To understand the full impact of the Coronavirus epidemic on Chinese cross-border real estate buying in overseas markets, it helps to first understand the situation for these buyers at home, and the original source market of the virus, China.
With the longest global economic expansion on record, international commercial property investors now face an increasingly complex calculus.
International property consultant CBRE is reporting this week that global commercial real estate investment volume in Q4 of 2019, including entity-level deals, was nearly level (-0.5%) with Q4 2018, while full-year volume fell by 2% from 2018.
According to JLL in its Macau Year-end Property Review 2019, impacted by the cautious investment sentiment caused by the global economic uncertainty, all property sectors in Macau experienced a significant fall in transaction volume last year.
As Hong Kong's office market continues to reel from the impacts of the local social movement and economic uncertainties, leasing across all business districts in Hong Kong have been subdued.
According to global real estate consultant Knight Frank, home prices across 56 countries and territories worldwide are rising at an annual rate of 3.7% on average. This marks the index's slowest rate of growth for over six years.
The longest bull market in Hong Kong's property market history has come to an end in the second half of 2019 due to the local social unrest with Mainland China, and related economic uncertainties surrounding it.
126 buildings of 200 meters' height or greater were completed in 2019, including 26 "supertall" buildings of at least 300 meters' height, a new world record.
The average number of bidders for residential sites in Kai Tak decreased by 67% to just 5.5 in 2019 from two years ago.
Based on new data from global real estate consultancy JLL reveals that Asia Pacific commercial real estate transaction volumes in the third quarter of 2019 have reached a record, bringing the year-to-date activity to a new high of $128 billion.
According to new report from CBRE, global commercial real estate investment volume, including entity-level deals, rose by 7% quarter-over-quarter but fell by 2% year-over-year in Q3 2019.
Global real estate consultant JLL is reporting that several cities in Asia are emerging as competitive real estate markets.
The combined office vacancy rate of Hong Kong's traditional business districts, which includes Central, Wanchai/Causeway Bay and Tsimshatsui, rose above 3% for the first time in 5 years in August 2019.
Hong Kong's current political crisis and economic uncertainty could make almost anyone despair for the future of the property market in this Special Administrative Region of China.
Hong Kong's central region office vacancy rate rises to a three-year high as commercial tenants are now delaying expansion plans.
Global real estate consultant JLL is reporting this week that after a bumpy 2018, investment in global commercial real estate cooled in the first half of 2019 with year-on-year volumes dropping by 9% to $341 billion.
According to commercial real estate advisor CBRE, global commercial real estate investment volume increased from Q1 2019 across all regions but overall fell by 7.5% year-over-year in Q2 2019
According to new research by global real estate consultant JLL, smart city initiatives in Asia Pacific will not reach their potential if they focus on delivering cutting-edge technologies without paying enough attention to the needs and experiences of citizens.