Total volume of GMA investments in H1 2019 (in $) increased by 2.2%, while the number of transactions remained practically unchanged compared to H1 2018.
There was a noticeable increase in downtown Montreal office investment opportunities in H1 2019 compared to 2018, resulting in several major transactions, while a few others are expected to be closed in H2 2019.
In contrast, the supply of industrial investment assets offered in H1 2019 was limited, leading to a 37.7% drop of $ volume year-over-year, despite an increase in the average sale price per sq. ft.
To counter the scarcity of land investment opportunities, investors are increasingly embarking on land assemblies, redevelopment and repurposing projects.