U.S. Quarterly Property Index

Most returns have softened since 2015 but the industrial sector has proved more resilient.
Source: MSCI IPD

In the year to March 2018, the IPD U.S. Quarterly Property registered an overall total return of 7.1 percent, a slight increase on the prior quarter but down from the recent peak of 12.9 percent in September 2015. Most returns have softened since 2015 but the industrial sector has proved more resilient. This is particularly true for industrial performance in the West of the country where total returns ended the year to March with a 15 percent total return. At the other end of the spectrum, residential assets in the Midwest had the weakest performance over the year with a 2.6 percent total return.