• Global commercial real estate (CRE) investment volume fell by 7.5% in the first half of 2019 compared to the first half of 2018, measured in fixed US$.
  • While Americas kept slight growth, EMEA and APAC investment volume continued to trend downwards in Q2 year-over-year.
  • Investment activity into office and apartment rebounded nicely in Q2. Apartment, in particular, recorded y-o-y growth driven by the U.S. market.
  • Composite yields remained low in the 4-5% range. But yield spreads widened due to lower levels of bond yields.