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2015 Global Property Performance

Trends and Insights from the 2015 IPD® Global Annual Property Index.

Global property held directly by private investors delivered a total return of 10.7% in 2015, marking the sixth consecutive year of positive performance since the global financial crisis (GFC). Global performance edged modestly upward from 10.0% in 2014, to reach its highest level since 2007. Ireland continued to lead other countries, though returns moderated from near 40.0% in 2014 to 25.0% in 2015. Ireland’s performance was followed by Spain (15.3%) and Sweden (14.1%). The UK (13.1%) and USA (12.1%) also provided double-digit returns above their long-term averages and above the global index in 2015.