22 May 13
GLOBAL OFFICE CAPITAL MARKETS SHINE
Global office property values continued to improve during Q1 2013, rising by 0.9%, while global office rents remained stable for the period. Office property appreciation during the quarter accentuates the strong risk-adjusted returns that commercial real estate offers. The availability of such returns, in contrast to lower-yielding investment alternatives, continues to create intense competition for prime assets.
21 May 13
Our annual global examination of retailer presence and expansion surveys major international retailers across 208 cities in 60 countries and records the evolution of the global retail market. In response to the growing range of retailers crossing borders we have measured all the international retailers entering each market in 2012, providing a more complete view of the cities and countries that retailers are targeting.
20 May 13
KEEN COMPETITION FOR MODERN FACILITIES AND LIMITED STOCK
Rents across most of the world’s most expensive logistics markets held steady again in Q1. The quiet nature of the first quarter’s rent growth can be partially attributed to occupier reluctance and to cost-containment—particularly in the form of space consolidation; however, it being that large blocks of prime space in the best locations remained scarce and expensive, occupiers that were looking to move likely found very few options that met their desired specifications.
13 May 13
GREATER DIVERGENCE ACCROSS GLOBAL RENT LANDSCAPE
The Global Office Rent Cycle pointed to growing regional divergence in Q1 2013. Rents for markets in the Americas continued towards gradual recovery, while the majority of EMEA markets paused, awaiting more tangible improvements in economic conditions and occupier demand. Meanwhile, Asia Pacific markets remained dispersed across the full cycle.
07 May 13
PRIME RENTS ARE HIGH AND HOLDING
Prime retail rents across the most expensive global markets have held firm against a backdrop of scarce supply and preference for prime space.
Despite subdued retail sales growth and strained consumer sentiments, international retailers remain focused on long-term growth strategies which have resulted in store expansions across many key global markets such as New York, London and Moscow.
22 Apr 13
SHOPPING CENTRE DEVELOPMENT - THE MOST ACTIVE CITIES GLOBALLY
An unprecedented 32 million sq m of shopping centre space is currently under construction across the world, representing a 15% increase year-on-year. Development activity is heavily concentrated in emerging markets, most notably China—which, as home to four of 2012’s five most active markets and half of all shopping center space currently under construction, is the most active development market in the world.
25 Feb 13
PRIME RENT PERFORMANCE DIVERGENT IN Q4 2012
Occupier demand remains circumspect and still broadly focused on prime space. Soft conditions remain in Europe and Asia Pacific, while many Americas markets saw modest, but steady growth thanks to gradually strengthening economic fundamentals.
14 Feb 13
A SMIDGEN OF SUNSHINE
Considering the degree of uncertainty and caution permeating the global economy, the performance recorded across the Global Office Indices demonstrates the resilience of commercial real estate.
07 Feb 13
PRIME MARKETS STABLE AMID SOFT DEMAND
CBRE’s quarterly survey of prime logistics rents reflected no change in the top 10 most expensive prime rankings, as demand for logistics space remained soft and rents were stable during Q4 2012.
30 Jan 13
STABILITY IN PRIME RETAIL RENTSCBRE's quarterly survey of global prime retail markets continued to be characterized by historically low construction rates of prime retail space, which has resulted in low availability levels and fierce competition. This dynamic continued to drive record-high prime rents across many global markets, including those ranking among the most expensive, such as Hong Kong, London, Paris and Sydney.