According to international property consultant Knight Frank, global housing markets defied the odds in Q2 of 2022. While many expected a notable slowdown in the second quarter of 2022, both in terms of the index's overall performance, and in relation to the number of countries seeing house price declines in annual terms. Neither materialized.
According to global property consultant CBRE, following a strong global economic recovery in 2021 and early 2022, macroeconomic headwinds are raising fears of a broad-based downturn as central banks address persistent high inflation.
Investment in Asia Pacific's cold storage market is expected to grow fivefold in the next decade, driven by a shortage of new supply, outdated existing facilities and rapidly changing consumer demands created by the widespread adoption of online grocery shopping.
According to global property consultant JLL, tightening rate cycles and inflationary concerns led to a slowdown of direct real estate investment activity across the Asia Pacific region, which fell 37% year-on-year to $32.3 billion in Q2.
According to global property consultant CBRE, Tokyo's office vacancy rate rose by 0.3 points quarter-over-quarter in Q2 2022, primarily due to new vacancies emerging as a result of office consolidations, partial cancellations and new hybrid work models.
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