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Asia Pacific Top Markets Log Liquidity Gains: Report

By on October 8th, 2018

Asia Pacific’s premier commercial property markets showed the clearest gains in capital liquidity at midyear 2018, according to the latest RCA Capital Liquidity Scores report.

Of the world’s leading global real estate markets, Seoul showing the greatest increase in liquidity from the start of the year and prices also rose. Hong Kong was not far behind. In Central London, liquidity and pricing continued to tick down, while in Manhattan both gauges were little changed.

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The RCA report analyzes 155 commercial property markets worldwide. At midyear there was a roughly equal balance globally between markets where liquidity is expanding and where it is contracting, compared with liquidity scores from a year ago.

The Americas was the only region where liquidity fell in more markets than it grew. In Europe, seven markets including Dublin, Hamburg and Lisbon all reached record liquidity at midyear.

If you are a client you can access the RCA Capital Liquidity Scores report, data file and documentation on the RCA websiteTo learn more about the RCA CPPI and to sign up for updates, visit rcanalytics.com

Tom Leahy

Tom Leahy

Senior Director, EMEA Analytics

Tom Leahy joined RCA in 2014. In his role as Senior Director for the EMEA region, Tom is responsible for the development and expansion of the market analytics service for RCA’s European clients.

Prior to joining RCA, Tom was an Associate Director and then Head of Research at UK-based property consultancy, Lambert Smith Hampton. He started his career as an analyst at research consultancy Property Market Analysis (PMA).