Upward Trend in CEE Real Estate Market

Professional ServicesReal Estate ♦ Published: October 3, 2011; 12:28 ♦ (Vindobona)

Erste Group: “CEE Real Estate stocks with upside potential of 15%, profitability lags behind”. The upward trend in CEE is driven by low vacancy, strong occupier demand and low pipeline.

Upward Trend in CEE Real Estate Market / Picture: © Vindobona.org

The recent fall in highly-rated government bond yields makes investment in real estate look more attractive in terms of relative pricing between asset classes. “We are currently witnessing the highest yield gap since spring 2009. However, current ROE levels are still disappointingly low. Whereas rents have recovered from the crisis, savings in operating costs still have to be…