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Kuala Lumpur Office 2H 2017

Kuala Lumpur Office 2H 2017

04 October 2017

Total supply of office space reached 119 million sq ft at the end of 1H/2017, meaning that Greater Kuala Lumpur (KL) is the largest office market (in terms of floor space) in Southeast Asia.

 
 
 
Shanghai Residential 2H 2017

Shanghai Residential 2H 2017

04 October 2017

Shanghai’s, and indeed China’s, residential market has once again defied many market commentators’ expectations over the last two years by recording a staggering 50% growth in pricing. This has brought average pricing to RMB48,000 per sq m by Q2/2017, while some of the most expensive units have traded at more than RMB200,000 per sq m. First-hand average transaction prices are now 360% more expensive than they were ten years ago.

 
 
 
Shenzhen Office 2H 2017

Shenzhen Office 2H 2017

04 October 2017

Shenzhen is the second largest economy in Guangdong Province and the fourth largest in China. It is one of two key mainland cities in Guangdong’s Big Bay Area, which includes nine mainland cities and two Special Administrative Regions: Hong Kong and Macau. Shenzhen was granted China’s first ‘Special Economic Zone’ status in the late 1970s. This status, along with Shenzhen’s strategic location, allowed it to become China’s leading manu

 
 
 
Singapore Residential 2H 2017

Singapore Residential 2H 2017

04 October 2017

Following the termination of the Financial Investor Scheme (FIS) in Singapore in April 2012, high end residential sales have been in decline. The FIS provided investors with an alternative route to gain Singapore Permanent Residency (PR) status and as such created demand for high-end real estate.

 
 
 
Taiwan Hospitality 2H 2017

Taiwan Hospitality 2H 2017

04 October 2017

The number of foreign visitors to Taiwan marginally increased, by 2.4% year-on-year (YoY) to 10.69 million in 2016, with Chinese visitors accounting for 33% (3.51 million), Japan for 18% (1.9 million) and Hong Kong and Macau for 15% (1.6 million). The tourism industry had previously been in decline for two consecutive years, due to rising political tensions between China and Taiwan. However, in 1H/2017, conditions again proved to be difficult, with the number of oversea

 
 
 
Tianjin Office 2H 2017

Tianjin Office 2H 2017

04 October 2017

As one of the economic centres of northern China, Tianjin’s economy has been dominated by the manufacturing sector (secondary industry) for a long time. Steady economic growth has however provided a solid foundation for the recent development of tertiary industry, with its contribution to the economy exceeding 50% for the first time in 2015, signifying a key milestone in the city’s transformation from being a manufacturing-oriented economy to a services-orie

 
 
 
Tokyo Office 2H 2017

Tokyo Office 2H 2017

04 October 2017

Large-scale Grade B office metrics in the central five wards (C5W)2 have been improving as Tokyo office market fundamentals remain sound. Grade A office vacancy has remained tight and some demand appears to have spilled over to Grade B offices. Grade A vacancy in Shinjuku and Shibuya is particularly tight, and rental growth for Grade B offices in these wards has outpaced growth in other wards.

 
 
 
Vietnam Residential 2H 2017

Vietnam Residential 2H 2017

04 October 2017

In the late 1980s, the urban population of Viet Nam was 20% of the total. When economic liberalisation was embraced, the rate of rural migration to urban centres increased, and 30 years later it is now at its highest rate of 34%. In 2000, Viet Nam had approximately 2,200 sq km of urban land; by 2010 that land area had expanded to 2,900 sq km, overtaking Thailand and the Republic of Korea. With growth of almost 2% per annum, the pace of urbanisation over the last five ye

 
 
 
Seoul Retail 2H 2017

Seoul Retail 2H 2017

27 September 2017

Based on the Korea Appraisal Board (KAB) data in June 2017, 1/F rents in the top five retail areas for mid-size buildings have shown a divergent performance. Retail rents in Myeongdong and Gangnamdaero recorded steady growth from 2014 to mid 2016, but have recorded slight downward movement since 2016. Meanwhile retail rents for Hongdae-Hapjung increased due to new recreational facilities and improved infrastructure.

 
 
 
Vietnam Hospitality 1H 2017

Vietnam Hospitality 1H 2017

25 April 2017

Viet Nam is a rapidly growing Southeast Asian tourism destination. However, inbound traveller numbers are less than half those visiting the most popular ASEAN locations of Thailand and Malaysia. This gap represents significant potential. Inbound travellers have tripled in the last decade and in 2016, a 26% year-on-year (YoY) increase saw Viet Nam outperfoming other regional destinations.

 
 
 

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