European Commercial Property Survey: Challenging setting in Europe, but some positive signs Q1 2013 | RICS

The challenging economic climate in Europe continues to weigh on the region’s commercial property sector. Indeed, the majority of national markets covered in the survey are recording falling occupier activity and a negative outlook for rents and capital values. However, while the overall assessment for the region remains bleak, it is not completely negative. 


  • Picture remains weak overall, but some positive signs
  • Germany and Russia are top performers
  • Weakness spreading from ‘peripheral’ Europe to core 

(This article features excerpts from the full report – please download it here)