CMS European Real Estate Deal Point Study 2015
The upturn in the European real estate transactions market is continuing. After the lows of 2008 and 2009, a steady increase in the importance of portfolio transactions and a significant downward trend in retail property have been features of the past five years. The market is also seeing more international investors, with the lowest proportion to be found in the German-speaking countries. There are strong signs that the European market is becoming more seller-friendly overall. For our CMS European Real Estate Deal Point Study 2015, we analysed contract clauses relating to 675 real estate transactions we advised on in 13 countries, making it possible to identify regional differences and trends. The study evaluated transactions in a pan-European context and comes after four previous CMS Real Estate Deal Point Studies which focused on the German property market.