DTZ Research, part of consultancy firm DTZ, estimates a 22 percent growth in the global capital available for property investment in 2011 going up to USD 281 billion. The most recent Great Wall of Money report launched in October of this year points out to US as the country with the largest projected increase of available capital – USD 97 billion, up 54 percent on the 2009 estimates. The result is in accordance with the 89 points result in the DTZ Fair Value Index, which highlights the fact that most markets in the US are an opportunity for various investors. The Asia-Pacific region posted a growth of 29 percent, with a cumulated capital of USD 71 billion, while the available capital for Europe stands at USD 112 billion
The DTZ report points out to the comeback of listed and private companies, with listed companies adding up 17 percent of the available capital, compared to 4 percent in December 2009. The capital coming from private companies is of 14 percent of the available total, up from a pervious 3 percent value. Third-party managed funds remain the main source of capital, even though their stake went down from 77 percent to 49 percent.