment volume of EUR 39.84bn. At a good 30%, the fifth increase in succession was the second largest after 2010 (+83%).
The eight largest purchases between EUR 300 and EUR 800m alone resulted in Q4 in a volume of EUR 3.6bn. Over the year as a whole, 18 transactions worth EUR 300m plus were registered. Totalling EUR 7.8bn, they account for 20% of the volume for the year.
Source : DTZ