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Top 10 Most Expensive Office Markets in the World Revealed

Top 10 Most Expensive Office Markets in the World Revealed

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. Read More »


As Miami Condo Market Cools, Asians Backfill Less Latin Buyers

As Miami Condo Market Cools, Asians Backfill Less Latin Buyers

With weakening global currencies, fewer Latin American and European buyers are investing in Miami condos, but Asian and domestic buyers are helping fill the gap. Read More »

Asian Investment in European Hotels Surge 90 Percent in 2014

Asian Investment in European Hotels Surge 90 Percent in 2014

According to CBRE, Asian investment in European hotels will reach US$22.7 billion in 2015, fueled by the liberalization of domestic controls governing outbound investment. Read More »

China's Housing Market Continues to Cool in 2015, Ghost Cities to Endure

China's Housing Market Continues to Cool in 2015, Ghost Cities to Endure

While Chinese investors continue to pour billions of dollars into U.S. real estate assets that appreciate in value each month, things back home in China are a little different. Read More »


Global Property Spotlight

The Landings - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

The Landings - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

While investors in Sunbelt real estate have watched their property values slip and slide over the past year, those who discovered the tiny island of St. Lucia have smiles on their faces. Read More »

Last Updated March 4, 2015 9:45 AM ET

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Economic growth in Asia Pacific will remain ahead of the world average in the coming years.

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.

CBRE Asia is predicting that domestic and Asia-regional firms will drive leasing markets in APAC in 2015.

Today, International real estate consultancy Savills announced that it has concluded the land sale of 75 Peak Road at HK$5.1 billion ($654 million USD)

According to a new report by CBRE Asia, 2015 looks to see continued demand for modern warehousing and logistics space in most markets in APAC region.

Li Ka-shing, Hong Kong's richest man for the past seventeen consecutive years with a reputed personal wealth of $33 billion, surprised analysts at the start of 2015 by announcing the restructuring of his vast business empire.

According to CBRE, cross-border real estate investment surge 125% quarter-on-quarter in Q4, 2014 to US$10.2 billion.

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.

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

Asia continues to dominate the world's most expensive office locations, accounting for seven of the top ten markets.

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

Hong Kong-based developer Swire Properties announced the topping off of its east block tower, the first of six buildings under construction at Brickell City Centre.

Hong Kong, New York, Paris, London and Tokyo retained their positions as the world's most expensive high-street retail destinations in Q3 2014.

According to a new report by Knight Frank, Chinese outward investment in overseas real estate is estimated to hit $15 billion by the end of 2014.

According to a new report by Colliers International, luxury retail continues to show strong growth in a number of top global markets and prime cities in Asia.

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

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


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