Emerging Trends in Real Estate: Europe 2016

Emerging Trends in Real Estate

Beyond the capital: Europe 2016

A survey produced jointly by PwC and ULI. We reveal an industry trying to come to terms with the needs of occupiers and the disruptive forces of technology, demographics, social change and rapid urbanisation.

Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Europe, a trends and forecast publication now in its 13th edition, is a highly regarded and widely read report in the real estate industry. Undertaken jointly by PwC and Urban Land Institute, the report provides an outlook on real estate investment and development trends, real estate finance and capital markets, cities, property sectors and other real estate issues throughout Europe.

Emerging Trends in Real Estate Europe® 2016 reflects the views of over 500 individuals who completed surveys or were interviewed as a part of the research for this report. The interviewees and survey participants represent a wide range of industry experts, including investors, fund managers, developers, property companies, lenders, brokers, advisers and consultants.

Survey responses

  • Fund/investment manager 31%
  • Real estate service firm 30%
  • Private Property Company or developer 25%
  • Publicly-listed property company or REIT 13%
  • Institutional/equity investor 12%
  • Bank, lender, or securitised lender 8%
  • Homebuilder or residential developer 4%
  • Other entity 2%

Survey responses by geographic scope of firm

  • European firm focused primarily on one country 42%
  • Global firm with global strategy 23%
  • European firm with pan-European strategy 21%
  • Other 13%

Please note respondents could choose more than one category, so percentages do not add up to 100.