22.11.2012 - Savills: Volume of high street investment deals in continental Europe causes yields to harden
According to research by international real estate advisor Savills, the number of high street investment deals has increased from less than 5% of total retail investment in 2007 to 37% in the first three quarters of 2012 in the top eight continental European markets. This has caused yields for high street investments to harden to 4.27%, which is the lowest they have been since 2007. The research covers Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and Poland and shows that in total there has been a significant increase in high street investments since 2009, driven in particular by a jump in transactions in France and Germany in this sector, which account for 90% of the high street deals above 10 million in the survey area...............................................Full Article: Source
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