The Global Real Estate Transparency Index
An essential guide for companies operating in foreign markets and a unique benchmark of real estate market transparency, the index ranks 99 countries and territories and 163 cities globally.
Explore real estate transparency by market
Find out about each country/territory’s strengths and weaknesses across six key categories: investment performance measurement, market fundamentals, governance of listed vehicles, regulatory & legal environment, transaction process and sustainability transparency. Click or search for a specific market to view its global rank and score.
Transparency, Digitization, Decarbonization…
Read about this year’s top improvers, find out more about the world’s most transparent markets and the key drivers of real estate transparency progress globally.
Key highlights from the 2020 Transparency survey
As investor allocations to the sector continue to rise, is real estate becoming more transparent and where are the pressure points?
India is one of the top improvers globally and regionally
Over the last decade, the country has shown promising developments and is now at the cusp of being ‘Transparent’ within the 2020 rankings.
London is the world’s most transparent real estate market
This year, we have extended our coverage to 163 metropolitan areas across 99 countries
Where are the top improvers?
Asian markets see the strongest transparency progress this year
Sustainability and resilience rise up the agenda
France and Australia are the most advanced when it comes to measuring the environmental impact of real estate
Disruption leading to innovation and driving transparency
COVID-19 has accelerated proptech adoption with new types of data being collected - will it lead to greater transparency?
COVID-19 creates a fast-changing legal and regulatory environment
Will the new regulations introduced during the global pandemic be integrated into future planning and property law?
Alternative property types are becoming more transparent
Rising institutional investment and greater data availability are bringing transparency to sectors like self-storage, data centers and life sciences
Health and wellness take center stage
Transparency around health and wellness metrics is becoming more important for building owners and occupiers
Transparency is key to unlocking infrastructure investment
Infrastructure can be an attractive defensive sector with long-term income stability but how transparent is it?