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Shenzhen Hospitality 1H 2014

Shenzhen Hospitality 1H 2014

28 April 2014

Shenzhen, as one of China’s Special Economic Zones, serves as an important economic and international trade centre in southern China. Due to its proximity to Hong Kong, Shenzhen is often thought of as China’s window to the world. As its economy developed, Shenzhen’s hospitality industry experienced substantial growth. According to the Shenzhen Statistics Bureau, the number of tourists entering the city has grown by a CAGR of 10% between 2005 and 2012, receiving 12.1

 
 
 
Singapore Residential 1H 2014

Singapore Residential 1H 2014

28 April 2014

The recent softness of the residential sales market, both new and resale across the island, has prompted some to ask if it is time to buy landed properties. In fact, from our recent encounters with the public, there are more people asking if they should commit to landed properties than there are those looking to sell. This angle of questioning points to the possibility that this segment of the residential market could be harbouring significant pent-up demand. Landed properties have se

 
 
 
Taiwan Retail 1H 2014

Taiwan Retail 1H 2014

28 April 2014

Retail sales posted an average 4.9% annual growth for the three years from 2011 to 2013. However, the gloomy economy outlook resulted in more conservative consumption numbers and retail sales growth slowed to 2.9% in 2013, the lowest in five years. Aside from the economy, another main reason for the slowdown is the emergence of nonstore shopping, which has changed consumption patterns and recorded an over 7% growth rate in the past two years. Retail sales can be classified into five s

 
 
 
Tianjin Office 1H 2014

Tianjin Office 1H 2014

28 April 2014

Tianjin, as one of China’s four municipalities, is advantageously located in the Bohai Bay economic rim, which makes it a national hub for the north–south exchange of commodities, with an increasing role as a business centre. Moreover, Tianjin has become one of the most favoured destinations for overseas and domestic investment. Tianjin’s GDP totalled RMB1,437 billion in 2013, up 12.5% year-on-year (YoY), 4 to 5 percentage points (ppts) above the national average, wi

 
 
 
Tokyo Residential Sales 1H 2014

Tokyo Residential Sales 1H 2014

28 April 2014

2013 was a bright year for Tokyo, with the residential sales market buoyed by Japan’s more optimistic economic outlook as well as the city’s strong demographics. 

 
 
 
Viet Nam Office 1H 2014

Viet Nam Office 1H 2014

28 April 2014

The rapid economic growth of the early 2000s was followed by the development and emergence of the office-for-lease markets in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) and Ha Noi from 2006 to 2008. However, the global recession in 2008 and Viet Nam’s struggling macro economy from 2009 to 2012 negatively affected this trend. Given the signs of macro economic recovery in 2013, the office leasing market in HCMC is expected to recover. However, the Ha Noi office market may take longer to turn around,

 
 
 

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