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Specialist Properties to be 20 Percent of UK Commercial Investment by 2020

Specialist Properties to be 20 Percent of UK Commercial Investment by 2020

The volume of specialist property investment will exceed £10 billion in 2015, will account for 20 percent of total UK commercial market by 2020. Read More »


Poland's Industrial Market Saw Record Demand in 2014

Poland's Industrial Market Saw Record Demand in 2014

Poland saw record total demand of over 2 million sq m, with 1.4 million sq m attributable to net take-up. Developers were quick to react. Read More »

Demand for London Office Space Up 16 Percent in 2014

Demand for London Office Space Up 16 Percent in 2014

London office market produced its best performance since 2000 last year with take-up of office space in central London rising by 16% Read More »

Europe's New Quantitative Easing to Impact Asia Property Markets

Europe's New Quantitative Easing to Impact Asia Property Markets

The European Central Bank (ECB) unveiled a EUR 1.1 trillion quantitative easing package to stimulate the Eurozone economy for the next 18 months Read More »


Global Property Spotlight

Cap Maison Resort - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

Cap Maison Resort - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

On the Caribbean island of St.Lucia, known worldwide for its natural beauty, Cap Maison is in a truly breathtaking location in one of St.Lucia's most desirable areas. Read More »

Last Updated February 26, 2015 8:00 AM ET

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There was a record-setting €80.6 billion ($91 billion) of closed European commercial real estate (CRE) and real estate owned (REO) transactions in 2014

This week the ECB has taken markets somewhat by surprise with the scale of its quantitative easing (QE) program and this should help to consolidate recent bond yield and currency falls.

This week Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe IV announced the acquisition of three assets in Germany for its European logistics company, Logicor.

According to property consultancy Knight Frank, office space in Hong Kong is more than twice as expensive as prime commercial property in any other global city.

Investment in central London's commercial property market reached £20.5 billion ($31 billion USD) in 2014.

Global direct commercial real estate investment transaction volumes hit a new record high in the final quarter of 2014.

Central London's office leasing activity totaled 12.4 million sq ft in 2014, which is the highest volume since 2007.

Global real estate consultant Cushman & Wakefield reports commercial real estate investment volume in Italy during 2014 is expected to be in the range of 5 billion euros.

According to Cushman and Wakefield, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) will enjoy a significant increase of property investment activity in 2015.

Dwindling supply of well-located stock will continue to drive South East and London rental growth

London's West End remained the world's highest-priced office market, but Asia continued to dominate the world's most expensive office locations.

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

Property developer Sager Group and investment firm Cain Hoy have announced the formation of a joint venture to develop Islington Square.

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

Upper 5th Avenue overtakes Hong Kong's Causeway Bay as the most expensive shopping destination.

Retail property is in strong demand across most of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), as property investors are taking on more risk

fundamentals are improving in many office markets across the Americas, Asia and Europe.

2014 is proving to be a record-breaking year for the Kraków office market, says JLL.


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