Total investment volume in Romania accounted at the end of the first quarter of 2021 at EUR 98.0 mln., 19% less compared with the volume transacted during the three months of 2020. The largest deal of the quarter represented 37% of the total investment volume and that indicates investors’ adversity towards risks nowadays.

Bucharest was the main action scene of the transactional activity during the first three months of the year. 57% of the total investment volume, gathered from three transactions, established once more the capital city the favourite place for investors to bring their money. Nonetheless, regional cities witnessed six transactions with the most wanted type of properties, meaning for office and industrial uses.

At the end of Q1 2021, prime yields kept a stable pace for the office and industrial segments, remaining at 7.00%, respectively 7.75%. As retail continued to be affected by most of the imposed health and safety regulations, the prime yield maintained as well at the value from the previous year end, at 7.00%.