No cycle lasts forever, and a choppy July in the global financial markets reminds us that historically UK real estate has usually gone into a downturn due to an external shock in the macro-economic environment.
China driven outbound capital flows to commercial real estate in last four years experienced a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 72%.
According to CBRE, investment in Asia's property sector turnover grew 12% quarter-on-quarter in Q2 2015 to US$21 billion, despite a 21% year-on-year decline in investment turnover against a strong 2014.
The last couple of weeks have seen concerns over the state of the Chinese economy intensify. This is not surprising given the losses incurred in the Chinese stock market.
With the Chinese government proposing taking a significant step towards removing restrictions on the export of privately held capital under a program called the Qualified Domestic Individual Investor program.
Q2 2015 preliminary data shows global transaction volumes in the second quarter of the year totaled US$161 billion.
Asia continued to dominate the world's most expensive office locations, accounting for four of the top five markets. London's West End remains the world's highest-priced office market.
According to a new report by Wealth-X and the Sotheby's International Realty released this week, ultra wealthy individuals are buying up luxury homes around the world to further diversify their holdings.
London's West End continued to be the world's highest-priced office market but Asia dominated the world's most expensive office locations.
CBRE is predicting that lower currency fluctuations and less exchange rate volatility in the next three years will have a reduced impact on regional property markets and international investor sentiment across Asia.
Global real estate markets are most vulnerable in economies with not just a greater dependency on oil but also in those with a high cost of oil production.
It's good times again in Monaco. On the heels of last weekend's exciting F1 Monaco Grand Prix, there is yet another reason to celebrate in the small principality - real estate sales.
Asian cross-border commercial real estate (CRE) investment in Q1 2015, at $8.6 billion, constituted the strongest recorded Q1 outbound performance since major Asian outflows began.
Overall commercial real estate investment continued apace in the second half of 2014, with volumes (excluding land sales) hitting US$72 billion.
According to a new report from CBRE, a series of factors are converging to create global opportunities for Transit Oriented Developments (TODs) that are 'city changing' in scale.
Based on a new report by CBRE, overall vacancy in Asia in Q1, 2015 increased for the first time in two years rising to 9%, due to slower leasing activity and the large volume of new office supply scheduled for completion in 2015.