According to new data by CBRE, global commercial real estate investment volume increased by 34% year-over-year to $282 billion in Q1 2022. Investment was up by 47% in the Americas, 25% in EMEA and 5% in Asia-Pacific. Note that all investment totals and percentage changes cited in this report are in U.S. dollars.
The pandemic-induced housing boom continues with prices rising by 9.2% on average across 55 countries and territories in the year to June 2021.
The average annual price appreciation for all 150 cities tracked by the latest Global Residential Cities Index was 4.3 percent
According to STR, hotels in the Middle East reported negative April 2018 performance results, while hotels in Africa posted growth across the three key performance metrics.
Melbourne, Australia, is the most livable city in the world, at least based on a complex formula devised by the Economist Magazine. Melbourne beat out Vienna and perennial winner Vancouver, primarily based on its infrastructure.