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Office leasing volumes in Asia Pacific showing signs of growth

Wednesday, 28 May 2014
Demand for Grade A office space in Asia Pacific is beginning to revive and some markets are experiencing small increased in rents, according to the latest commercial market report for the region from JLL.
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Mainland Chinese property market seeing sales fall and price growth slow

Tuesday, 06 May 2014
A wait and see atmosphere has prevailed in the mainland Chinese housing market in the first quarter of 2014 with luxury residential sales falling in Beijing and Shanghai, according to the latest analysis report from Knight Frank.
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Prime office rental growth in Asia Pacific led by south east Asian cities

Thursday, 06 March 2014
Southeast Asian cities led prime office rental growth in the fourth quarter of 2013, most notably a recovery in Singapore, according to the latest index from Knight Frank.
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Chinese property markets set for a stable year

Monday, 27 January 2014
The outlook for residential and commercial property in China is set to depend on the Chinese economy in 2014 with home inflation curbs set to continue, according to the latest report from international consultants Knight Frank.
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2013 was strongest commercial real estate market in Asia Pacific on record

Thursday, 16 January 2014
Last year was the strongest year on record for commercial real estate markets in the Asia Pacific region with direct investment reaching US$126.7 billion, according to data just released by Jones Lang LaSalle.
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Developers offering discounts to shift new build homes in Hong Kong

Monday, 13 January 2014
Sales of new build homes dominated Hong Kong’s residential market during December, according to Knight Frank’s latest report on the region’s property market.
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Prime office market growth in Asia Pacific up 0.5% in the third quarter of 2013

Tuesday, 10 December 2013
Over the next three to six months, prime office market performance in Asia Pacific is likely to reflect some of the uncertainty surrounding the region’s economy, according to the latest index report from Knight Frank.
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Hong Kong likely to see prices and sales fall in 2014 but China still faces bubble

Thursday, 05 December 2013
Sales and prices of residential property in Hong Kong are expected to fall in 2014 due to continued cooling measures while in mainland China radical long term measures may be needed to cool the market.
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Shanghai property prices set to keep rising, latest analysis suggests

Monday, 25 November 2013
Luxury properties in sought after areas of Shanghai remain in demand despite the introduction of new taxes and other cooling measures, the latest report on the Chinese city’s residential market shows.
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House prices in parts of Asia-Pacific continue to defy cooling measures

Monday, 18 November 2013
In spite of the introduction of further cooling measures aimed to halt the surge in residential property markets across Asia-Pacific, mainstream house prices in the region increased by an average of 8% in the third quarter of 2013.
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Home prices in Singapore fall as cooling measures take effect

Monday, 28 October 2013
The price of homes in Singapore are still climbing but the rate of growth has slowed, according to the latest data from the Urban Redevelopment Authority.
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Asia Pacific commercial property market heading for strongest year on record

Monday, 21 October 2013
This year is set to become strongest year on record for Asia Pacific commercial real estate markets as transaction volumes continue to surge, the latest investment report shows.
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Hong Kong residential property market still hit by cooling measures

Monday, 16 September 2013
The local secondary home market in Hong Kong became even more sluggish in August, with the total number of transactions dropping a further 14.5%, month on month.
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Shanghai luxury property sales up significantly in second quarter of 2013

Thursday, 29 August 2013
Sales volumes in Shanghai’s luxury residential property market rose significantly in the second quarter of 2013, but were not accompanied by an obvious increase in prices.
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Office leasing activity subdued in Asia Pacific as corporates remain cautious

Monday, 26 August 2013
Asia Pacific’s tier one office markets have continued to experience subdued leasing activity in the second quarter of 2013, according to the latest Jones Lang LaSalle Asia Pacific Office Index.
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Property market in Indonesia on a sustainable growth path rather than destructive bubble

Tuesday, 20 August 2013
Concerns have been raised over the last few months about a potential bubble in the property market in Indonesia due to a rapid increase in prices.
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China and Australia lead office property slowdown in Asia Pacific

Monday, 19 August 2013
Prime office markets in the Asia Pacific region showed a notable slow down in the second quarter of 2013, with China and Australian rents proving to be the most susceptible.
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Cooling measures take effect in Hong Kong as prices and rents fall

Thursday, 08 August 2013
Hong Kong luxury house prices and rents fell in July as government cooling measures continued to have an impact on transactions, according to the latest monthly report from Knight Frank.
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Property sales in Hong Kong fall after introduction of new marketing rules

Tuesday, 23 July 2013
The volume of residential property sales in Hong Kong the first half of 2013 fell by 32.1% year on year, according to the latest monthly report from real estate firm Knight Frank.
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China’s residential property market defies cooling measures

Monday, 22 July 2013
Everyone is talking about growth slowing in China, but the country’s residential property market continues to defy expectations and prices are continuing to rise.
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Restrictions in Asia Pacific on foreigners buying property unlikely to change, say experts

Thursday, 18 July 2013
Restrictions for international buyers looking to purchase property in the Asia-Pacific region are unlikely to be lifted in the near future, according to Knight Frank’s latest review of property markets in the area.
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Sales of property in Hong Kong fell last month but prices are stable

Friday, 12 July 2013
The volume of residential transactions in the first half of 2013 in Hong Kong dropped 32.1% year on year, according to Land Registry but prices are stable.
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Residential sales in Hong Kong set to fall due to new marketing rules

Monday, 10 June 2013
Sales of new homes in Hong Kong are expected to hit a record low in May following the implementation of new rules governing the residential sector, according to the latest report from Knight Frank.
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Luxury home price growth in Asian slowing as cooling measures take effect

Thursday, 06 June 2013
Luxury home prices in Asia posted further gains in the first quartet of 2012 but the rate of growth has eased as government property cooling measures have taken effect, according to a new report from global research and real estate consulting firm CBRE.
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Increased transparency boosting real estate markets in south east Asia, says report

Wednesday, 05 June 2013
Strong growth in Southeast Asian real estate markets is linked to increasing transparency in the region’s property markets and consequently rising investment interest, it is claimed.
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UK real estate agent franchise launches in India

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Winkworth, franchisor of London’s largest chain of residential estate agents, has announced a new venture into the international residential property market with the signing of a master franchising agreement in India and the opening of a new office in Bangalore.
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New cooling measures result in rush of sales of luxury property in China

Friday, 17 May 2013

The implementation of further tightening measures by the central government in China is expected to slower the pace of luxury residential price growth in 2013.
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Average property prices rise across most of Asia in first quarter of 2013

Monday, 13 May 2013

Average luxury property prices in Asia are continuing to increase with only Hong Kong and Singapore seeing values fall, according to the latest residential index from Jones Lang LaSalle.
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Knight Frank predicts slowdown in Hong Kong property market

Friday, 10 May 2013

The residential property market in Hong Kong is expected to shrink and slow this year as stamp duty changes and new rules on selling affect buyer sentiment.
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Solid outlook for villa and condo market in Phuket

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

The outlook for the residential property market in Phuket, one of the most popular Thai locations for overseas buyers, in 2013 is solid with villa sales last year increasing by 20%, according to the latest analysis from CBRE.
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India still has a lot to do to improve real estate transparency, it is claimed

Thursday, 25 April 2013

A number of measures are being taken in India to improve transparency in the country’s real estate markets, according to experts, but real improvements are unlikely to kick in until 2014.
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