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Overall Net Lease

$12.5

Investment sales (YTD, billions of $US)

6.3%

Average cap rate

Net Lease Office

$4.4

Investment sales (YTD, billions of $US)

6.5%

Average cap rate

Net Lease Industrial

$5.5

Investment sales (YTD, billions of $US)

6.3%

Average cap rate

Retail Net Lease

$2.6

Investment sales (YTD, billions of $US)

6.0%

Average cap rate


  • Transactions: Industrial activity continues to grow, while liquidity for net lease office and in particular retail assets was lower in Q1 2018.
  • Markets: Liquidity for assets in primary markets continues to be softer; Sun Belt markets outperform.
  • Sources of Capital: Private investors are most active in first quarter; institutional investors mark slowdown.
  • Sources of risk: Cap rates for net lease assets largely unchanged; compressed yield environment pushing investors to think creatively.

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