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.
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.
Asian intentions to invest in commercial property assets will remain strong this year with Tokyo being the most active market in 2015.
CBRE Asia is predicting that domestic and Asia-regional firms will drive leasing markets in APAC in 2015.
The third quarter of 2014 saw the completion of four large transactions worth over $500 million each.