Economic growth intensified during 1H17 and perhaps peaked during 2Q. Robust growth was recorded throughout the region with the strongest GDP recorded in seven years. Occupational markets generally strengthened across the region and demand for core investments remained strong. Over the next three years we anticipate All Property total returns will be around 6.3% p.a. The returns are primarily being driven by income with rental growth amidst a strengthening and broadening occupational environment. The industrial sector is expected to remain the strongest performer by some margin, followed by the retail sector and then office.
Source : UBS AG