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Investment sales to stay in high gear, led by commercial deals | Investment Market Outlook 2022

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Colliers Research, Quarterly Report, Property investment sales

Read our latest report for insights on investment sales in Singapore’s real estate market, with an outlook for the market and expert recommendations for investors.


Report highlights:

  • Investment sales stayed in high gear for Q4 2021, growing 3.8% QOQ to reach SGD26.1 billion for 2021, an 86.8% growth YOY.

  • For FY 2021, residential sales made up the bulk of investment sales (43%), while office sales came in second (17%) with industrial sales tailing close behind (16%).

  • Investment is likely to continue its strong run in 2022, with a few major deals in the pipeline. As yields compress, we recommend investors focus on assets with potential for value-add and flexible usage. These include assets such as CBD offices with redevelopment potential, warehouses, and shophouses.

Download the report now for the latest insights on investment sales in Singapore's real estate market. 


Colliers Research, Quarterly Report, Property investment sales

Investment sales to stay in high gear, led by commercial deals | Investment Market Outlook 2022

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