Pandemic Weighs on Investment Activity, With Lowest Q2 Investment Volume Since 2010


  • Q2 investment volume1 decreased by 69.9% year-over-year to $40.2 billion as both limited property touring and market uncertainty from the COVID-19 pandemic hampered investment activity. Excluding large portfolio and entity-level deals, single-asset volume decreased by 67.2% year-over-year.


  • The hotel sector had the largest percentage decrease year-over-year (-91.2%), while industrial had the least at -49.8%. Multifamily, which received the highest share of total investment, had the largest absolute decrease (-$34.1 billion).