The DNA of Real Estate: Q1 2016

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The DNA of Real Estate covers the key office, logistics and high street destinations within Europe and provide an overview of their quarterly performances, giving you a summary of prime rents and yields for the respective cities and markets. New to 2015, this European data hand-out also indicates the top 10 markets for rental growth, yield compression and capital value growth across all sectors. 

What's the DNA of Q1 2016?

  • Offices: Barcelona, Dublin and Stockholm have posted the strongest annual rental growth, all accounting for double-digit growth rates year-on-year at the end of March. Yield compression, however, was strongest in Amsterdam (-100 bp y/y), followed by Copenhagen, Lisbon, Madrid and Barcelona, all accounting for a 75 bp improvement.
  • High streets: Rental growth continues to be more extensive on the prime high streets, with 7 countries’ top retail destinations achieving double-digit rental rises. Dublin’s Grafton Street ranks first with 27% annual growth, followed by Milan (+20%), Rome (+16%), London (+15%), Tallinn (+14%), Luxembourg City (+13%) and Bratislava (+10%). Yield compression was strongest in Warsaw and Manchester, with both locations seeing yields harden by 100 bp.
  • Logistics: Dublin, Copenhagen and Barcelona have each seen rents incline by over 10% year-on-year. However, Berlin and Tallinn are leading the way for yield compression in the logistics property sector.

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