As businesses prepare to return to the office amid an easing of lockdown restrictions across Asia Pacific, many are considering how their corporate real estate portfolios should look in the 'new normal'.
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 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.
With capital growth in most prime residential markets around the world shrinking in 2019, the global economic landscape looks markedly different from that a year ago.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
According to new research from JLL, property technology - or PropTech - start-ups in Asia Pacific are outpacing their counterparts in Europe and the United States with 179 of them raising around $4.8 billion in funding since 2013.
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.
For 2016, the UK commercial property market should be ready for some landscape changes. That according to James Roberts, Chief Economist of London-based Knight Frank.