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Asia Pacific Research Reports


 

 

2015

 

 


Japan Real Estate Market Outlook 2016

Japan Real Estate Market Outlook 2016


Japan Major Report | December 2015

The office market in 2015 continued to be driven by demand for expansion and upgrades from corporations in pursuit of growth opportunities. Given expectations for steady earnings growth on the back of a weaker currency and inbound demand, this trend is likely to continue into 2016.

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Brokerage Research Review 2015 H2

Brokerage Research Review 2015 H2


APAC Major Report | December 2015

In this edition we look at workplace strategy, which remains a key priority for occupiers in Asia Pacific. Our most recent special report on this topic explains how workplace density and utilisation data can help companies drive efficiency and improve their business performance.

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APAC Logistics Hubs 2015


APAC Major Report | December 2015

In the modern world, economic activity is globally integrated and trade is an increasingly important component of a country’s GDP. Logistics hubs are centerpieces for trading functions and identifying such hubs is important for occupiers, developers, and investors.

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The Rise of Asia Pacific Institutional Investors in the Global Real Estate Market


APAC Major Report | November 2015

Allocations to real estate by Asia Pacific institutional investors are still underweight at around 2%, which is far below the average among similar institutions in developed markets.

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China Retail: A Changing Landscape, Part III Luxury

China Retail: A Changing Landscape, Part III Luxury


China Special Report | November 2015

In 2015, developments surrounding the luxury retail space have garnered significant attention. The falling price and decline of import tariffs on luxury products onshore and the growing (...)

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Asia Pacific Fit-Out Cost Guide 2015


APAC Major Report | November 2015

Following the positive response from the inaugural Asia Pacific Project Fit-out Cost Guide in 2014, CBRE presents the second edition that focuses on the upward trend for Activity-Based Working (ABW).

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The Future of Luxury Retail in Asia Pacific

The Future of Luxury Retail in Asia Pacific


APAC Major Report | November 2015

The high growth period for luxury retailers in Asia Pacific, mainly driven by Greater China, is gradually coming to an end as weaker retail sales, surging operational costs and (...)

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Accommodating Growth - How can Auckland industrial occupiers accommodate growth?


New Zealand Major Report | October 2015

Industrial occupiers showed high level of activity in the Auckland property market in recent years and according to the results of CBRE Research’s latest industrial occupier survey, this trend is likely to continue.

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Japanese Capital In The Global Real Estate Market

Japanese Capital In The Global Real Estate Market


Japan Major Report | October 2015

CBRE today released, "Japan Major Report – Rising Outbound Flows: Japanese Capital in Global Real Estate Market," a special report that examines the overview of, and outlook (...)

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Space Utilisation: The Next Frontier


APAC Major Report | September 2015

Organisations are under enormous pressure to drive down costs by increasing their “static density”, or the space per sq. ft. dedicated for each workstation.

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Thu Thiem - The Pudong of Saigon

Thu Thiem: The Pudong of Saigon


Vietnam Major Report | September 2015

Over the past 300 years HCMC has grown from a small riverbank settlement into a bustling city of over eight million inhabitants. The development of Thu Thiem is now taking (...)

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The Changing Retail Landscape: How to Survive the Slowdown?


Hong Kong Major Report | September 2015

The Hong Kong retail market experienced rapid growth in the decade since the launch of Individual Visit Scheme in 2003.

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CBRE Capital Markets Research Review


APAC Major Report | September 2015

In this edition we look at Asian outbound investment in real estate, which continued to gather pace in H1 2015. CBRE data showed that outbound investment from the region grew by 8.9% (...)

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The Decentralisation of the Seoul Office Market


Korea Major Report | August 2015

The Seoul office market has traditionally consisted of three main business districts: the Central Business District (CBD), Gangnam Business District (GBD) and Yeouido Business District (YBD).

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Beyond Tokyo: What’s ahead in Japan’s Regional Markets


Japan Major Report | July 2015

The most recent CBRE Quarterly Investment Survey found that more investors are looking at regional cities. The proportion of respondents naming regional cities outside the Greater Tokyo Area (...)

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The Asia Pacific Real Estate Debt Market


APAC Major Report | July 2015

Bank lending for real estate in Asia Pacific has slowed in recent years, which has had a direct knock-on effect on the regional real estate investment market.

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The New Era of Green Buildings in China


China Major Report | July 2015

The development of green buildings in China began relatively late compared to developed countries such as the United States and United Kingdom. However, the sheer size of the Chinese construction (...)

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Hong Kong Infrastructure Outlook, When East Meets West


Hong Kong Major Report | July 2015

Hong Kong has enjoyed solid economic growth over the past decade, with real GDP increasing by over 46% between 2004 and 2014, thanks in part to Chinese government-backed schemes (...)

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Brokerage Research Review H1 2015


APAC Major Report | July 2015

In this issue we look at the increasing emphasis on wellness in office buildings which emerged in recent years in response to employees’ demands for modern, flexible and efficient workplaces (...)

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Asia Pacific Consumer Survey: How we like to shop online


APAC Major Report | June 2015

The second report in CBRE’s Asia Pacific Consumer Survey series, How We Like to Shop Online, looks at the e-commerce sector, which has seen rapid growth across the region in recent years.

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Demographic Changes Drive Demand for Self-storage Space in Asia


APAC Major Report | June 2015

Self-storage is a relatively new type of commercial property in Asia that is primed for growth due to demographic changes, strong business activity, and growing investor interest.

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How Indians Prefer To Shop


India Major Report | June 2015

The CBRE consumer survey indicates that consumers in India rank cleanliness as the most important factor for visiting shopping centers, along with personal safety and security.

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Transit oriented developments – The convergence of factors transforming cities


Australia Major Report | May 2015

The rapid increase in urbanisation of populations has led to demonstrable advantages in standards of living, but has also created serious challenges in sustainability.

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Will Prices Rise in Bangkok's Old Condominium Buildings?


Thailand Major Report | May 2015

One of the strangest features of the Bangkok condominium market for Western purchasers is that prices of older condominiums do not move upwards at the same rate as (...)

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Shanghai Grade A Office Report


China Major Report | May 2015

In contrast to most industry reports which focus on the supply-side analysis, this report looks into the Shanghai Grade A office market from a demand perspective.

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Global Investor Intentions Survey 2015


Global Major Report | May 2015

The 2015 Global Investor Intentions Survey shows that global real estate investors remain confident and their intentions are strongly expansionary. The appetite for cross-regional investment is (...)

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New Directions in Office Property


Hong Kong Major Report | May 2015

A collaboration between CBRE and Daiwa Capital Markets analyzing how Hong Kong’s office sector is poised for fundamental changes resulting from the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect scheme.

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APAC Consumer Survey 2015: Taiwan


Taiwan Major Report | April 2015

The survey found that Taiwanese consumers are tech savvy and well connected to the internet. 95% of respondents are smartphone owners and over 82% have a desktop or laptop computer.

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Ho Chi Minh City Metro Line - Changing the face of the Property Market


Vietnam Major Report | April 2015

With the first Metro Line in Ho Chi Minh City making good construction progress and set to open in 2020, all of us who live and work in the city are gearing up for some big and exciting changes.

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Property and Polution - The Impact of Smog on the Beijing Office Market

Property and Pollution - The Impact of Smog on the Beijing Office Market


China Major Report | April 2015

Poor air quality in Beijing has been the subject of much local and international scrutiny in recent years. Despite authorities’ considerable efforts, the combined effect of (...)

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Tokyo Logistics Market Outlook 2015

Tokyo Logistics Market Outlook 2015


Japan Major Report | March 2015

Domestic Real GDP growth stood at 0.0% in 2014, well below the 1.7% consensus growth forecasted at the start of the year (source: ESP Forecast Survey published by the Japan Center for Economic Research).

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APAC Consumer Survey 2015: New Zealand


New Zealand Major Report | March 2015

What are the differences in experience, attitudes and expectations that exist across New Zealand consumers, why do they exist and how can decision makers best position (...)

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Retail Hot Spots in Asia Pacific 2014


APAC Major Report | March 2015

Favorable macro factors such as urbanisation and the expanding middle class continued to support new retailer expansion across Asia Pacific in 2014. The number of new entrants rose (...)

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Asia Pacific Industrial Occupier Guide 2015


APAC Major Report | March 2015

The Asia Pacific Industrial Occupier Guide helps occupiers understand local market practices and conditions to ensure they are best placed to make informed decisions.

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APAC Consumer Survey 2014: Singapore


Singapore Major Report | March 2015

A recent poll shows that shopping in-store is still a popular method of buying products for Singaporeans. Growth opportunities abound for brick and mortar stores as shoppers expect (...)

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CBRE Asia Pacific Investor Intentions Survey 2015


APAC Major Report | March 2015

The CBRE Asia Pacific Investor Intentions Survey 2015 is based on more than 300 responses from across the region and provides an insight into investors’ concerns, priorities and strategies for the coming year.

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APAC Consumer Survey 2014: Vietnam


Vietnam Major Report | March 2015

Southeast Asia consumers, which includes Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam, has high expectations of the overall shopping experience. These respondents report that significant improvements (...)

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APAC Consumer Survey 2014: Malaysia

APAC Consumer Survey 2014: Malaysia


Malaysia Major Report | February 2015

A total of 1,004 Malaysian respondents between the ages of 18 and 64 were interviewed. The majority (57%) of them falls within the middle income bracket with a median monthly (...)

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APAC Consumer Survey 2014: Japan

APAC Consumer Survey 2014: Japan


Japan Major Report | February 2015

The Japan version of the survey included responses from 1,000 male and female consumers in the Greater Tokyo Area. Over half of consumers polled value the overall experience of going shopping.

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Asian Capital: Acceleration and Evolution

Asian Capital: Acceleration and Evolution


APAC Major Report | February 2015

Asian investors continue to step up their activity in the global real estate market. Outbound investment from the region totalled US$40 billion in 2014, an increase of 23% from 2013.

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Japan Office Market Outlook 2015

Japan Office Market Outlook 2015


Japan Major Report | February 2015

The Tokyo office market is particularly tight, with the vacancy rate at around 4% for all grades at the end of 2014. Grade A assumed achievable rents are forecast to rise by around 17% over (...)

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APAC Consumer Survey 2014: South Korea


Korea Major Report | February 2015

In August 2014, CBRE conducted a consumer survey to identify current and future shopping trends across the region from 1,000 respondents in Korea who fell within the 18 to 64 age group.

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APAC Real Estate Markets Outlook 2015– Another Solid Year Ahead

APAC Real Estate Markets Outlook 2015– Another Solid Year Ahead


APAC Major Report | February 2015

Above-world economic growth along with healthy job growth prospects, accelerating urbanisation and increasingly wealthy households will support corporate and investor confidence in (...)

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It’s Time To Get Strategic


New Zealand Major Report | February 2015

CBRE Research surveyed 160 Auckland office space occupiers, regarding their locational and building preferences and requirements; their space utilisation and workplace strategies (...)

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Online Retail Driving Realty

Online Retail Driving Realty


India Major Report | January 2015

India’s e-commerce segment is gaining a foothold and driving demand for warehousing and commercial real estate in the country. This growth has been on the back of favorable (...)

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Brokerage Research Review H2 2014

Brokerage Research Review H2 2014


APAC Major Report | January 2015

In this publication we focus on changes in the workplace and how they are affecting the built environment. We open with a review of the global and regional markets and what to expect over the next six months.

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