Market report 2016 – Investment

2016 brought an outstanding growth in property investment volume; the sum of deals doubled comparing to 2015 as it approached 1.55 billion euros. This is the second largest amount ever recorded in the Hungarian market.

High quality office buildings continue to be the most wanted; several such properties were sold over EUR 50 million. German investors are active in this segment again; additionally, domestic real estate funds successfully closed many valuable deals as well. The upcoming scarcity of premium offices became apparent by the end of 2016. According to the expectations forward purchase agreements will return to the market.

Domestic real estate funds still have a great appetite int he EUR 30-50 million price range; the Diófa Fund Manager and the Erste Real Estate Fund were active buyers, just as they had been in the previous year.

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