The transaction volume during Q1 2022 has grown by 13% on a yearly basis compared to Q1 2021. Compared to the pre-pandemic period, the Q1 2022 transaction volume outperforms both Q1 2018 and Q1 2019.
The office segment has the highest share (25%) of total transaction volume with Y-o-Y growth of 194%.
The demand for modern industrial & logistics real estates continues to be strong. The industrial & logistics segment has been the 2nd largest segment in the real estate investment market during Q1, followed by the residential segment with the 3rd largest investment share.
Both retail, healthcare and hotel segments were on the rise during Q1, showing growth of 63%, 92% and 100% respectively.
The largest transaction during Q1 2022 was the sale of 3 public properties by SBB to Svenska Myndighetsbyggnader.
Transactions in the healthcare segment were represented mainly by investments in the elderly care properties.
A notable retail transaction during Q1 was the acquisition of the shopping centre Heron City by Serena Properties. More transactions within the retail segment are expected to come during 2022.
Capital Markets - Patrik Kallenvret