Global Rent and Capital Value Indices MarketView Q1 2017
• The global economy picked up speed in Q1 2017. Despite a slow start in the U.S., Oxford Economics forecasts that global GDP growth will accelerate to 3.5% in 2017
• Global rent and capital values recorded further growth in Q1 2017 across all property types, except for retail rents, which registered a decline of 1.8% quarter-over-quarter in Q1 2017.
• Capital values continued to grow faster than rents, though the pace was uneven across regions and the industrial sector outperformed.