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.
The world's most dynamic cities in JLL's fourth annual City Momentum Index (CMI) share the ability to embrace technological change, absorb rapid population growth and strengthen global connectivity.
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.
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 JLL in its Macau Year-end Property Review 2016, the Macau property market fell to its bottom in 1H16 but rebounded a bit in 2H16 with the launch of several new residential projects.
According to JLL's Year-end Hong Kong Residential and Land Market Review 2016, notwithstanding the latest stamp duty measure, residential prices are expected to rise up to 5% next year.
According to Cushman & Wakefield's latest Main Streets Across the World report, Miami's Lincoln Road remained the fourth most expensive retail street in the Americas with average rents of $325 per square foot per year.
China's new Shanghai Tower was just named the "Best Tall Building Worldwide" by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) this past week.
According to CBRE's Q3 2016 MarketView data for the Asia Pacific region, overall property investment turnover during Q3 picked up slightly with an increase in transaction volume of 5.6% quarter-on-quarter to $24.6 billion.
According to new research from CBRE Group, Asian investment in global commercial real estate is on track to set a new record in 2016, with the Americas the leading target region.
It's been a year since China surprised the world by allowing greater flexibility in the renminbi exchange rate, resulting in its drop in value by a record 1.9 percent against the US dollar.
A newly launched index that derives the price of prime residential and commercial development land in 13 major cities across Asia, saw mixed results in the first half of 2016.
Chinese investors dominated Asian outbound investment in the first half of 2016, accounting for 60%, or $16.1 billion, of total investment.
The Macau property market continued to consolidate in 1H16, albeit at a slower rate, following 25 consecutive months of decline in the city's gaming revenue.
Hong Kong is constrained by a weakening economy and uncertainties around the market continues, local developers are adopting an increasingly conservative bidding strategies in government land sales.
Hong Kong has become the world's highest-priced office market as Asia continued to dominate the list of the world's most expensive office locations, accounting for seven of the top ten markets.
According to CBRE's second-edition of Four Quadrants Asia Pacific, as several interest rate cuts were recorded across the region, debt financing turned more active while the equity funding market slowed down.