2016 Q4 Commercial Real Estate Market Survey

The REALTORS® Commercial Real Estate Market Trends measures quarterly activity in the commercial real estate markets, as reported in a national survey. The survey collects data from REALTORS® engaged in commercial real estate transactions. The survey is designed to provide an overview of market performance, sales and leasing transactions, along with information on current economic challenges and future expectations.


  •  69.0 percent of REALTORS® closed a commercial sale. 
  • Sales volume rose 12.9 percent from a year ago. 
  • Sales prices increased 5.5 percent year-over-year. 
  • The average transaction value equaled $1.1 million in Q4.2016.