Investment in the Italian property market is on the rise


Experts have named the most promising sectors in 2022.

According to Oldypak Capital LP report, investment in the Italian property market increased by 18% year-on-year in 2021, mainly due to some leading sectors.


Overall situation. Real estate investment in Italy reached a volume of €9.8 billion in 2021. There were 214 transactions closed, just two less than in 2019. The average transaction value was €36 million compared to €57 million in the year before Covid.

Oldypak LP
Oldypak LP

According to Oldypak Capital LP report, noted that it expects consistent growth in 2022, with a particular focus on the logistics, office, hotel and residential sectors. And they also foresee an expansion of investment in regions other than Milan.

The most interesting real estate segments for investors, according to JLL:


Logistics: the most dynamic investment category in terms of volumes, amounting to €2.9 billion (+85% year-on-year), with a total weight of 31% compared to 19% in 2020. Record year for rental properties: 2.5 million sqm, up 10% on 2020.

Offices: €2.7bn investment in 2021. Up 24% compared to 2020. The volume of rented offices is growing: in Milan it reached 360 thousand square meters (+28% compared to 2020) and in Rome 140 thousand square meters (+13%).

Residential sector: recorded sales of around €500 million, an increase of 26% compared to the same period last year. The number of Italian property sales exceeds the pre-sales figures.

Hotels: sales of €1.3 billion, an increase of 79% compared to 2020.

Retail: investment of €1.4 billion.

Alternative assets: growth of 133% compared to 2020.

Healthcare: +134% year-on-year investment.

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