• Asia Pacific continues to enjoy one of its longest ever periods of uninterrupted economic expansion, driven by supportive monetary policy and robust growth in China.
  • However, end-of-cycle concerns are growing amid a range of headwinds including U.S.-China trade conflict and financial market volatility. In addition, pricing has already eclipsed the previous peak in most markets, even those offering low yields.
  • Nevertheless, recent informal gauges of market sentiment by CBRE indicate continued solid demand from investors. There remains a deep pool of potential buyers, and all indicators point to a substantial volume of capital aimed at Asia Pacific real estate in 2019.
  • This ViewPoint by CBRE Research and CBRE Capital Markets explains the short-term strategies buyers can adopt to take advantage of cyclical fluctuations, together with a range of long-term tactics available for investors seeking to capitalise on structural market changes.