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Alternative Co-Living Arrangements Gain Popularity in Urban Asia Pacific Cities

Alternative Co-Living Arrangements Gain Popularity in Urban Asia Pacific Cities

Co-living market is taking off in Asia Pacific as more people migrate to cities for jobs or education opportunities. This is opening up new opportunities for real estate developers and investors around the region. Read More »


Kuala Lumpur Fastest Growing Asian City for Coworking Supply

Kuala Lumpur Fastest Growing Asian City for Coworking Supply

In 2018, flexible workspace centre supply in Kuala Lumpur grew by 36%, making it the fastest growing key city in the APAC region, outpacing fast-growing markets in Gurugram, Chennai, Brisbane, Hong Kong, Sydney and Singapore. Read More »

Investment in Asia Pacific Commercial Real Estate to Rise in 2019

Investment in Asia Pacific Commercial Real Estate to Rise in 2019

Global commercial real estate consultant JLL is reporting this week that Asia Pacific's overall real estate transaction volumes in 2019 are expected to rise by five per cent, though the pace of growth momentum will slow down. Read More »

Technology Aiding Asia Pacific Property Markets With Better Transparency

Technology Aiding Asia Pacific Property Markets With Better Transparency

JLL is reporting this week that Asia Pacific's mature economies such as Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan have a significant opportunity to advance real estate transparency through proptech adoption. Read More »


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The Landings - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

The Landings - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

While investors in Sunbelt real estate have watched their property values slip and slide over the past year, those who discovered the tiny island of St. Lucia have smiles on their faces. Read More »

Last Updated April 12, 2019 9:04 AM ET

Kuala Lumpur Property News

270 Park Avenue in New York City will become the tallest building ever conventionally demolished, as well as the first building over 200 meters in height to be peacefully razed.

Increased interest in self-storage facilities, data centers, student accommodation, education and aged care as investors chase yield

China has reclaimed top spot for the most attractive market for manufacturing, confirming its status as the sector's powerhouse.

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.

Chinese investors dominated Asian outbound investment in the first half of 2016, accounting for 60%, or $16.1 billion, of total investment.

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.

This week the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has announced that there are now officially 100 supertall (300-plus-meter) skyscrapers in the world following the completion of 432 Park Avenue in New York City.

Organizations all across Asia are now under pressure to drive down costs by increasing their workplace 'static density'--the space per sq. ft. per workstation.

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.

Economic growth in Asia Pacific will remain ahead of the world average in the coming years.

CBRE Asia is predicting that domestic and Asia-regional firms will drive leasing markets in APAC in 2015.

According to CBRE, cross-border real estate investment surge 125% quarter-on-quarter in Q4, 2014 to US$10.2 billion.

The third quarter of 2014 saw the completion of four large transactions worth over $500 million each.

Prices for prime residential property in the world's leading city markets rose by only 0.2%.

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