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. 

Select a region to view research reports:          ASIA PACIFIC  |   EMEA  |   AMERICAS  

Global Reports

1 Office Rents Rise Amid Increased Demand            
Office Rents Rise Amid Increased Demand

The global economy continued to recover in Q2 2015 albeit inconsistently and subject to some degree of volatility. 
2 In and Out: Middle East Edition            
In and Out: Middle East Edition

The last two years have seen a significant uptick in cross-regional capital flows into global commercial real estate. 
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Capital value growth continues to outpace rental growth

Capital and rental values grew across all regions and property sectors during Q1 2015, with capital values once again growing at a faster pace than rents. 
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Prime rents buoyant as confidence ticks up

Global consumer confidence improved slightly overall in Q1 2015. 
5 Occupancy Costs Advance Despite Growth Hiccups            
Occupancy Costs Advance Despite Growth Hiccups

CBRE's Global Prime Office Occupancy Costs survey measures office occupancy costs in 127 markets across the world. 
6 How Global is the Business of Retail 2015            
How Global is the Business of Retail?

In its eighth year CBRE’s How Global is the Business of Retail? will once again focus on the target markets for new brands in 2014. 
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Global Shopping Centre Development

Global shopping centre development continues to grow, with exceptional levels of construction and new openings taking place. 
8 How Active are Retailers Globally?            
How Active are Retailers Globally?

CBRE continues to monitor appetite for global expansion and examine the issues facing retailers in today’s market. 
9 Cost Increases Signal Economic Momentum            
Cost Increases Signal Economic Momentum

The cost to occupy prime office space keeps rising. 
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Global Energy Hubs

Second annual report that analyses 33 global cities driven by the energy sector (oil and gas) for economic and real estate activity. 
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What Goes Up, Keeps Going Up

Global prime office costs continue to rise, and this climb is unlikely to reverse anytime soon. 
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In and Out: Middle East

In and Out: Middle East is CBRE’s review of capital flows in and out of global commercial real estate investment markets. 
13 How Global is the Business of Retail?            
How Global is the Business of Retail?

2013 saw an increase in cross-border retailer activity, with more businesses expanding internationally, primarily to larger markets. 
14 2014 Real Estate Investment Trends            
2014 Real Estate Investment Trends

Real estate investors in Europe, Asia Pacific and North America expect to spend more on property in 2014, according to CBRE’s 2014 Global Investor Intentions Survey. 
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Costs Continue to Rise

In line with the global economic recovery, occupancy costs for prime office space have continued to grow over the past year.