CBRE Research 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.
Our global research expertise extends to a number of regions, including the Americas, Asia Pacific, and EMEA.
Asia Pacific Research Reports
The Art of Co-working
India Special Report | June 2017
The advent of co-working spaces is termed as the next wave of disruption in the office segment. CBRE Research analyzed the presence of the segment in India along with evaluating the impact on developers and occupiers, going forward.
HKSAR’s 20th Anniversary - A Story of Growth
Hong Kong Infographic | June 2017
July 1, 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to mainland China and the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). This infographic by CBRE Research examines the evolution of the Hong Kong economy along with its commercial and residential real estate markets from 1997-2017.
Infrastructure and Real Estate: Key Melbourne Projects
Australia Major Report | April 2017
Infrastructure drives value in real estate through generating business and consumer efficiencies. An understanding of the state of play of infrastructure in cities is therefore critical to understand the direction and shape of future developments and related opportunity. While the national spend on public infrastructure is currently very concentrated in NSW, there is a healthy pipeline of infrastructure projects in Victoria; close to $40b in total, necessitated by Victoria’s current strong population growth (of over 2%, the highest across Australian states) and expectations that strong growth will continue, and on the current trajectory drive Melbourne to be the largest city in Australia by 2031.
2017 India Real Estate Market Outlook
India Major Report | April 2017
CBRE’s 2017 Asia Pacific Real Estate Market Outlook – India Report highlights the policy initiatives, reforms and key market trends that will drive the future of the country’s real estate sector in 2017. The year 2017 is expected to be a year when the results of all policy initiatives taken in 2016 are likely to take shape. Most of the steps, including Real Estate Regulatory Act (RERA), Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are aimed at improving transparency and enhancing the overall investor sentiment.
God's Own Country “Kochi” - India’s Emerging Real Estate Hub
India Major Report | March 2017
This special report on Kochi, located in Kerala encapsulates the real estate market dynamics of the city. The growing prominence of the IT sector in Kochi, coupled with various Government infrastructure initiatives and availability of quality space is making Kochi an attractive destination for corporates looking to expand in southern India.
Asia Pacific Occupier Survey 2017
APAC Major Report | March 2017
Flexibility and efficiency remain at the forefront of multinational corporate decision-making in Asia Pacific amid what is an increasingly uncertain economic and political landscape.
Digital Disruption: Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences
Asia Pacific ViewPoint | March 2017
The pharmaceuticals and life sciences industry is undergoing a rapid transformation against a backdrop of increased competition from generic rivals, funding challenges for small market targeted smart drugs and the decline of rainmaker blockbuster drugs.
The future of corporate real estate: How technology will shape the next decade
APAC Special Report | March 2017
Nowhere is the impact of the technological revolution being felt more than in the way companies conduct business and the way we work. However, the world is only at the cusp of the real impact of the digital age. Further and significant change is forecasted to occur in the coming years across a number of key areas, including automation and jobs; technology and talent; the emergence of millennials, and the transformation of the workplace.
Jakarta real estate sector eagerly anticipates new mass transit rail system
Indonesia ViewPoint | March 2017
Jakarta's outdated transportation infrastructure and constant gridlock have long been a source of discontent. The situation has worsened in recent years amid a boom in car ownership fueled by a rapidly expanding middle class. The economic costs in terms of time, health and fuel are enormous and are a major hindrance to doing business in a city that is home to more than 10 million people.
Asia Investor Intentions Survey 2017
APAC Major Report | March 2017
The CBRE Asia Pacific Investor Intentions Survey 2017 is based on 504 responses from across the region and provides an insight into investors’ concerns, priorities and strategies for the coming year.
Advisory & Transaction Services Research Review H2 2016
APAC Major Report | March 2017
This edition includes articles on the CBRE 2017 Asia Pacific Real Estate Market Outlook; the rise of co-working space in Asia Pacific; regional industrial trends; the evolution of the Hong Kong Grade A office market; and Western Australia’s retail centre revolution.
Asian Outbound Investment H2 2016
Asia Major Report | February 2017
Asian outbound real estate investment was dominated by Chinese investors in 2016. Buyers from the mainland accounted for nearly half of total investment — 47% or US$28.2 billion.
2017 Greater China Real Estate Market Outlook
Greater China Major Report | February 2017
The more stable macroeconomic indicators recorded in H2 2016 have provided room for policymakers to finetune the loose credit conditions and introduce proactive fiscal growth. Supported by government-led campaigns to promote mass entrepreneurship and innovation, strategically important emerging sectors including information technology, bio-industry, new energy vehicles and digital and creative industry will continue to gain momentum in 2017.
2017 Bangkok Real Estate Market Outlook
Thailand Major Report | February 2017
The overall economic outlook for Thailand looks set to mirror that of the past year, with the Bank of Thailand (BOT) maintaining its economic growth forecasts of 3.2% for 2016 and 2017.
2017 New Zealand Real Estate Market Outlook
New Zealand Major Report | February 2017
Stronger leasing, improved utilisation - Underlying economic growth will provide solid support to the occupier market in 2017. In combination with improved space utilisation, this should ensure robust levels of occupier activity and demand. We expect 2017 to be one of the most buoyant years for leasing activity in this cycle.
2017 Australia Real Estate Market Outlook
Australian Major Report | February 2017
2017 is shaping up like more of the same on the economic front in Australia with growth of around 2.5%reflecting a steady contribution from consumption but an emerging drag on growth from residential construction and flat business investment.
2017 Korea Real Estate Market Outlook
Korean Major Report | February 2017
Low for longer: the new normal. Subdued economic growth is expected amidst uncertainties, nevertheless still projected to record a steady GDP grwoth well above OECD average.
2017 Hong Kong Real Estate Market Outlook
Hong Kong Major Report | February 2017
Strong support for capital values - The low cost of financing and strong end-user demand will provide strong support for capital values, despite the likelihood of interest rates rising from historically low levels.
2017 Vietnam Real Estate Market Outlook
Vietnamese Major Report | February 2017
On the back of improved economic fundamentals, Vietnam’s gold, oil and stock prices picked up and its real estate market remained buoyant in spite of instability in international economies. While the upward trend was not seen in GDP growth rate, Vietnam ended 2016 with generally good news and is anticipating a positive outlook for 2017.
2017 Singapore Real Estate Market Outlook
Singapore Major Report | February 2017
While Singapore’s GDP growth for the last quarter of 2016 surpassed expectations, it was still a subdued year by the republic’s standards. Advance estimates for GDP growth was 1.8%, its weakest performance since 2009. With current domestic maladies still persisting alongside global uncertainties and rising interest rates, slow and steady growth could be the new normal.
2017 Taiwan Real Estate Market Outlook
Taiwan Major Report | February 2017
Stronger focus on office optimisation - Domestic occupiers are expected to stay cost conscious and demonstrate a preference for cost effective options. Workplace strategy will remain a priority for multinationals.
2017 Malaysia Real Estate Market Outlook
Malaysia Major Report | February 2017
Low for longer - 2017 will be another subdued period amid low commodities proces, continued slow economic growth in most major markets and political uncertainty.
2017 Asia Pacific Real Estate Market Outlook
APAC Major Report | January 2017
CBRE’s 2017 Asia Pacific Real Estate Market Outlook - Opportunities in the New Normal – identifies and explains the key themes set to shape the regional property market over the coming year. Investors with a stronger appetite for risk are expected to seek opportunities outside gateway cities in locations offering attractive pricing.
2017 Japan Real Estate Market Outlook
Japan Major Report | January 2017
Both office and logistics sectors will see an increase in new supply from 2018; some markets will gradually become occupier markets. Occupiers will have a wider selection of prime assets, and investors may have more investment opportunities.