Europe, Asia Pacific and the Americas have seen record strong growth in global commercial real estate volumes in the first three months of 2013.
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Investment in retail real estate globally is expected to hit US$180 billion per annum by 2020 due to increased cross border activity, according to analysts.
Positive underlying fundamentals continue to support all of the major commercial real estate sectors in the United States, but a slowdown in job creation and ongoing tight loan availability has tempered growth in some areas, according to the National Association of Realtors.Read full article: [Positive outlook for US commercial markets, including residential rentals]
Despite global headwinds and a challenging global economic environment, strong investment volumes in the Asia Pacific property market point to signs of resilience, according to analysts.Read full article: [Asia Pacific property markets not completely immune from slower global growth]
German funds are snapping up Dutch commercial properties, accounting for 47% of office investments in the first half of 2012, as the country’s markets experience a favourable outlookRead full article: [Commercial property markets expected to remain stable in Holland]
New shopping centre development in Europe is expected to increase by a quarter in 2012 to meet retailer demand for modern, high quality retail space, according to the latest research by global property advisor CBRE.
Commercial real estate transactions in Russia could reach $4.5 billion as demand for Grad A properties continues to exceed supply, according to new research from CBRE, the global real estate advisor.Read full article: [Russian commercial property market stable as demand exceeds supply]
Germany and Russia as the top performing European real estate markets in the second quarter of 2012, according to the latest commercial property surveys from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.Read full article: [Germany is top performing European commercial real estate market]
The deepening economic crisis in the Eurozone has had a negative impact on prime rents and yields in European commercial property markets with some seeing rents fall and yields soften.
Available office space in central London decreased in the second quarter of 2012 as the amount of accommodation under offer rose significantly by 52% from 700,000 square feet to over 1 million square feet.Read full article: [Central London office rents increase in second quarter despite lower take up]
The central London office property market saw uplift across key indicators in the second quarter of 2012 with absorption and take up rising, according to the latest review from Colliers International.Read full article: [Media sector drives strong office space absorption in central London]
Six of the world’s ten most expensive office markets are in Asia-Pacific with Hong Kong top of the league, the latest report from property firm CBRE shows.Read full article: [Hong Kong and London are world’s most expensive officer markets, study shows]
The average rental rate of grade-A office space in Bangkok’s central business district in the first quarter of 2012 increased by 4.9% year on year, the latest figures from CBRE Thailand shows.Read full article: [Bangkok office market looking positive, with rents up almost 5% year on year]
Data from more than 60 countries reveals a more positive picture of activity across the direct commercial property investment market, with volumes up by 10% compared to the first quarter, research shows.Read full article: [Global property investment market more positive, figures show volumes increasing]
Commercial property investment volumes in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) were 60% lower in the first half of 2012 compared to the same point last year, the latest market report shows.Read full article: [Steep drop in commercial property investment in CEE]