Investment by overseas investors in Japanese real estate totalled US$ 8.8 billion in 2019, a substantial increase of 91% y-o-y. Asia accounted for 45% of total transaction volume.

Japanese outbound real estate transaction volume rose by 40% y-o-y to US$ 3.0 billion in 2019, the first rise since 2016. Transaction volume in Asia, which saw the largest increase (+224% y-o-y), was the highest since the survey began.