07.08.2012 - European commercial property investment markets proved quite resilient
Following a record investment year in 2011, transactions in Slovakia were always going to be down in 2012 with a quiet first half 2012. Transaction activity is expected during 2H 2012. Investment activity in Czech Republic in the first six months of 2012 (256 million EUR) fell by 60% when compared to the same period of last year (626 million EUR), but is still 40% above the volume achieved in 2010. Foreign investors were the key driver of the market, taking the lionís share of deal volume (87%) in the Czech Republic and 48% in Europe. European commercial property investment markets proved quite resilient in the second quarter, with volumes totalling 29.2 billion EUR, 8% up on Q1. ..............................................Full Article: Source
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