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European Asset Managers Have $337 Billion in Real Estate Exposure

European Asset Managers Have $337 Billion in Real Estate Exposure

Asset management agencies have almost €264 billion ($337 billion USD) of European non-core real estate exposure. Read More »


Top 10 Halloween Spots Around the World

Top 10 Halloween Spots Around the World

When goblins and ghosts, monsters and maniacs, headless horseman and three-headed creatures roam the streets, looking for...their next piece of candy. Read More »

New Home Construction in U.S. Tops 1 Million, Third Time in 2014

New Home Construction in U.S. Tops 1 Million, Third Time in 2014

For the third time this year, nationwide housing starts surpassed the million-mark. Read More »

U.K. Retail Investment Reaching Pre-recession Levels

U.K. Retail Investment Reaching Pre-recession Levels

Over £1.17bn ($1.8 billion) worth of shopping centers transacted occurred during Q3 2014. Read More »


Global Property Spotlight

Harbor Place at Safety Harbor, The Jewel of Tampa Bay

Harbor Place at Safety Harbor, The Jewel of Tampa Bay

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Regional Real Estate News

Last Updated October 17, 2014 12:15 PM ET

North America

For the third time this year, nationwide housing starts surpassed the million-mark.

Average fixed mortgage rates hitting new lows for the year as 10-year bond yields briefly dipped below 2 percent.

The level of commercial and multifamily mortgage debt outstanding increased by $24.9 billion in the second quarter of 2014.

After four consecutive monthly gains, builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes fell five points.

Foreclosure filings were reported on 317,171 U.S. properties in the third quarter.

Manhattan's Midtown, Midtown South and Downtown office markets all enjoyed year-over-year performance improvements.

Last Updated October 14, 2014 10:06 AM ET

Latin America

100 days into the term of president Juan Carlos Varela, the real estate market is finding many reasons to applaud the new administration.

Host country experienced strong hotel performance gains during the months of June and July.

The Caribbean and Mexico hotel development pipeline comprises 167 hotels totaling 28,140 rooms.

Central and South America's combined hotel development pipeline comprises 384 hotels totaling 62,958 new rooms.

In a world of ever-increasing work demands, it seems people are becoming more stressed than before.

Central and South America hotel development pipeline comprises 400 hotels totaling 65,479 rooms.

Last Updated October 20, 2014 8:00 AM ET

Europe

Asset management agencies have almost €264 billion ($337 billion USD) of European non-core real estate exposure.

Over £1.17bn ($1.8 billion) worth of shopping centers transacted occurred during Q3 2014.

JLL's Hotels & Hospitality Group is reporting a Chinese investor has closed on the purchase of the Paris Marriott Hotel Champs-Elysées

More alpine sales are taking place at lower price points as the resilience of the ultra-prime markets start to ripple down the market price ladder.

The small nation of Montenegro, one of Europe's newest countries, is attracting the attention of both holidaymakers and serious high rollers.

Madrid is forecast to be one of the best performing European office markets within the next two year.

Last Updated October 1, 2014 9:22 AM ET

Asia Pacific

Houston-based global real estate firm, announced the launch of Hines India Residential.

London has become the world's most expensive city for companies to locate employees.

According to STR Global, hotels in the Asia Pacific region experienced mostly positive results during August 2014 when reported in U.S. dollars.

Megaworld, has announced that it is to develop McKinley West - an ultra-high-end township on a 34.5-hectare former JUSMAG in Fort Bonifacio

Multinational companies (MNC) are increasingly investing in purchasing offices in India and China.

Will one of the world's oldest and largest fish markets turn into American style casino resort?

Last Updated October 15, 2014 9:52 AM ET

Middle East and Africa Pacific

Bahrain's current economic stability has begun to impact its residential property market with stabilizing rates.

According to STR Global, the Middle East and Africa region reported mixed performance during August 2014 when reported in U.S. dollars.

Strong economic activity in Oman, underpinned by the government's heavy inward investment, has continued to drive job creation.

In the fall of 2015, The Residences at W Tel Aviv - Jaffa is set to become the centerpiece of an extensive preservation and redevelopment project.

The first residential development in the Saadiyat Cultural District.

UAE's residential property market has experienced improved stability during the first six months of 2014.

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