The richest people in the world are investing in property in an average of about one fifth of its share capital and the share of Asian investors is surprisingly high. According to a study by the International real estate advisor Savills, conducted with the assistance of Wealth-X, a rich elite of the world (about 200 thousand) have invested in real estate 19% of their savings . Cumulative condition of these people is $ 27,770 billion - so the total cost of the acquired real estate is $ 5328 billion , reports portal The Economic Times.
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 ) .
" 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.