INVESTMENT VOLUME STILL RELATIVELY LOW
The Leipzig investment market generated a transaction volume of 111 million € in the first quarter of 2019. The Saxon metropolis is thus experiencing a weaker start to the year and is also confirming the previous year's trend, where a final result of 800 million € did not match the outstanding results of previous years. Although the investment pressure from investors remains high and Leipzig is one of the most attractive locations after the "Big Seven", the prevailing lack of products limits higher transaction activity. Large-volume sales in the core segment are particularly lacking at present. As no such major deals have yet been concluded, the current volume is around 48 % below the 5-year average. Nonetheless, it can be assumed that the market will pick up noticeably as the year progresses with a corresponding range of products, thus following the nationwide trend again.
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