First by the number of such investments takes Europe : rich European countries spent an average property to 31 % of their capital , which amounted to $ 2,391 billion in the second place is Asia with 27% ( $ 1,800 billion ) , and the third - the Middle East with 26% ( $ 880 billion ) .
Related article: Greece leases 40 islands" Crucial to the global real estate markets have primarily buyers , but the role of investors purchasing various types of real estate , is growing more and more noticeable ," - says Yolande Barnes, head of international market research Savills. In her view, private investment has stepped forward in a time when the debt crisis erupted .
According to Savills, the total value of the real estate world at the moment is about $ 180 trillion . , While 72% is habitable housing. $ 70 trillion . is a worldwide annual funds for investment - $ 20 trillion . of them make money appearing in investment real estate transactions. In turn, $ 600 billion of them in 2013 amounted to investments in commercial real estate.