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.
Asia Square Tower 1 has been sold by a BlackRock advised fund to the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) at approximately $2.45 billion U.S. dollars.
Voracious global demand for e-commerce fulfillment centers and distribution centers fueled a 2.8 percent year-over-year increase in prime logistics rents globally.
Total commercial property investment turnover in Asia Pacific in the first quarter of 2016 declined by 36% quarter-on-quarter.
Retailers are expanding their networks of stores internationally this year despite the presumed headwind of online shopping.
Moderate economic growth with low interest rates, punctuated with bouts of pessimism and volatility are likely to continue in 2016
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.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement is expected to result in increased trade flows, lower cost of goods, and improved employment prospects.
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.
Establishment of the Association of South East Nations (ASEAN) will immediately benefit the industrial sectors of member countries.
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.
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.
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.
British expats are taking advantage of rising rents and long-term property inflation back home and purchasing buy-to-let.
London's West End continued to be the world's highest-priced office market but Asia dominated the world's most expensive office locations.