The total investment volume in Romania reached EUR 323 mln. in the first half of 2022, 6% higher compared with the amount transacted in the same period of the previous year, according to CBRE.
In the first six months, 14 transactions were signed, with an average value of 23 million euros. At the same time, 79% of the year-to-date volume was concluded during Q2 2022.
The largest transaction of the year to date was signed in the second quarter of the year, with the acquisition of EXPO Business Park by S IMMO AG from Portland Trust.
Claiming the largest share of the total investment volume, Bucharest attracted 10 transactions. Only 20% of the total investment was directed towards regional cities out of which Cluj-Napoca emerged as the most sought-after regional location.
From the point of view of the market sectors, the office sector occupies the first position, with 62% share from the H1 2022 overall country investment volume.
Industrial claims 15% and retail properties represents 12% from the total volume, while hotel and mixed-use properties have a joint share of 11%.
Regarding the nationality of the investors, the most important part of the capital, 37% of the total investment volume, was brought by Austrians, followed by Belgians (22%) and Romanians (18%).