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Hong Kong World's Leading Skyscraper City; New York Rents Rising Faster

Hong Kong World's Leading Skyscraper City; New York Rents Rising Faster

Knight Frank reports this week skyscraper prime office rents in New York have dramatically increased by 20% to hit $150.00 per sq ft since July 2014. Read More »

Asia Driving Spike in Global Shopping Center Development

Asia Driving Spike in Global Shopping Center Development

CBRE reports this week that global shopping center development continues to grow with a total of 11.4 million square meters (122.7 million square feet) of new shopping center space opened in 2014, Read More »

Air Quality a Concern for Beijing Office Market Tenants

Air Quality a Concern for Beijing Office Market Tenants

To address the question of how poor air quality in Beijing is impacting China's commercial office markets CBRE has just released a new report. Read More »

Tokyo Top Market for Retailers Entering Asian Market

Tokyo Top Market for Retailers Entering Asian Market

Tokyo cemented its lead as the top destination in the APAC region for market entries by international retailers, as cities in Asia Pacific saw 464 new retail entrants in 2014. Read More »

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Golfito Marina Village & Resort - (Costa Rica)

Golfito Marina Village & Resort - (Costa Rica)

Costa Rica's Newest Luxury Superyacht Destination Now Under Construction Read More »

Last Updated April 22, 2015 9:00 AM ET


According to a new report by Knight Frank, an increased number of international investors are investigating opportunities in African real estate markets.

Vietnam has been revealed as the world's top outsourcing location for the first time, according to new research from global real estate adviser Cushman & Wakefield.

Asian intentions to invest in commercial property assets will remain strong this year with Tokyo being the most active market in 2015.

International investment in commercial real estate is dominated by Asian interests in both Canada and the U.S.

Despite a slowing Asian economy, commercial property investing in the region is expected to remain strong in 2015 as appetite for prime core assets rises.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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