BrickVest Insights

Surveys and other research conducted with our investors and sponsors

Commercial Real Estate Trends Annual Report

Commercial Real Estate Trends Annual Report

BrickVest's industry barometer polls our market participants throughout the year, providing insights into the preferences and intentions of real …

[Barometer Q22020] Real estate expected to increase its share of assets under management in several major European markets over the next year

[Barometer Q22020] Real estate expected to increase its share of assets under management in several major European markets over the next year

British, German and French investors all expect real estate’s percentage of total investment to grow in the next 12 months, according to …

[Infographic] The thoughts of real estate managers in the context of COVID-19

[Infographic] The thoughts of real estate managers in the context of COVID-19

What is real estate developers'outlook on real estate industry after the COVID19 crisis? How will the investment/transaction volume in major …

[Barometer Q12020] Real estate investor sentiment remains stable in first quarter – effects of pandemic yet to be seen

[Barometer Q12020] Real estate investor sentiment remains stable in first quarter – effects of pandemic yet to be seen

The most significant change we have seen in the first BrickVest barometer of 2020 is in geographic focus of real estate investment.

[Barometer Q42019] The taste of the moment: moderate-risk real estate investment strategies

[Barometer Q42019] The taste of the moment: moderate-risk real estate investment strategies

Almost six in ten of the 7,500 international investors surveyed by BrickVest in the last quarter of 2019 stated a preference for moderate risk …

[Barometer Q32019] Caution grips UK property investors as demand for low risk strategies climbs

[Barometer Q32019] Caution grips UK property investors as demand for low risk strategies climbs

Demand for core and core plus strategies has increased by 24% over the last year while appetite for opportunistic and development deals drops by …

Real estate debt finance: disconnect between the buy-side and sell-side

Real estate debt finance: disconnect between the buy-side and sell-side

A survey of real estate debt stakeholders conducted by BrickVest in the third quarter of 2019 reveals the difficulties faced by borrowers in …

[BAROMETER Q22019]  UK loses support among commercial property investors as sentiment swings towards Germany

[BAROMETER Q22019] UK loses support among commercial property investors as sentiment swings towards Germany

Demand for UK property slips further as Brexit uncertainty intensifies. France and Germany biggest beneficiaries among international and …

[BAROMETER Q12019]  UK loses support among commercial property investors as sentiment swings towards Germany

[BAROMETER Q12019] UK loses support among commercial property investors as sentiment swings towards Germany

Brexit dampens popularity of UK among international and domestic investors alike. Appetite for high risk strategies falls to new low.

[Real Estate Barometer Q4 2018] UK real estate investors up their exposure to US market.

[Real Estate Barometer Q4 2018] UK real estate investors up their exposure to US market.

Sentiment among UK commercial property investors towards the US has risen dramatically over the past 12 months as enthusiasm for their home …

[Real Estate Barometer Q3 2018] Appetite for high risk commercial real estate opportunities plummets in past 12 months

[Real Estate Barometer Q3 2018] Appetite for high risk commercial real estate opportunities plummets in past 12 months

International investor appetite for high risk commercial property ventures such as Opportunistic and Speculative Development has plummeted by …

CRE: the growing divergence in risk appetite between sponsors and investors

CRE: the growing divergence in risk appetite between sponsors and investors

New research made by BrickVest reveals a growing divergence in risk appetite between property sponsors and investors with the former looking to …

[Real Estate Barometer Q2 2018] 'Everything in moderation', say real estate investors as appetite for low and high-risk strategies drops

[Real Estate Barometer Q2 2018] 'Everything in moderation', say real estate investors as appetite for low and high-risk strategies drops

International commercial property investor appetite for moderate risk strategies such as Value-add and Light Refurbishment has reached its …

[Real Estate Barometer Q1 2018] 2018 sees flight to safety among international real estate investors

[Real Estate Barometer Q1 2018] 2018 sees flight to safety among international real estate investors

Sentiment among international commercial property towards high-risk real estate investment strategies has dramatically fallen over the past 12 …

Blockchain-enabled lease contracts to arrive in 2022, predict real estate investors

Blockchain-enabled lease contracts to arrive in 2022, predict real estate investors

61% of property investors expect to see blockchain technology used to buy and sell assets, 9% increase on 2016. Investors predict first …