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Foreign Investment in U.S. Net-Lease Assets Help Drive Record Year in 2019

Foreign Investment in U.S. Net-Lease Assets Help Drive Record Year in 2019

Global commercial property consultant CBRE is reporting this week U.S. net-lease investment reached record highs in 2019, with investors increasingly attracted to opportunities in high-growth secondary and tertiary markets. Read More »


Global Commercial Investment Dips 2 Percent Annually in 2019

Global Commercial Investment Dips 2 Percent Annually in 2019

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. Read More »

Global Home Price Growth Slows to a 6-Year Low in Q3

Global Home Price Growth Slows to a 6-Year Low in Q3

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. Read More »

Paris Named Top Global Prime Residential Market for 2020, Berlin and Miami Close Behind

Paris Named Top Global Prime Residential Market for 2020, Berlin and Miami Close Behind

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. Read More »


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The Landings - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

The Landings - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

While investors in Sunbelt real estate have watched their property values slip and slide over the past year, those who discovered the tiny island of St. Lucia have smiles on their faces. Read More »

Last Updated February 28, 2020 9:00 AM ET

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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 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 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.

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.

According to Knight Frank's latest Global Outlook Report, Hong Kong will retain its title as the world's most expensive office market despite rents being forecast to decrease in 2019.

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.

According to global property consult JLL, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo are the preferred locations for data centre investment in Asia Pacific, thanks to the robust infrastructure, connectivity and relative ease of doing business.

Asian outbound capital deployment remains robust amid a recent slowdown of Chinese outbound real estate investment. In the first half of 2018, outbound investment activity totaled $25.3 billion, led by Singaporean capital.

Increased interest in self-storage facilities, data centers, student accommodation, education and aged care as investors chase yield

According to a new report by JLL titled "Bridging the Housing Gap", millennials in Asia are now sharing more than work spaces and transport. They have turned to living together in a new form of shared housing where residents have common interests and lifestyles.

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.

According to a report by real estate consultant JLL and The Business of Cities, London, New York, Paris, Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul are among the seven most competitive cities in the world.

Commercial property investors are allocating more capital to real estate worldwide, with Asian investors now accounting for five of the 10 biggest cross-border spenders.

This week the South Korean National Election Commission announced that Democratic Party candidate Moon Jae-in had been elected as the new President.

Developers completed more retail centers across the globe last year than in 2015, but momentum appeared to wane in many countries.

According to Cushman & Wakefield's latest Main Streets Across the World report, Miami's Lincoln Road remained the fourth most expensive retail street in the Americas with average rents of $325 per square foot per year.

A newly launched index that derives the price of prime residential and commercial development land in 13 major cities across Asia, saw mixed results in the first half of 2016.

Chinese investors dominated Asian outbound investment in the first half of 2016, accounting for 60%, or $16.1 billion, of total investment.


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