The Spanish real estate is the second most attractive in Europe

Published on March 19th 2015

15% of investors put Spain as a destination for investment. UK tops the list with 31% of European investors and Madrid remain in second position as far as cities are concerned, only behind London and ahead of Paris, Berlin and Milan

15% of European investors have put Spain as a favorite investment destination, just behind the United Kingdom, which was chosen by 31%, according to a study by real estate consultancy CBRE. Thus we see how the change of cycle in the Spanish economy is reflected between the opinion of real estate investors who have put the country first, the same level as Germany. Thus, in 2015 the investment trend will consolidate previous year, when 10,000 million investment were exceeded in Spain. 32% of investors has put his interest in real estate debt.

The main reason for this positive trend has been that demand has ceased to concentrate only on prime product in major cities and have moved to a larger framework. Diversification into new locations and alternative products makes it possible that this trend will continue, say experts from CBRE. As part of this diversification strategy, 32% of investors has put his interest in real estate debt, which has become the most popular alternative sector. This has reached a volume of 49,000 million euros in 2014, up from 10,000 million in 2012.

Behind, the dorms are located, with 27%, and health and leisure sectors, with 17% each one. Another conclusion of this report is that Madrid remains in second position as far as cities are concerned, only behind London and ahead of Paris, Berlin and Milan, while Barcelona is in eleventh place. On the other hand, positive economic prospects making diversification, so that cities outside the top ten rankings have gone to concentrate 9% of answers in 2013, to 19% in 2015 to increase.