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Asia Pacific Research Reports


 

2016

 

China Domestic Occupier Survey

China Domestic Occupier Survey 2016


China Major Report | December 2016

China’s ongoing transition to a more service-driven economy is driving the emergence of new real estate trends. Nowhere has this been more apparent than in the office sector, where economic restructuring and the government’s promotion of entrepreneurship and innovation have resulted in a surge in leasing demand from domestic corporates. CBRE Research data show that in 2015 and 2016, domestic occupiers accounted for more than 80% of new office demand in 17 major cities.

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Asia Pacific Technology, Media and Telecom Sector Trends December 2016

Asia Pacific Technology, Media and Telecom Sector Trends December 2016


APAC Trends Report | December 2016

Asia Pacific’s technology, media and telecom (TMT) sector services 1.7 billion active internet users and 3.8 billion mobile phone subscriptions. As their addressable customer base continues to evolve significantly, companies face the paradox of balancing rapid growth with a talent crunch in gateway cities. According to CBRE’s latest report—Asia Pacific TMT Sector Trends 2016—as the sector continues to expand, location and workplace experience will be a major differentiating factor.

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Hong Kong Infographics: Hong Kong Millennials: Shaping the Future of Real Estate

Hong Kong Millennials: Shaping the Future of Real Estate


Hong Kong Infographic | December 2016

CBRE conducted a global survey of 13,000 millennials globally — aged between 22 and 29, including 1,000 from Hong Kong out of 5,000 from Asia-Pacific millennials. Hong Kong Millennials: Shaping the Future of Real Estate discloses Hong Kong millennials’ attitudes towards live, work, and play.

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The Evolution of the Hong Kong Grade A Office Market - A Telescopic Analysis

The Evolution of the Hong Kong Grade A Office Market - A Telescopic Analysis


Hong Kong Major Report | November 2016

In spite of multinationals adopting a cautious approach towards global business expansion, Hong Kong office landlords continue to enjoy close-to-full occupancy and rising rents in 2016.

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New Zealand property market peak timing estimation

Thermodynamics & Property Cycles


New Zealand Major Report | November 2016

This report provides an estimation of timing for the current market's peak, together with vacancy and absorption projections through an innovative and unique approach.

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Asia Pacific Millennials: Shaping the Future of Real Estate – Millennials in India

Asia Pacific Millennials: Shaping the Future of Real Estate – Millennials in India


India Major Report | November 2016

Millennials comprise a significant proportion of the total workforce population in India. To better understand this emerging superclass and their influence on real estate, CBRE Research polled millennials across India about their LIVE, WORK and PLAY ambitions.

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Chinese Millennials - Shaping the Future of Real Estate

Chinese Millennials: Shaping the future of real estate


China Major Report | November 2016

Chinese millennials, mostly the post 80's and 90's, represent a rapidly growing source of labor and consumption as well as the most influential demographic framing future trends in China's real estate sector.

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Australian Millennials: Shaping the future of real estate

Australian Millennials: Shaping the future of real estate


Australia Major Report | November 2016

Millennials currently account for 35% of the Australian workforce and are set to reach 40% by 2030. This emerging workforce is guiding much forward thinking for employers and is redefining real estate occupancy requirements. There have been many preconceptions about millennials, some are true and some are false.

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Pacific Major Report - Capital Markets Research Review H2 2016

Pacific Capital Markets Research Review 2016 H2


Pacific Major Report | October 2016

Commercial property transaction volumes around the globe this year are down on the levels recorded in 2015, and this trend is echoed in the Pacific region thanks mainly to Australia. Lower transaction volumes are a result of several factors, ranging from a variety of risk events to a shortage of stock for sale. Despite this, transaction volumes have still been healthy in the Pacific region, and Pacific real estate remains attractive to overseas buyers. This year has featured a resurgence of North American investors and a continuation of strong capital inflows from China.

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South Korea Logistics Guidebook 2016

South Korea Logistics Guidebook 2016


Korea Major Report | October 2016

This guidebook is designed to assist readers to have a better understanding of the Korea logistics market. The current distribution of logistics centers in Gyeonggi Province, home to the majority of logistics centers in Korea, is included in this report. In addition, comprehensive information on individual assets is covered to enhance the understandings on the leasing and investment market.

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Asia Pacific Millennials: Shaping the Future of Real Estate

Asia Pacific Millennials: Shaping the Future of Real Estate


APAC Major Report | October 2016

Millennials comprise 25% of the total workforce population in Asia Pacific, but remain a largely misrepresented socio-economic demographic. To better understand this emerging superclass and their influence on commercial real estate, CBRE Research polled over 5,000 millennials across Asia Pacific about their live, work and play ambitions to frame the report.

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An assessment of credit risk in the Chinese property market.

An assessment of credit risk in the Chinese Property Market


APAC Major Report | October 2016

Investors in China are increasingly concerned about rising debt, with total credit to the non-financial sector reaching 255% of GDP as of March 2016. Between 2008 and 2015, credit increased at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of around 20%, well above the average GDP growth rate of 8.5% recorded over the same period.

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Australia Major Report In and Out Pacific

2016 Pacific In and Out


Pacific Major Report | October 2016

Net capital inflow into Pacific real estate in H116 was US$720 million, comparing favourably to the US$2,170 million net capital outflow recorded in H115. The big shift in net position reflected a decline in capital outflow from domestic investors which in H115 reached US$4.4b but fell away to US$1.4b in H116. The net position of the offshore investor sector was largely unchanged at US$2.2b.

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2016 Asia In and Out Report

2016 Asia In and Out


Asia Major Report | October 2016

This Major Report by CBRE Asia Pacific Research explains why Asian outbound investment has increased so rapidly in recent years and identifies the reasons why inbound investment has yet to return to pre-GFC levels. The report also discusses the cyclical and structural changes driving inbound and outbound investment and identifies appropriate strategies for inbound and outbound investors.

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Add Value: The Evolution of Retail Components in Seoul’s Office Buildings

Adding Value: The Evolution of Retail Components in Seoul’s Office Buildings


Korea Major Report | September 2016

This special report by CBRE Research explains the significance of this trend and identifies the main drivers of this phenomenon in the context of the Seoul office market and structural changes in consumer behaviour. It then assesses the actual impact on office properties and provides a number of key factors for landlords to consider before adopting this strategy.

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India Retailer Sentiment Survey 2016

India Retailer Sentiment Survey


India Major Report | September 2016

CBRE’s India Research team conducted a sentiment survey amongst prominent national and international retailers in the country. The survey broadly focused on their present operation dynamics in India - issues such as location choices, present footprint, expansion plans, views on online marketplaces and preferred cities were raised.

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Workplace: Winning the War for Talent

Workplace: Winning the War for Talent


APAC Major Report | September 2016

Fundamental shifts are occurring in the nature of work. The increasingly fierce war for talent is prompting more organisations to take into account human factors in the workplace to complement their talent attraction strategy and shape workplace cultures that will help them survive and succeed in the changing world of business.

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CBRE Global Workplace Solutions Research Review 2016 H1 Cover

Global Workplace Solutions Research Review


APAC Major Report | September 2016

The macro drivers of change in the Asia Pacific corporate real estate arena in 2016 remain consistent – economic uncertainty, cost stewardship and the increasing importance of technology within the workplace. In this edition we take a closer look at these issues and explain the implications for occupiers.

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Unlocking Opportunities in Hong Kong Food & Beverage Retail Cover

Hunger for Growth - Unlocking Opportunities in Hong Kong Food & Beverage Retail


Hong Kong Major Report | September 2016

In contrast to other retail trades, the food and beverage (F&B) segment has weathered the slowdown well, and retailers in this segment retain a positive outlook towards expansion. This major report explains why the F&B sector has been so resilient.

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Investment in hotels set for rapid growth; New developments a key trend

Investment in hotels set for rapid growth; New developments a key trend


Japan View Point | September 2016

Interest in the Japan hospitality sector among domestic and international investors has increased in recent years, with hotel property transactions surging by 3.2x to JPY 325 billion between 2012 and 2015. At the same time, transaction yields have fallen sharply, as the sector has become mainstream among institutional investors.

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The impact of Chinese outbound tourists and shared accommodation on the regional hospitality industry

The impact of Chinese outbound tourists and shared accommodation on the regional hospitality industry


APAC View Point | September 2016

The Asia Pacific hotel sector has boomed in recent years, supported by a growing middle class and rising household incomes, which are enabling more people to take holidays overseas. Much of this growth is being driven by tourists from China.

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China Major Report - Innovative Beijing - Trends of CRE Strategies for TMT Occupiers

Innovative Beijing: Trends of CRE Strategies for TMT Occupiers


Beijing Office Major Report | August 2016

The draw of Beijing to a highly skilled labor pool and its positioning as China’s technology and innovation hub have led to the clustering of the TMT industry. As such, the industry has become a major source of demand in the Beijing office market.

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Asia Pacific ViewPoint - Co working space

The Rise of Co-working Space in Asia Pacific: Boon or Bane?


APAC ViewPoint | August 2016

Co-working space has enjoyed tremendous growth in recent years, supported by the start-up boom; demand for greater flexibility among both employees and corporates; advances in technology allowing people to work anywhere at any time; and its appeal as a cost effective alternative to traditional offices.

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SEA It's all about P.L.A.C.E. making

SEA It's all about P.L.A.C.E. making


SEA Major Report | August 2016

A fast changing digital landscape in South East Asia has disrupted traditional retailing in the face of a budding e-commerce market, transforming the way consumers shop.

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Resurrecting Chennai Report

Resurrecting Chennai


India Major Report | August 2016

Chennai, often considered to be the Gateway to Southern India, is known for its robust economy, traditional culture, spectacular temple complexes, and a long coastline.

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2016 H1 Asian Outbound Investment Infographic

Asian Outbound Investment H1 2016


APAC Major Report | August 2016

Asian capital remained active in overseas markets in H1 2016. Chinese groups were particularly lively, accounting for around 60% of total outbound investment, led by insurance firms.

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Market Performance of Green Commercial Buildings in the Greater China Region

Market Performance of Green Commercial Buildings in the Greater China Region


China Major Report | July 2016

In tandem with economic development in China, a large number of commercial buildings have sprung up in its major cities. The rapid development has brought an array of unresolved environmental issues to the fore, leading to increasing popularity of and mainstream focus on the green building concept.

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The Comeback of Hyderabad

The Comeback of Hyderabad


India Major Report | June 2016

Hyderabad was one of the first cities to embrace the Indian IT/ITeS boom and was initially dubbed “India’s Silicon Valley” in the 1990s and early 2000s. The origins of growth began with the establishment of the Hyderabad Information Technology and Engineering Consultancy City (HITEC City) in 1998 in the western part of the city.

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Advisory & Transaction Services Research Review 2016 H1


APAC Major Report | June 2016

In this edition we feature our 2015/2016 Asia Pacific Occupier Survey. The survey was conducted online between September and December 2015 in order to understand multinationals’ corporate real estate priorities and the factors shaping their decisions.

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Online Retail Driving Realty Part II

Online Retail Driving Realty Part II


China Major Report | May 2016

CBRE analyzed the impact of major e-commerce players on the Indian warehousing and office real estate segments across established and emerging logistics hubs in the country.

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Multi-Storey Warehouses

Multi-Storey Warehouses


APAC Major Report | May 2016

Multi-storey warehouses are, as the name suggests, a warehouse consisting of more than one floor, which increases the usable floor space per square foot of land.

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Greater Pearl River Delta Infrastructure Outlook

Greater Pearl River Delta Infrastructure Outlook


APAC Major Report | May 2016

The Greater Pearl River Delta (GPRD) serves as the economic engine of Southern China, which holds a critical position in the national economy.

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APAC Self-Storage Space in Asia 2016

APAC Self-Storage Space in Asia 2016


APAC Major Report | May 2016

CBRE conducted a bottom-up demand analysis of the current demand for self-storage in 2015 using the fundamental drivers of the Death, Divorce, Dislocation, Density and business activity.

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2015 Asia Pacific Retail Hotspots Infographic

Retail Hotspots in Asia Pacific 2015


APAC Major Report | April 2016

Retail Hotspots in Asia Pacific, CBRE Research’s annual monitor of cross-border retailer activity, found that the number of new retailer entrants into and across the region continued to rise in 2015. More than 500 new entrants were recorded over the course of the year.

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2016 H1 Australia Capital Markets Research Review

2016 H1 Australia Capital Markets Research Review


Australia Major Report | April 2016

Global market developments have become increasingly important for Australia’s capital markets, accounting for a large share of commercial property activity, 43% of the total turnover in 2015.

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CBRE Capital Markets Research Review 2015 H2

2015 H2 Capital Markets Research Review


APAC Major Report | March 2016

This edition includes articles on the rise of Asia Pacific institutional investors; the emergence of self-storage as an asset class; the role of China-sourced capital in the global real estate market; and investment in regional cities in Japan.

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Bangalore, The Star that Shines the Brightest

Bangalore, The Star that Shines the Brightest


India Major Report | March 2016

As India’s technology sector expands its horizons, Bangalore has emerged as a dominant growth frontier offering the country’s new economy sectors a new growth paradigm.

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How Active Are Retailers in South East Asia?

How Active Are Retailers in South East Asia?


SEA Major Report | March 2016

The results based on the 7th edition of How Active are Retailers report showed that 26% of retailers surveyed identified South East Asia countries as target markets for 2016.

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2016 Fund Termination Extended

Fund Termination Extended


APAC Major Report | March 2016

In 2014, CBRE released The Great Wave of Fund Expiration, a special report which predicted that there will be wave of expirations of Asia Pacific-focused private equity real estate funds in 2015-2016.

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CBRE Asia Pacific Investor Intentions Survey 2016

CBRE Asia Pacific Investor Intentions Survey 2016


APAC Major Report | March 2016

The CBRE Asia Pacific Investor Intentions Survey 2016 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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2016 Seoul Office Tenant Profile and Demand Outlook

2016 Seoul Office Tenant Profile and Demand Outlook


Korea Major Report | March 2016

The majority (63.2%) of total Grade A and B office space in Seoul (CBD, GBD, YBD) is leased whilst the remaining (36.8%) is owned by companies for selfuse. The YBD has the highest proportion (48.6%) of owner-occupied space.

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Asia Pacific Occupier Survey 2015/16

Asia Pacific Occupier Survey 2015/16


APAC Major Report | February 2016

Asia Pacific remains a key growth market for multinational companies but the economic slowdown in China has ushered in a period of more cautious business expansion.

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Asian Outbound Investment in 2015

Asian Outbound Investment in 2015


APAC Major Report | February 2016

Asian outbound investment surged to a new high in 2015, rising 37% y-o-y to US$62.4 billion. Most capital went into the Americas, with this region attracting US$22.4 billion, an increase of 109% y-o-y.

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2016 Bangkok Real Estate Market Outlook

2016 Bangkok Real Estate Market Outlook


Thailand Major Report | February 2016

CBRE Research expects 2016 to be a better year for Thailand. The key themes going forward for the real estate market will be e-commerce, growth in tourism, and a continued rise in prime asset prices.

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India Mid-Sized Corporate Sentiment Survey

India Mid-Sized Corporate Sentiment Survey


India Report | February 2016

Most IT/ITeS firms (about 70%) are likely to expand their operations in the southern cities of Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad; while media, e-Commerce and BFSI respondents (about 55%) are expected to expand in Delhi-National Capital Region and Mumbai in the next two years.

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A Census of Occupier Demand for Chengdu Grade A Office

A Census of Occupier Demand for Chengdu Grade A Office


China Major Report | February 2016

CBRE conducted a comprehensive survey of tenants in 28 Grade A office buildings in Chengdu, once in 2012, and once again in 2015. The 2015 survey involved nearly 2,000 settled enterprises occupying Grade A office space in Chengdu.

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2016 Vietnam Real Estate Market Outlook

2016 Vietnam Real Estate Market Outlook


Vietnam Major Report | February 2016

As we look forward to 2016, the macroeconomic environment is expected to keep improving. Thanks to its positive fundamentals, recently signed trade agreements, and affordable work force, Vietnam will continue to attract more foreign investment.

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2016 APAC Real Estate Market Outlook

2016 Asia Pacific Real Estate Market Outlook


APAC Major Report | February 2016

The Asia Pacific real estate market will enter a period of slower growth in 2016, with several markets already experiencing a correction.

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2016 Australia Real Estate Market Outlook

2016 Australia Real Estate Market Outlook


Australia Major Report | February 2016

Steady economic growth but with divergence in performance across geographies and industries has resonated through to Australian property sectors.

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2016 Singapore Real Estate Market Outlook

2016 Singapore Real Estate Market Outlook


Singapore Major Report | January 2016

The Singapore real estate market in 2016 will be challenged by a moderately growing economy, coupled with imbalances in demand and supply across the various sectors. These factors will continue to add pressure on occupancy and rents.

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Hai Phong Report

Hai Phong Vietnam's Gateway to the World


Vietnam Major Report | January 2016

Opportunities are lying ahead for Hai Phong, a city 100km away to the North – East of Hanoi, as the city anticipates new investment into manufacturing sector at the dawn of large trade agreements taking effect.

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2016 Greater China Real Estate Market Outlook

2016 Greater China Real Estate Outlook Report


China Major Report | January 2016

China’s main economic goal in 2016 is to manage a soft landing. This will enable it to achieve a smooth transition to a “new normal” that will allow for slower but more sustainable development.

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How Will The Rate Hike Affect The Hong Kong Real Estate Market?

How Will The Rate Hike Affect The Hong Kong Real Estate Market?


Hong Kong Major Report | January 2016

The linked exchange rate mechanism between the Hong Kong Dollar and the US Dollar meant Hong Kong witnessed a prolonged period of historically low interest rates in recent years following the Global Financial Crisis.

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