A recent survey global real estate consultant JLL found that 62% of international and local retailers have plans to open new stores in Hong Kong in 2018. It shows retailers are calling the bottom of the retail market and predicting an improvement .
CBRE is reporting that investors in Asia Pacific real estate in 2017 remain heavily focused on yield spreads when seeking assets as investment intentions, and are moving further away from capital appreciation strategies.
According to CBRE Research's latest annual Global Prime Office Occupancy Costs report, Hong Kong (Central) and London's West End topped the list of prime office occupancy costs again.
The recent Belt & Road (B&R) Forum for International Cooperation held in Beijing was attended by numerous international leaders and organizations and discussed topics including currency swaps, policy, infrastructure and trade.
This week the South Korean National Election Commission announced that Democratic Party candidate Moon Jae-in had been elected as the new President.
According to JLL's newly released report titled Financing China's Real Estate: Pragmatism and Creativity Will Prevail, China's rapid-developing real estate finance sector stands at a crossroads.
Developers completed more retail centers across the globe last year than in 2015, but momentum appeared to wane in many countries.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is pleased to announce that Ping An Finance Center is officially complete according to CTBUH criteria.
Hong Kong is the world's highest-priced office market while European office markets showed the most consistent growth in prime office rent, mostly due to a lack of supply. Belfast (up 25 percent year-over-year) led the way among the 121 cities surveyed.
Asia Pacific real estate investors will be motivated by fundamental investment objectives, including favorable yield spreads and adopting higher risk/return strategies.
Despite office leasing activity slowing around the lunar New Year holidays, the Grade-A office market still recorded a number of notable transactions in January 2017.
Asian outbound real estate investment was dominated by Chinese property investors in 2016, accounting for nearly half of total investment.
Shanghai became the top city for real estate investment in Asia Pacific in Q4 2016. Thanks to a steady stream of transactions at the end of the year.
Global real estate consultant CBRE expects Tokyo Grade A office rents to peak in Q3 2017 before entering a period of gradual correction.
China has hit a record of $33 billion in overseas commercial and residential property investment in 2016, an increase of nearly 53 percent year-on-year.
According to CBRE India's latest India Office MarketView Report Q4 2016, India's office market witnessed an all time high annual absorption of over 43 million square feet in 2016
According to global real estate consultant CBRE, Japan's office leasing and investment markets will likely reach a turning point in the cycle in 2017.