CBRE is at the forefront of global real estate thought leadership. Besides publicly releasing our analytical work in the form of Research Reports, we also frequently share our forecasts, insights and analysis with the world's leading media outlets. Below you will find a selection of our most recent interviews.


2017



Dr Henry Chin, Head of Research for CBRE Asia Pacific, discusses Hong KOng's property market live on Bloomberg

HENRY CHIN APPEARS ON BLOOMBERG


2017 October

Dr Henry Chin, Head of Research for CBRE Asia Pacific, discusses Hong Kong's property market live on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”

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Sam Xie, Head of Research China

Marcos Chan Features on BBC Documentary


2017 August

Marcos Chan, Head of Research for HK, Southern China & Taiwan, shares his insights on the Pearl River Delta in a BBC documentary about Hong Kong.

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Sam Xie, Head of Research China

Desmond Sim on Money Mind


2017 August

On why there has been a pick- up in home sales and the outlook for the rest of the year.

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Sam Xie, Head of Research China

Real estate sector as China Q2 GDP indicator


2017 July

Dr Henry Chin, Head of Research for CBRE Asia Pacific, says fears of a property bubble remain overstated in China.

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Henry Chin, Head of Research Asia Pacific

Bloomberg interviews Henry Chin


2017 July

Dr Henry Chin, Head of Research for CBRE Asia Pacific, discusses China’s property market as well as highlights from the China 2020 report with Bloomberg.

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Robert Fong for The Edge Property Magazine

Robert Fong in The Property Edge Singapore


2017 July

Robert Fong, Director Asia Pacific Research shares his view on Asia Pacific real estate investor focus.

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Sam Xie, Head of Research China

China’s Commercial Property Market Poised to Rebound


2017 June

Sam Xie, Head of Research China, and Laura Zhu, Manager, CBRE China Research, respectively, speak to Caixin Global on China’s commercial property market.

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Sam Xie, Head of Research China

China's month-on-month home price growth remains robust in May


2017 June

Sam Xie, Head of Research China, said the China month-on-month home price is rising with new unit prices at record high levels.

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Sam Xie, Head of Research China

CCTV interview: CBRE’s Sam Xie on China housing market


2017 June

Sam Xie, Head of Research China, shares his view on China housing market.

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Sam Xie, Head of Research China

Commercial real estate to see boom in capital flows


2017 June

Sam Xie, Head of Research China, discusses the China commercial real estate trend in 2017-2020. (Chinese only)

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Sam Xie, Head of Research China

A lot of shopping malls are expected to be opened in Chongqing this year


2017 June

Jacky Zhu, Senior Manager, CBRE Western China discusses the market trend in Chongqing. (Chinese only)

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Marcos Chan, Head of Research Hong Kong, Southern China & Taiwan

Marcos Chan on BBC World Service


2017 June

Marcos said Hong Kong has been the most expensive office market in the world. It is partly because more mainland companies have come into Hong Kong after the Handover, particularly in the last 4-5 years, pushing down the vacancy in the CBD to less than 2%. An increase in tourist arrivals, which surged from 10mil before 1997 to 50mil at present has fueled the retail market over the past 20 years and justified Hong Kong’s higher commercial property rents.

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Marcos Chan, Head of Research Hong Kong, Southern China & Taiwan

CNN Interviews Marcos Chan


2017 June

Marcos Chan, CBRE said the HK-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is vital to the city because there is a bottleneck in land supply. He believes the bridge can help the government rebalance the demand and supply of land. Chan cited that it can also help to boost up tourism and retail market in Hong Kong as it can channel more tourists.

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Marcos Chan, Head of Research Hong Kong, Southern China & Taiwan

Marcos Chan in the South China Morning Post


2017 June

In this contributed article, Marcos explains how the closer tie between Hong Kong and the mainland help to spur up the property market as well as the economy in Hong Kong.

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Marcos Chan, Head of Research Hong Kong, Southern China & Taiwan

South China Morning Post cites Marcos Chan


2017 May

Marcos Chan, CBRE said the building will likely attract strong occupier demand both from mainland firms and multinationals. According to a CBRE report last November, PRC firms took up 73% of the total net absorption by the banking and financial sector in the Greater Central area over the past three years.

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Marcos Chan, Head of Research Hong Kong, Southern China & Taiwan

Marcos Chan on Reuters


2017 May

Marcos cited that fewer mainland developers bid for the Murray Road Site would be due to the tighter control on capital flow from China.

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Sam Xie, Head of Research China

Tianjin Binhai new district development


2017 May

Tin Sun, Head of Research, North China estimates Tianjin district will be more new supply this year and in 2018.

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Desmond Sim

Desmond Sim Appears on CNBC


2017 April

Desmond Sim, Head of Research, CBRE Singapore and Southeast Asia, appeared on CNBC to discuss Singapore's most extravagant homes.

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Desmond Sim

Channel News Asia Interviews Desmond Sim


2017 March

Desmond was on Channel News Asia Primetime on 10 March and explained how the new property measures impacts the market. (17'00" – 21'00")

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Henry Chin

CNBC Interviews Henry Chin


2017 March

Dr Henry Chin, Head of Research for CBRE Asia Pacific, discusses highlights from the 2017 APAC Investor Intentions Survey with CNBC.

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Sam Xie

China Business Network Interviews Sam Xie


2017 February

Sam Xie, Head of Research for CBRE China, talks about the China domestic Commercial Real Estate Transaction hit the Record in 2016. (Chinese only)

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Henry Chin

Channel News Asia Interviews Henry Chin


2017 January

Henry Chin on 15:05 –speaks to Channel News Asia about why he’s still optimistic about Chinese investor appetite, and how supply is a big factor in keeping prices in HK in check. 

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Henry Chin

CNBC Interviews Henry Chin


2017 January

Dr Henry Chin, Head of Research for CBRE Asia Pacific, discusses 2017’s outlook for commercial real estate with CNBC.

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2016


Desmond Sim

Channel News Asia Interview Desmond Sim


2016 December

One more for the website – Desmond explains how rising interest rates might impact demand for homes in 2017.

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Henry Chin & Sam Xie

CBRE's Henry Chin, Sam Xie on China Business News


2016 November

CBRE’s Heads of Research for Asia Pacific and China, Dr Henry Chin and Sam Xie, respectively, speak to China Business News on China’s office leasing market. (Chinese only)

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Tin Sun

CNA interviews Sam Xie


2016 October

Sam Xie, Head of CBRE Research China, provides insights of China Real Estate market to Singapore Channel News Asia.

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Sam Xie

CCTV interviews Tin Sun


2016 October

Tin Sun, Head of CBRE Research North China, talks about property purchase curbs in Chinese major cities.

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Sam Xie

ICS interviews Sam Xie


2016 October

Sam Xie, Head of CBRE Research China, discuss the commercial real estate development under the influence of soring housing market.

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Desmond Sim

Channel News Asia Interviews Desmond Sim


2016 October

Desmond speaks to Channel News Asia’s Money Mind team to explain why he thinks Singapore’s residential market will have a soft landing in 2016.

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Desmond Sim

Channel News Asia Interviews Desmond Sim


2016 October

Desmond Sim, CBRE’s Singapore & SEA Head of Research speaks to Channel News Asia about how the shortage of residential land plots available for sale is impacting the real estate market.

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Henry Chin

CNBC Interviews Henry Chin


2016 October

Dr Henry Chin, Head of Research for CBRE Asia Pacific, discusses China's housing market with CNBC.

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Marcos Chan on Now TV – Hong Kong Commercial Real Estate Market Outlook

Marcos Chan on Now TV – Hong Kong Commercial Real Estate Market Outlook


2016 July

CBRE's Head of Research, Hong Kong, Southern China and Taiwan, Marcos Chan talks about the office and retail market outlook in Hong Kong for the second half of 2016 in a live phone interview.

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Bloomberg interviews Henry Chin

Bloomberg Interviews Henry Chin


2016 June

Henry Chin, CBRE's Head of Research for APAC, talks to Bloomberg’s Rishaad Salamat on London's property market and why it's attractive to Asian investors.

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Marcos Chan on Cable TV's Money Cafe - Greater Pearl River Delta Infrastructure


2016 May

CBRE's Head of Research, Hong Kong, Southern China and Taiwan, Marcos Chan discusses the implications of Greater Pearl River Delta infrastructure projects on the region’s real estate market.

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South China Morning Post Interviews Marcos Chan


2016 May

CBRE's Head of Research, Hong Kong, Southern China and Taiwan, Marcos Chan talks about how cross-border infrastructure projects in the Greater Pearl River Delta will alleviate Hong Kong’s tight land supply.

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Desmond Sim on Channel News Asia


2016 May

Desmond Sim is positive about the growth of data centres in Singapore

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Desmond Sim on Channel News Asia


2016 May

Desmond Sim explains why mixed developments are enjoying good take-up

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CNA Interviews Desmond Sim


2016 April

Desmond Sim explaining how lower land prices will translate to more competitively priced projects in Singapore.

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CNBC Interviews Frank Chen


2016 March

Frank Chen, CBRE's Head of Research for China, talks to CNBC's Sri Jegarajah on the top three risks facing China's property market

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'The Australian' speaks with Dr. Henry Chin & Steven McNabb

"The Australian" speaks with Dr. Henry Chin & Steven McNabb


2016 March

CBRE’s Heads of Research for Asia Pacific, Dr. Henry Chin and CBRE’s Head of Research for Australia, Stephen McNabb talk about the outlook for the property markets in Pacific.

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Desmond Sim Interview Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia Interview with Desmond Sim


2016 March

CBRE’s Head of Research, Singapore & South East Asia, Desmond Sim discussed the impact of falling tourist numbers on Singapore’s retail and hospitality sectors.

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HKTDC Interview with Marcos Chan


2016 February

CBRE’s Head of Research, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, Marcos Chan discussed China’s Belt and Road Initiative and noted that it will create tremendous opportunities for the Hong Kong real estate market.

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CBRE’s Dr. Henry Chin on Channel News Asia


2016 January

CBRE’s Heads of Research for Asia Pacific, Dr. Henry Chin speak to Channel News Asia on outlook of 2016 and whether recovery is on the horizon for Singapore’s private property market.

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CBRE's Desmond Sim on Channel News Asia's Money Mind


2016 January

Desmond Sim speaks with Channel News Asia on Singapore's economic conditions and how these will affect the property market the coming year.

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Dr. Nick Axford Talks APAC, Global Outlook to Bloomberg TV


2016 January

Dr. Nick Axford, CBRE’s Global Head of Research, talks Bloomberg TV through the Singapore, Hong Kong and China markets, alongside the global outlook for real estate.

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CBRE's Ada Choi on CNBC Squawk Box


2016 January

CBRE’s Ada Choi, Senior Director of Research, Asia Pacific, discusses the recent recovery in China's property market, and the impact of volatility on international and domestic investors.

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CBRE’s Dr. Henry Chin, Frank Chen on CCTV News


2016 January

CBRE’s Heads of Research for Asia Pacific and China, Dr. Henry Chin and Frank Chen, respectively, speak to CCTV News on China’s property market in 2016.

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2015


CBRE's Dr. Henry Chin on Bloomberg First Up


2015 December

CBRE’s Head of Research, Asia Pacific, Dr. Henry Chin, appears on Bloomberg’s First Up talking about the top global destinations for Chinese institutional real estate.

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​CCTV News Interviews Tin Sun​


2015 November

Tin Sun, Associate Director, Head of CBRE Research, Northern China was interviewed by CCTV News, discussing whether China housing market Housing Market is in Steady Recovery? (38'55" - 42'18")

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CBRE's Desmond Sim on Channel News Asia


2015 October

Desmond Sim spoke with Channel News Asia on the upcoming makeover of Holland Village in Singapore.

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Dr. Henry Chin on CNBC's Squawk Box


2015 October

CBRE’s Dr. Henry Chin, Head of Research, Asia Pacific, appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box talking on the links between increased tourism due to China’s Golden Week and global real estate investment, the rise of Chinese capital, and the impact of RMB depreciation.

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Desmond Sim speaks with Channel News Asia


2015 September

CBRE's Desmond Sim spoke with Channel News Asia on slumping private home sales in Singapore past month.

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CBRE's Marcos Chan on Bloomberg TV


2015 August

Marcos Chan, Head of CBRE Research, Hong Kong on Bloomberg TV's "First Up" speaking on Hong Kong's retail market slump. Chan notes that retail sales, particular for watches and jewelry, are trending down which is affecting the affordability of rents for luxury brand retailers.

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​CCTV News Interviews CBRE's Tin Sun


2015 August

Tin Sun, Associate Director, Head of CBRE Research, Northern China was interviewed by CCTV News, discussing China property market trend.

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CBRE's Dr. Richard Barkham on CNBC


2015 June

Dr. Richard Barkham, CBRE’s Chief Global Economist explains the continued appeal of London real estate – commercial and residential. In an environment of modest growth and lower interest rates, Asian investors have been aggressive in their pursuit of quality real estate.

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CCTV News Interviews CBRE's Sam Xie​


2015 June

Sam Xie, Senior Director of CBRE Eastern China Research was interviewed by CCTV News, discussing Shanghai leads in shopping malls under construction.

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CBRE's Frank Chen on CNBC


2015 May

CBRE’s Frank Chen, Head of Research for China, talks to CNBC on how Beijing has stabilized the China property market.

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CBRE's Desmond Sim discusses Jurong East developments on Money Mind


2015 May

Desmond Sim spoke with Channel News Asia on the upcoming developments in Jurong East; the KL-SG Rail Terminus, rejuvenation and regional centre.

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Tin Sun Interviewed on CCTV News


2015 May

Tin Sun, Head of CBRE Research, Northern China was interviewed by CCTV News, discussing the improving China property market. (14.08)

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The Economist Interviews CBRE's Frank Chen


2015 February

Frank Chen, Ex​​ecutive Director and Head of Research for CBRE China, was interviewed by the Economist during China Summit, discussing the real estate market trend a​nd the urban development.

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CBRE's Dr. Richard Barkham Speaks to Bloomberg TV's Angie Lau


2015 January

CBRE’s Global Chief Economist Dr. Richard Barkham explains why the overall outlook on real estate is positive and how the QE packages and US interest rates will impact appetite for real estate.

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