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CBRE Global Research and Consulting publicly releases some of its analytical work to assist the industry in understanding the global market trends and conditions that are shaping our economies and business strategies. Local reports​ ​​can be found on the regional CBRE websites by choosing your country​ in the uppe​​r right corner of this page.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

17 Dec 14

Cost Increases Signal Economic Momentum

researchGLOBAL PRIME OFFICE OCCUPANCY COSTS | DECEMBER 2014
CBRE’s biannual Global Prime Office Occupancy Costs survey ranks 126 office markets around the world by total occupancy cost (prime rent plus additional expenses such as service charges and taxes) in the highest-quality buildings within each market.

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11 Dec 14

Global Office Markets on the Upswing

researchGLOBAL OFFICE RENT CYCLE MARKETVIEW AND CHARTS | Q3 2014
The global economy is performing better than last year, with growth increasingly driven by the U.S.

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09 Dec 14

High Street Retail Rents Hold Firm

researchGLOBAL RETAIL VIEW | Q3 2014
Even with the somewhat gloomy economic headlines, consumer demand, as measured by consumer confidence and retail sales, is reasonably firm in most markets. Prime retail rents were either unchanged or recorded steady growth during Q3 2014. Hong Kong, New York, Paris, London and Tokyo retained their positions as the world’s most expensive high-street retail destinations.

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02 Oct 14

"New Normal" Environment Good for Commercial Real Estate

researchGLOBAL RENT AND CAPITAL VALUE INDICES MARKETVIEW | Q2 2014
The "new normal" economic environment of moderate growth and low interest rates has been good for commercial real estate, buoying capital values and rents globally.

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23 Sep 14

Prime Retail Markets See Steady Rental Gains

researchGLOBAL RETAIL VIEW | Q2 2014
Prime retail markets continued to record solid rental growth in Q2 2014, reflecting progressively strengthening retailer demand.

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02 Sep 14

Global Office Markets Gain Momentum

researchGLOBAL OFFICE RENT CYCLE MARKETVIEW | Q2 2014
Office rents are rising in most global cities, with growth accelerating in 11 of the 19 Global Office Rent Cycle markets during Q2 2014.

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16 Jul 14

Liberalisation and the Rise of Asian Insurance Investment in Real Estate

researchASIA PACIFIC SPECIAL REPORT | JULY 2014
Until recently, regulations relating to investment by Asian insurance companies were highly restrictive and limited the capital that insurers were able to deploy into real estate.

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09 Jul 14

The Emergence of Asian Supertalls

researchASIA PACIFIC SPECIAL REPORT | JULY 2014
The challenges, opportunities and misconceptions associated with the emergence of supertall office buildings in Asia.

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17 Jun 14

In and Out: A Review of Global Flows In and Out of the Middle East

researchMIDDLE EAST SPECIAL REPORT | JUNE 2014
A review of capital flows in and out of global commercial real estate markets.

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16 Jun 14

China Shadow Banking and the Real Estate Market

researchASIA PACIFIC SPECIAL REPORT | 2014
China is currently international real estate investors' top destination.

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