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Cushman & Wakefield London Old Broad Street

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Paddy Allen

Partner, specialising in European Student Accommodation investment and advisory

Carlo Barel di Sant'Albano

Chairman EMEA - Chief Executive Global Capital Markets & Investor Services

Jan-Willem Bastijn

Head of EMEA capital markets - Member EMEA Board - Member Global Operating Committee

Bruno Berretta

Associate Director Research and Insight

Paul Boursican

Head of International Capital Markets

Richard Coleman

Head of EMEA Communications

Lib Dear

Senior Surveyor

Seetle Dool

PR Manager

John Forrester

Global President

Nicola Gillen

Head of Total Workplace EMEA

Rob Hall

International Partner - Global Occupier Services

David Hutchings

International Partner - Head of EMEA Investment Strategy

Silvia Jodlowski

Senior Research Analyst

Despina Katsikakis

International Partner & Head of Occupier Business Performance

Riccardo Pizzuti

Senior Research Analyst

George Roberts

Head of UK & Ireland

Michael Rodda

Head of EMEA Retail Capital Markets Investment

Jonathan Rumsey

Associate Director

Stephen Screene

International partner - COO capital markets

Robert Seabrook

Partner - Head of Hotel transactions EMEA

Emma Swinnerton

International Partner, EMEA Head of Flexible Leasing Solutions

Argie Taylor

Partner - Head of APAC Cross Border

Eric Van Dyck

Chairman of the EMEA Team

Colin Wilson

Chief Executive Officer, EMEA

Darren Yates

Head of EMEA Retail Research and Insight


The Great Wall of Money - 2017

While this cycle continues to see an extraordinary level of capital targeting real estate around the world, the pace of growth appears to have moderated. As (...)


The Great Wall of Money 2016

With investment activity approaching record levels in some markets, the pace of growth in capital raising is slowing. Indeed, 2015’s 3% increase is much weaker than (...)


German Open Ended Funds - Discount expected to remain high

German open-ended funds (GOEFs) hold EUR 81bn of property assets across the globe. Nearly 16% or EUR 12.8bn of these are to be sold by 2017. (...)


European liquidity : UK remains Europe’s most liquid market in 2014

Liquidity indicates the ease with which investors can enter and exit a market. We measure liquidity by measuring transaction volumes relative to each market’s commercial property (...)


United States : Invest now while pricing remains attractive - Q3 2014

U.S. commercial real estate investment reached USD66bn in Q3 2014. This took rolling annual volumes to a new pre-crisis level of USD270bn, a 20% increase on (...)


Europe Retail & Shopping Centre : Record volume in 2015 - Q3 2014

Europe is emerging from the crisis with positive GDP, retail sales and consumer spending growth forecast for the next five years. But, the speed and extent (...)


Asia Pacific Transaction Price Index : Prices reach new record high - Q3 2014

  DTZ Research is pleased to launch the first Asia Pacific Transaction Based Price Index (TBPI). Our index shows that Asia Pacific commercial property grew 4% (...)


European Transaction Price Index : Recovery on continent as UK breaks new records - Q3 2014

Prices for European commercial real estate were up 7% over the third quarter, according to our latest DTZ European Transaction based price index. Growth is now broader (...)


China : Building acquisition drops in third quarter - Q3 2014

Total investment volume dropped 22.1% quarter-on-quarter (q-o-q) to be recorded at US$28.4bn. Most notably, investment in the building segment plunged 59.4% q-o-q or 63.6% year-on-year (y-o-y) to (...)


Italy : Non-European activity boosts the investment volume - Q3 2014

The summer period has seen the Italian investment market activity rebound after a disappointing Q2. Volume reached EUR964m of transactions over the last quarter, above the (...)


Europe : Asian inflows drive volumes higher - Q3 2014

European commercial real estate investment reached EUR39.2bn in Q3 2014. This took rolling annual volumes to EUR 168bn, a 24% increase on the same period a (...)


Czech Republic : Volume driven by logistics - Q3 2014

DTZ believes that the total investment volume could reach up to €2bn in the year 2014 thanks to strong investor activity in Q3 and the volume (...)


The Great Wall of Money - Opportunities becoming more time limited

Total available capital for investment globally grew 15% over the last six months to USD408bn. This is the highest on record since we first published this (...)


German Open Ended Funds - Record discounts as sales accelerate

German open-ended funds (GOEFs) hold EUR 82bn of property assets across the globe. Nearly 20% or EUR 16bn of these are to be sold by 2017. (...)


Nordics : Expecting greater in- and outbound flows - Q2 2014

Nordic commercial real estate investment in Q2 2014 increased to EUR3.5bn, up by 6% compared to Q1. On an annual basis volumes are marginally lower. Growth in (...)


European Transaction-Based Price Index - Recovery delayed by non-UK price declines - Q2 2014

Prices for All European commercial real estate were up by 0.9% over the quarter in Q2 2014 according to our latest DTZ European transaction-based price index (...)


China : Private investment interests resurgent - Q2 2014

Affected by the drop in land sales, total investment transaction volume for Q2 2014 dropped by 47.7% q-o-q to be recorded at US$29.6bn. Nonetheless, calculated on (...)


Momentum to continue, despite record volume - H1 2014

EUR9bn of European logistics investment volume was recorded in the first half of 2014. This reflects a 25% increase versus H1 2013. It sets a new (...)


Czech Republic : Investment activity continues to rise - Q2 2014

Due to positive signals from the first half of the year, continuing unabated investor interest and several ongoing transactions, DTZ forecast that total annual volume could (...)


The new growth engine in search for space

In this report, we examine the state of the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector from an occupier perspective. We assess the dynamics and drivers of (...)


International investors drive liquidity - 2014

Global invested stock set a new record level of USD12.9tn at year-end 2013, driven by improving sentiment and capital value recovery. This is up 4% from (...)


Net Debt Funding Gap - Surplus expected to plug remaining gaps

Europe’s refinancing gap for 2014-15 is down 33% year on year to EUR51bn supported by bank write downs, improved capital values and more aggressive refinancing LTVs. (...)


Italy : Cross-border investors continue to push up volume - Q1 2014

Following a buoyant Q4 2013 with €1.6bn of transactions recorded for the entire year 2013 totaling EUR3.3bn invested, the Italian market started 2014 with a promising (...)


Europe : Rebound on track despite slow start - Q1 2014

Having analysed our research figures for Q1 2014 and comparing them to 2013, we believe that there is now more new supply to come and less (...)


Czech Republic : Yield compression indicates high investor demand - Q1 2014

After a strong start of the year (€268m) with recorded quarterly and annual increases, the total annual investment volumes are forecast to range between €800 million (...)


The Great Wall of Money - After new record, capital raisings to slow

Total available capital for investment globally in 2014 grew by 4% to over the six month reaching a new record level of USD354bn. At 7%, Europe (...)


German Open Ended Funds : Discount on sales increase in 2013 - March 2014

German open-ended funds (GOEFs) hold EUR 82bn of assets across the globe. But, EUR 17bn of these are to be sold by 2017 by 18 different (...)


International investment in Europe - Rise of non-European capital

Investment into Europe from non-European investors totalled EUR36bn in 2013, representing a record 26% share of total volumes. However, in absolute terms it was still below (...)


Swedish : non-domestic markets back on the radar

The purpose of this paper is to outline the recent trends in non-domestic investment activity by Swedish investors, looking at the cross border capital flow, the (...)


Global Occupancy Costs Offices - Most efficient markets challenged by cost increases - 2014

This 17th edition of the Global Occupancy Costs – Offices report presents our outlook and analysis of the costs of occupying prime office space across 138 (...)


2014 Annual Outlook : Time for occupiers and investors to boldly go…

Economic sentiment has improved markedly, with risk aversion no longer in focus. In fact, the outlook has now improved so much that many central banks are (...)


Net Debt Funding Gap - Shrinking gap means safe to lend against grade C

Based on repeated requests from our clients and the press, we have for the first time analysed the UK’s debt funding gap by property grade. Contrary (...)


Global Office Review : US rental growth below global average - H1 2013

In this new global occupier report, we provide our latest outlook for 90 office markets across Europe, Asia Pacific and the US. In the first half (...)


UK lending market : Swap review to unlock legacy loans

Many borrowers might finally be able to enter into a more productive phase of discussion with their lenders, in respect of their legacy property loans. This (...)


Property Investment Guide : Asia Pacific 2013 - 2014

We are pleased to release the 2013-2014 Asia Pacific edition of our ‘Property Investment Guide’. The guide provides an overview of the framework for property investment in (...)


Europe Office : Rents are still under pressure - Q2 2013

Aggregate office take-up across Europe reached 2.5 million sq m in Q2 2013, up from 2.1 million sq m recorded during the previous quarter according to (...)


Czech Republic : new players on the market - Q2 2013

During H1 2013 DTZ has recorded very high activity level from domestic investors who had until now not realized institutional real estate investment transactions. It is (...)


Net Debt Funding Gap : non-banks trigger surplus in core Europe

Over the next two years non-bank lenders are projected to more than bridge the gross debt funding gap. This will lead to a surplus in a (...)


Asia Pacific : first quarter growth supports strengthening market - Q1 2013

Commercial investment volumes in Asia Pacific declined by 25% in Q1 compared to the previous quarter. However, this followed an exceptional Q4 – the highest quarterly (...)


North America : top ranked region moves ahead - 2013

Despite low growth, the focus on further downside potential has receded over the last year. The macro outlook is more balanced and the recovery is expected (...)


UK : Mounting evidence of recovery - 2013

Focus on downside risk has receded over the past year. There are signs that the market is rebalancing and the outlook has become more positive. UK invested (...)


Asia Pacific : China tops Asia Pacific stock rankings - 2013

Focus on downside risk has receded over the last year. The macro outlook is more balanced and the recovery is expected to continue. For the first (...)


Europe 2013 : better than expected

Despite ongoing uncertainty and turmoil in 2012, prospects for the European economy in 2013 and beyond are less dark than expected. A strong recovery is certainly (...)


Liquidity becomes next differentiator

Focus on further downside potential has receded over the last year. As a result, the macro outlook is more balanced and the recovery expected to continue. (...)


Madrid : a positive start to 2013

The year has begun on a positive note, with 166,000m2 in office take up. During this past quarter we have seen almost a 160% increase in (...)


Barcelona : further rental decline - Q1 2013

Office take-up has increased this quarter to 46,000 sq m. This represents an increase of approximately 12% compared with the previous quarter but a 16% decrease (...)


The Great Wall of Money - More cross border and non-core coming up next

Total available capital for investment in 2013 has grown a further 3% to USD320bn over the last six months. Capital available increased in all regions except (...)


Net Debt Funding Gap: European gap to be bridged by 2015, with UK ahead

The UK posted a  55 % reduction  in its net debt funding gap over the last six  months. This is well ahead of Europe as a (...)


European 3Q property demand positive; rents rising, yields falling again

European real estate demand held positive in third quarter, bringing positive rental growth and further yield compression, says adviser Cushman and Wakefield. In its latest DNA of (...)


Slowing yield compression shows Europe in late cycle - C&W DNA Of Real Estate

The pace of yield compression slowed across Europe’s commercial real estate markets in the first quarter of 2019, showing that the sector is in late cycle, (...)


Euro rental growth accelerates, especially in office, logistics - C&W

Rental growth is accelerating across Europe and further yield compression is likely, especially in office and logistics, the main engines of rent rises in 4Q18, says (...)


European logistics yields fall below 6% for first time - Cushman

European logistics yields dropped 14bp to 5.95% in second quarter, taking them under 6% for the first time, according to adviser Cushman & Wakefield's latest DNA (...)


Milan leads office rental growth as euro yields hit record lows - Cushman

With Milan leading the way, first quarter rental growth in European office reached a six-year high of 0.8%qq, says adviser Cushman & Wakefield. European prime yields for (...)