According to JLL's latest City Investment Intensity Index, six of the top 10 Global Commercial Markets for Investment Intensity are European.
The survey from JLL indicates that European cities are dominating in terms of attracting the most direct real estate investment in comparison to their economic size.
City Investment Intensity Index determines the real estate market liquidity and acts as a barometer of a city’s overall attractiveness.
According to the survey, London has maintained its position at the top of the Index, as “the world's most liquid and transparent real estate market”. The Global Top 5 is completed by Munich (2nd), Oslo (4th), Frankfurt (7th), Copenhagen (8th) and Stockholm (9th), tech-rich cities with a high quality of life and strong environmental credentials, factors that are progressively being intergrated into investment strategies.
As stated in the report, Oslo, Copenhagen and Stockholm are transparent markets with strong technology and environmental credentials. Moreover, as far as Frankfurt is concerned, investment volumes has risen by almost 80% over the past year in Germany’s largest cross-border investment market.
In the image below you can see the list with the top 25 Global Commercial Markets for Investment Intensity: