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Kuala Lumpur Residential 1H 2017

Kuala Lumpur Residential 1H 2017

24 April 2017

Significant increases in the cost of living have led to a substantial erosion of disposable income for the average Malaysian household. This has resulted in many Malaysian families feeling like they are unable to buy decent homes, be it in urban or suburban areas. The shortage of affordable housing supply is a growing problem, as the supply is still very low compared with the rising public demand.

 
 
 
Manila Office 1H 2017

Manila Office 1H 2017

24 April 2017

The Philippines has been resilient despite the changing political tide and slow global growth. In 2016, the economy grew within government expectations at 6.8% placing it ahead of Asia’s fast growing economies such as China and Vietnam. Private consumption continues to largely contribute to economic growth which is still being fuelled by remittances from Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) and the expanding outsourcing and offshoring (O&O) sector.

 
 
 
Seoul Residential 1H 2017

Seoul Residential 1H 2017

24 April 2017

Korea’s population, is 51 million, with 50% living in the Seoul metropolitan area (Seoul, Incheon, and Gyeonggi province ). Due to Korea’s low birth rate, low marriage rate and aging society, the average household size was 2.5 in 2016, shrinking from the 3.7 average in 1990. The proportion of households of only one or two people is 53%, and 40% for households of three or four. As the demographic characteristics have changed, perception and requirements for housing have changed acc

 
 
 
Shanghai Investment 1H 2017

Shanghai Investment 1H 2017

24 April 2017

Relaxed monetary policy and limited investment opportunities have brought an influx of capital searching for a safe haven into Shanghai’s real estate market in recent years. High demand for core assets as well as inflated land prices have also contributed to the growth of real estate asset prices further compressing yields.

 
 
 
Shenzhen Retail 1H 2017

Shenzhen Retail 1H 2017

24 April 2017

After hitting a low point in 2015, the city’s retail sales rebounded totalling RMB551 billion in 2016, up 8.1% year-on-year (YoY).  In Q3/2016, the city experienced a downward trend in housing prices, according to statistics provided by the Urban Planning Land and Resources Commission of Shenzhen Municipality. With households and individuals increasingly restricted from making home purchases or upgrades, it is expected that some of this excess capital will find its way into

 
 
 
Singapore Residential 1H 2017

Singapore Residential 1H 2017

24 April 2017

The marketing of OUE Twin Peaks was refreshed by the deferred payment scheme in the latter part of the first quarter in 2016; since then, the high-end, non-landed segment of the private residential property market has sprung back to life. Initially treated with skepticism, the overwhelming acceptance of this payment plan ultimately surprised even seasoned marketing professionals. The success of this scheme was subsequently modified in parts by other developers in the Core Central Region (CCR)

 
 
 
Taiwan Retail 1H 2017

Taiwan Retail 1H 2017

24 April 2017

Taiwan’s GDP growth reached 1.5% in 2016, increasing from 0.72% last year due to the improving figures in private consumption, investment and exports. The economic recovery has had a positive effect on the retail sector. Retail sales registered an historical high of NT$4.1 trillion in 2016, increasing by 1.9% year-on-year (YoY), with the main contributors being supermarkets (9.3% YoY), auto sales (5.4% YoY) and convenience stores (4.7% YoY).

 
 
 
Tianjin Residential 1H 2017

Tianjin Residential 1H 2017

24 April 2017

Tianjin has experienced accelerated economic development in recent years, with the city’s GDP growth rate among the highest in the country. While the city’s economy has been affected by the slowdown of the broader Chinese economy since 2011, it continues to outperform the national average. In 2016, Tianjin’s GDP reached RMB1.79 trillion, an annual growth rate of 9.0%. The city’s quickly growing economy has ensured the sustainable and healthy development of the local re

 
 
 
Tokyo Residential Sales 1H 2017

Tokyo Residential Sales 1H 2017

24 April 2017

New condo prices in Tokyo have been setting new cyclical highs since 2013. Tokyo Kantei, an appraiser, reported that new units were selling for an average of 28.7x Tokyo’s annual rent in 2016, up 1.4 points from twelve months earlier and 4.9 points from 2012. Low borrowing rates and tax incentives, especially for inheritances, as well as bullish sentiment have enticed more and more buyers into the market. Overseas retail investors have also gotten involved by leveraging the softer yen.

 
 
 
Korea Logistics 2H 2016

Korea Logistics 2H 2016

22 November 2016

This survey was conducted to better understand tenants’ logistics centre preferences. With the survey results, Savills subsequently analysed key considerations and requirements for occupiers.   Logistics tenants can be broadly categorised into either 3PL, manufacturing or retail. According to our survey, companies with a yearly sales volume exceeding KRW1 trillion, including Hyundai Logistics, CJ Korea Express and Hanjin Express, owned or leased more than 50 logist

 
 
 

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