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.
Retail real estate investment in Europe enjoyed a strong quarter as the Q2 volume reached €9.6bn, up 86% from the Q2 2013 volume of €5.2bn.
Investment volumes in core Central European commercial markets year-to-date are up 70 percent from 2012 levels, according to data from Cushman & Wakefield. Investment activity in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania reached €1.5 billion.
Investment activity in commercial property in the core Central European markets totaled €1.73 billion during the first half of 2013, a 24 percent increase from the same period last year.
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Global property prices increased by 6.6 percent in the year to March, the highest rate since the second quarter of 2010, according to the Knight Frank Global House Index released today.
Investment activity in Central European commercial property reached €958 million in the first quarter of 2012, a six percent increase over the five year average, but down from €1.8 billion in the previous quarter, according to a new study.
Commercial real estate transactions in Romania are almost nowhere to be seen. CB Richard Ellis reports two first-half deals were valued at EUR 55 million ($70.3 million U.S.) That valuation was the lowest in Romania in the past six years.
The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the bigger hospitality companies in Europe and MENA markets, continues to grow stronger roots in the emerging markets. According to its recently reported second quarter results, the Rezidor Hotel Group opened five hotels (1,300 rooms) and signed 10 more hotels (2,300 rooms), outpacing its previous year's quarterly results. Overall, the company has now opened nine new hotels for the first six months of the year, accounting for 2,300 rooms and added 16 others or 3,700 rooms.
According to Jones Lang LaSalle European Office Index, Europe is now recording slight reductions in office rents for the first time since Q4 2009.
According to STR Global, the European hotel industry posted positive results in year-over-year metrics when reported in U.S. dollars, euros and British pounds for November 2011.
Global office markets will undergo a slow recovery, with several key markets poised to see growth continue through 2012 and 2013.
Boscolo Palace Roma (Rome, Italy) Autograph Collection, Marriott International's fastest growing brand, recently announced that six luxury Boscolo Hotels in Europe will join the collection.Last year, Marriott International launched Autograph Collection, a group of exceptional independent luxury hotels, each hand-selected...
According to a new series of reports by STR and STR Global, the Americas region recorded positive results in the three key performance metrics when reported in U.S. dollars for April 2011.
According to STR and STR Global, the Americas region recorded positive results in the three key performance metrics when reported in U.S. dollars for January 2011. The Americas region ended January with a 5.6-percent increase in occupancy to 48.2 percent,
Most real estate markets throughout Europe this year will be hurting, according to a new joint report by associates of accounting firm PricewaterhouseCooper and the Urban Land Institute.
The German real estate unit of Frankfurt-based Allianz SE (ALV.XE), Europe's largest insurer by premium income, is buying 80 retail outlets in southern Germany owned by Aldi Immobilien KG in a multi-million-dollar leaseback deal aimed at diversifying its investment portfolio.