The GMA annual investments totalled $6.3 billion in 2018, representing a 24.9% increase year-over-year.

Foreign investments increased by 15.1% (in $) in 2018 year-over-year and accounted for 10.1% of the total volume invested in the GMA.

The three key asset types that peaked investors interest in 2018 were multifamily, industrial, and office, accounting respectively for 34.1%, 22.2%, and 17.4% of the total investments in monetary terms.

The scarcity of vacant sites for development has led to a two-fold decrease in the number of land transactions concluded on the island of Montreal in 2018 compared to 2017.