• There was a gradual recovery in investment enquiries across the region in May, especially in Greater China and Singapore.

 

  • Respondents in Asia expect activity to return to normal levels within six months. Pacific respondents believe that the recovery will take six to 12 months.

 

  • There remains a mismatch in pricing expectations between buyers and sellers. Vendors are more willing to offer discounts for retail and decentralised office assets.

 

  • Investors are focusing on quality tenants, with core/core-plus assets especially sought after.

 

  • Mild yield expansion has been recorded for decentralised offices and shopping malls since March.