In addition to macroeconomics, this report explores six key global themes:

  • Capital Markets: Corporate acquisitions will continue to shape the investment market in 2018.
  • Pricing: Overall, cap rates will largely be stable globally in 2018, supported by positive investor sentiment and capital availability.
  • Office: Leasing fundamentals are positive; constrained by tight labor supply.
  • Retail: Buoyant consumer confidence is driving retail demand.
  • Industrial & Logistics: E-commerce continues to drive strong industrial and logistics demand.
  • Multifamily: Multifamily is the star performer of the U.S. commercial property market.