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Asia Pacific Research Reports


 

 

2014

 

 


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Market Outlook Australia


Australia Major Report | December 2014

Australia continues to experience a period of ongoing, albeit sub-trend, economic expansion. The mix of domestic growth is changing and the transition isn’t necessarily smooth, with the overall outlook for the (...)

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The New Age of the Asia Pacific Retail Market


Asia Pacific Major Report | December 2014

The Asia Pacific retail market has expanded at a rapid rate in recent years on the back of strong economic growth and the emergence of a large and prosperous middle class. This has prompted an influx of (...)

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APAC Consumer Survey 2014 Hong Kong


Hong Kong Major Report | November 2014

The survey found that Hong Kong consumers are extremely tech savvy and well connected to the internet. 92% of respondents have a smartphone and over 80% have a desktop computer. Tablets have already (...)
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Asia Pacific Consumer Survey 2014: How We Like to Shop


Asia Pacific Major Report | November 2014

The Asia Pacific Consumer Survey is CBRE’s most ambitious to date, covering 11 countries across Asia Pacific and a total of 11,000 consumers. The key findings from the survey are presented in the following (...)

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Japan's Bet on Casinos


Japan Major Report | November 2014

The term “Integrated Resort” (IR) is used to describe a tourist destination where a casino is incorporated and also an integrated development that includes hotels, restaurants, entertainment venues (..)

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The Great Wave of Fund Expiration


Asia Pacific Major Report | October 2014

Prior to the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) Asian Pacific experienced a boom of real estate fund formation driven by a heady mix of liquidity, capital market fundamentals and risk/return parameters.

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MarketScore - The Key to Investing in China


China Major Report | October 2014

Over the past thirty years living standards in China have improved immeasurably, opening up significant opportunities in the domestic consumption market and drawing massive interest from major global retailers.

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Asia Pacific Fit-Out Cost Guide


Asia Pacific Major Report | September 2014

In response to our clients' most commonly asked question "How much will it cost to fit-out?" CBRE has developed an inaugural Asia Pacific Project Fit-out Cost Guide. Benchmarked to empirical cost data (...)

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Leasing Asian Supertalls: Strategies for Success


Asia Pacific Major Report | September 2014

This second report in CBRE Research Asia Pacific’s series on supertall buildings focuses on the leasing of supertalls and specifically why anchor tenants are so fundamental to establishing the credibility of a new (...)

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Capital Attraction: The Rise of Australia as an Investment Destination


Asia Pacific Major Report | September 2014

Foreign investors has strongly up-weighted their commercial real estate allocations to Australia since 2005. AUD18.8b of net investment has been reported since 2005 with Australia accounting (...)

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The Surge of Asian Capital in the Global Real Estate Market H1 2014


Capital Flow Monitor | September 2014

The global real estate market continues to record strong outbound capital flows from Asian investors. Asian outbound investment reached US$16 billion in H1 2014, 40% higher than the amount in H1 2013.

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The Evolution of the South Korea Logistics Market


South Korea Major Report | September 2014

The South Korean logistics sector has recorded steady growth in recent years but industry standards still lag well behind other developed markets. To remedy this, the government has introduced (...)

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Rent vs Buy September


Vietnam Major Report | September 2014

Vietnam’s current population is 90 million, of which urban population accounts for 32.5% of the total1. General demand for housing is therefore huge, especially in major cities such as Hanoi (...)

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Inflection Point: Ten Years of Organized Real Estate In India


India Major Report | August 2014

As India’s commercial office landscape undergoes a complete metamorphosis the dynamics of its prominent office districts continue to change. From a little over 90 million sq. ft. in 2005 to more than 400 million sq. ft.(...)

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Retailers Expose The Lack of Warehouse Facilities August 2014


Hong Kong Major Report | August 2014

Hong Kong – the financial center and shopping paradise of Asia – was originally founded on less glamorous activities when the city’s economy was dominated by the manufacturing sector (...)

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Liberalisation and the Rise of Asian Insurance Investment in Real Estate


Asia Pacific Major 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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The Emergence of Asian Supertalls


Asia Pacific Major Report | July 2014

The development of tall office buildings in Asia began relatively recently at the end of the 20th century. However, the pace of construction has been so rapid that by June 2014, the region was home to 55% (...)

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A Changing Landscape: Department Stores


China Special Retail Report | July 2014

As a conventional retail format, department stores continue to play an important role in the China retail sector. However, they are facing increasing competition from new retail formats (...)


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China Shadow Banking and the Real Estate Market


Asia Pacific Major Report | June 2014

In recent years domestic banks in China have turned more cautious towards lending to the real estate sector and bank loans have become increasingly difficult to obtain. As a result, more developers are seeking (...)

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Workplace Strategy: Why One Size Does Not Fit All


Asia Pacific Major Report | June 2014

CBRE's Asia Pacific Head of Workplace Strategy, Peter Andrew and the Asia Pacific Research team recently collaborated to produce Workplace Strategy – Why One Size Does Not Fit All (...)

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The Next Frontier


China Major Report | June 2014

In recent years the ongoing development of the China retail market and emergence of e-commerce has begun to exert a strong influence on the country’s logistics market.1 The rapid growth of the e-commerce (...)

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Expanding Horizons of Global Retailers in India


India Major Report | June 2014

India, for most parts of its retail development timeline, has been an unorganized market with consumer inclination towards mom and pop stores—these stores offered consumers conveniences such as home (...)

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Shaping Trends in Logistics


Asia Pacific Major Report | May 2014

CBRE expects positive rental growth for APAC’s logistic warehouses on the back of continued strong underlying demand for logistics warehouse space. Against the backdrop of a more clear global (...)


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How Active are Retailers in Asia Pacific?


Asia Pacific Major Report | May 2014

Global retailers’ regional strategy in Asia Pacific remains focused on China. Although domestic economic growth is slowing, global retailers surveyed by CBRE remain fairly bullish on the back of the rising (...)

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Occupier Survey


China Major Report | May 2014

At a corporate level, cost escalation and a weak economic outlook stand out as the two major challenges for most organizations. Nonetheless, the majority of the respondents still hold optimistic views regarding (...)


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Asia Pacific Investor Intentions Survey 2014


Asia Pacific Major Report | March 2014

The CBRE Asia Pacific Investor Intentions Survey 2014 was carried out online between January-February 2014 and received a total of 122 responses from a wide range of real estate investors in Asia Pacific.

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Asia Pacific Office Market Outlook 2014


Asia Pacific Major Report | February 2014

Global economic growth is recovering according to Oxford Economics, which has upgraded its 2014 global GDP forecast from 2.1% in 2013 to 2.8% in 2014. These assumptions are based on the (...)

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India Real Estate Overview 2013


India Major Report | February 2014

India’s economic performance in the past twelve months stood in stark contrast to the high-growth years between 2003 and 2011. Official numbers revealed a slowdown to 5.1% y-o-y GDP growth in 2012 (...)

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