Debora Matteau Lectures: Why Global Real Estate Investments Fell In 2014?
03/14/2015

Debora Matteau will release the complete volume of her lectures online in May 2016

Online PR News – 14-March-2015 – Claremont NH – In a new series of lectures and interviews Real Estate Expert Debora Matteau explains why global real estate investment fell in 2014 for the first time in five years, dropping 6.3% to US$1.21 trillion. Debora Matteau’s findings coincide with recent research published on March 10 at MIPIM.

In her opening address, Debora Matteau elaborated on how investing reports recorded excess capacity in some parts of the property market and past policy tightening impacted on Chinese investors and developers, excluding China land sales, global volumes rose 9%. Asia in fact saw modest growth (1%) last year despite these and other tightening measures. Other regions recorded stronger increases, with the Americas ahead 11.4% and Europe 11.8%. Europe would have led the way more significantly had it not been for the strength of the US dollar.

This decline in activity can be solely attributed to a drop in Chinese land purchasing – however, most of the market is in rude health and set to improve further still in 2015, according to , Debora Matteau annual global capital markets report International Investment Atlas. Indeed, the report forecasts global investment volumes to rise by 11% in 2015 to US$1.34 trillion, led by Europe and the US.

Despite the heightened risks we also have to contend with, this all points to the up cycle in global real estate being both magnified and extended.

Debora Matteau will release the complete volume of her lectures online in May 2016.

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