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Strong Commercial Real Estate Capital Inflows Limiting Cap Rate Growth in U.S.

Strong Commercial Real Estate Capital Inflows Limiting Cap Rate Growth in U.S.

According to the latest research from CBRE Group, Inc., capitalization rates on U.S. commercial real estate remained largely stable in the second half of 2016, as prices softened slightly. Read More »


Commercial Real Estate Loans in U.S. Reach Record-Setting Levels in Late 2016

Commercial Real Estate Loans in U.S. Reach Record-Setting Levels in Late 2016

Commercial real estate lending volume in the U.S. finished the year on a strong note as loan closings surged in November and December 2016. Read More »

New York City Retail Market Slows from Peak

New York City Retail Market Slows from Peak

According to CBRE Group latest Manhattan Retail MarketView for fourth quarter 2016, New York City's retail market has hit a tipping point. Following a tremendous run-up in rents over the past four years, average-asking rents eased in 2016. Read More »

Dublin Enjoys 2.7 Million Square Feet of Office Leasing Activity in 2016

Dublin Enjoys 2.7 Million Square Feet of Office Leasing Activity in 2016

According to JLL, 2016 has been another strong year for office demand in Dublin, with 2.7 million square feet of office space occupied in the last 12 months across 232 deals. Read More »


Commercial Property Spotlight

Art-Topia - (Qingdao, China)

Art-Topia - (Qingdao, China)

With the National Art Museum of China's first satellite location, Art-Topia will offer visitors even more opportunities to explore their artistic impulses. Read More »


Regional Commercial Real Estate News

Last Updated February 22, 2017 9:03 AM ET

North America

According to the latest research from CBRE Group, Inc., capitalization rates on U.S. commercial real estate remained largely stable in the second half of 2016, as prices softened slightly.

The music streaming service will now lease 387,243 square feet of office space at the Class A, 2.3 million-square-foot commercial office building.

Commercial real estate lending volume in the U.S. finished the year on a strong note as loan closings surged in November and December 2016.

According to CBRE Group latest Manhattan Retail MarketView for fourth quarter 2016, New York City's retail market has hit a tipping point. Following a tremendous run-up in rents over the past four years, average-asking rents eased in 2016.

2017 started with only the second rise in federal interest rates since 2006 and the start of a new presidential administration that is already showing itself to be very disruptive on many fronts.

According to the newly released Last Mile / City Logistics Report from CBRE, the rapid rise of e-commerce has driven the most disruptive movement to the industrial & logistics industry, transforming the way we think about industrial real estate.

Last Updated May 3, 2016 9:01 AM ET

Latin America

A vast majority of real estate investors intend to increase their property acquisitions in 2016.

London's West End is the world's most expensive office market for the third consecutive year, retaining its title ahead of runner-up Hong Kong.

The property division of Carrefour Argentina has opened Terrazas de Mayo, a new shopping centre valued at $29 million,

Money will continue to flow into real estate from across the capital markets worldwide, but investors should be increasingly concerned about getting caught late in the cycle

Fundamentals are improving across many office markets in The Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe as we head into 2015.

Puerto Rico's commercial real estate market continues to go through a bumpy recovery in 2014.

Last Updated February 13, 2017 8:00 AM ET

Europe

According to JLL, 2016 has been another strong year for office demand in Dublin, with 2.7 million square feet of office space occupied in the last 12 months across 232 deals.

The owners of London's iconic Burlington Arcade, Thor Equities and Meyer Bergman, have announced plans to sell the renowned global luxury retail destination, and have selected global property advisor CBRE to market the property.

According to analysis from Knight Frank, competition for office assets in Madrid Spain is pushing yields to record low levels. Over €1.1 billion ($1.15b USD) has been invested in Madrid in the first nine months of the year, with Knight Frank predicting investment in 2016 could total €2 billion ($2.1b USD)

According to JLL, the vacancy rate in main Moscow high-street corridors dropped by 2.8 pp to 10.2% in Q3 2016. Myasnitskaya Street and Patriarshie Prudy stayed at the top.

According to Knight Frank's Q3 Paris Office Market Outlook Report, office take-up in Paris is expected to exceed the long term average as occupier activity remains strong despite Brexit uncertainty.

Irish real estate firms like JLL broadly welcome the business and property-related measures announced in Ireland's budget this past week.

Last Updated February 22, 2017 8:06 AM ET

Asia Pacific

According to CBRE, demand for data centers in Japan will experience major near-term growth, driven by the growing adoption of cloud computing.

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.

According to JLL's Year-end Hong Kong Property Review 2016 published this week, the launch of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect is expected to further support demand from PRC financial services firms in Central Hong Kong.

Last Updated February 2, 2017 8:00 AM ET

Middle East and Africa Pacific

According to international real estate consultant Cluttons, the global economic anxiety and growth slowdown across regional markets has played a significant role in the decreased demand for industrial real estate in Dubai.

According to CBRE Group, Middle East investment in the global commercial real estate sector reached nearly $10 billion in the first half of 2016.

The impact of the softening global economy continues to hamper the UAE's office market as redundancies in the oil and gas, finance and banking sectors have stifled demand for office space across the emirates.

According to international real estate consultancy Cluttons, market demand for office space in Dubai has receded in the past six months.

According to international real estate consultancy Cluttons, demand in Dubai's commercial market remained buoyant in the first six months of 2016.

According to a new report from Transwestern, the Greater Boston office market -- which had a slow start to the year -- closed the second quarter in positive territory.

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