August 8, 2019

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Download the report to explore current cap rates, expected returns on cost for value-add acquisitions, cap rate trends and expectations of cap rate movements over the next six months.

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U.S. Cap Rate Snapshot


Capitalization rates for U.S. commercial real estate assets were broadly unchanged in H1 2019. All property types across nearly all classes and segments changed by less than 10 basis points either up or down. Multifamily and industrial cap rates tightened the most.

We expect cap-rate stability in the second half of 2019 across property types, segments, classes and market tiers, with only the hotel sector having a mixed outlook.


Cap Rate Snapshot: Select Markets


One-page overviews of cap rates and expected returns on cost by property type, sector, class and/or segment for select U.S. Markets:


Cap Rate Commentary from Spencer Levy

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Read more on the CBRE Capital Watch Blog.


Spencer Levy

Spencer Levy
Chairman, Americas Research | Senior Economic Advisor

“Are we now on the verge of a breakout for higher cap rates? I believe we are on the verge of a breakout, but not necessarily toward higher cap rates."

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