According to Cushman & Wakefield, the U.S. has overtaken China to become the world's largest real estate investment market.
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.
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According to CBRE, Canada is the unrivaled global investor in U.S. real estate with nearly $10 billion of direct investments in 2014, ahead of Norway, China, Japan and Germany.
Nearly US$3 trillion of the world's private wealth is held in owner-occupied residential properties.
Global direct commercial real estate investment transaction volumes hit a new record high in the final quarter of 2014.
Host country experienced strong hotel performance gains during the months of June and July.
Central and South America's combined hotel development pipeline comprises 384 hotels totaling 62,958 new rooms.
It's no secret that the Great Recession hit Florida hard, but international tourism helped put some sunshine back into the state's economy over the last four years.
Central and South America hotel development pipeline comprises 400 hotels totaling 65,479 rooms.
London's West End remained the world's highest-priced office market, but Asia continued to dominate the world's most expensive office locations.
STR Global is reporting hotels in Brazil have experienced declines in revenue per available room as they prepared to host the FIFA World Cup.
International real estate consulting firm Knight Frank is now reporting that their Global House Price Index has risen for eight consecutive quarters.
Paris is the world's hottest global retail market attracting 50 new brands last year, while France is ranked as the leading country for new entrants.