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Hong Kong Takes a Breather For Now

David Green-Morgan / December 26th, 2018

For quite a few years Hong Kong has defied the odds, commentators’ warnings of collapse, and gravity to post record price rises on the back of surging transactional volume. However, the last nine...

China’s Developers, Land Sales Show Signs of Slowing

Petra Blazkova / December 12th, 2018

China’s developers are showing signs of slowing their investment strategies after years of rampant growth amid a debt clampdown by the Chinese government. Sales of development sites have also...

US Opportunity Zones: A Baseline

Bob White / December 4th, 2018

The newly-designated "opportunity zones" account for 10% of the investable universe in the U.S. and have averaged $50 billion in annual acquisition volume in recent years, a new RCA report shows. Analysis...

It’s the Bay Area – Supersized

David Green-Morgan / September 17th, 2018

The majority of property transactions across the Greater Bay Area at present involve development sites, emphasizing just how much additional growth is possible in an area that has grown...

Global Investment Hovers Near Last Year’s Levels

Simon Mallinson / August 10th, 2018

In the first half of 2018, U.S. investors cautiously returned to action and European activity slowed in both quarters, the new edition of Global Capital Trends shows...

European Deal Activity Slips Further in Q2

Tom Leahy / August 2nd, 2018

Following a slow first three months, Europe's commercial real estate investment market continued its downward trend into the second quarter, the latest edition of Europe Capital Trends shows...

Singapore Real Estate: Cooling the Tropics

David Green-Morgan / July 16th, 2018

The Monetary Authority of Singapore has once again intervened in the real estate market in an attempt to cool recent residential sales price growth. The recent surge in collective sales, a key feature...

Changing Gatekeepers of Construction Financing

Jim Costello / May 29th, 2018

The Dodd-Frank reform passed last week includes provisions which will clarify certain U.S. rules on bank lending for real estate construction. Those rules were implemented in 2015 and the competitive...

Mixed Picture for Global Real Estate in Q1

Simon Mallinson / May 11th, 2018

It was a mixed picture for global commercial real estate at the start of 2018, the latest edition of Global Capital Trends shows. The U.S. market returned to growth, while...

Asia Pacific Volume Hits High in 2017, Hong Kong Leaps, RCA Report Shows

Petra Blazkova / February 7th, 2018

Acquisitions of income-producing assets reached an all-time high in Asia Pacific in 2017, buoyed by growth in Hong Kong, Singapore and South Korea. Hong Kong became the largest market in the region, usurping...

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