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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

 
 
 
Beijing Retail 2H 2016

Beijing Retail 2H 2016

31 October 2016

City-wide retail sales exceeded RMB1 trillion for the first time in 2015; however, the year-on-year (YoY) growth rate witnessed a slowdown during 1H/2016, registering only 3.8% growth and marking a historical low since 2006.

 
 
 
Chengdu Office 2H 2016

Chengdu Office 2H 2016

31 October 2016

The third G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting of 2016 was held in Chengdu on July 23 to 24, the first time any G20 conference was held in Midwestern China since the forum’s establishment. Successfully hosting the meeting has generated a new wave of interest in the city, which will help Chengdu further develop into a National Central City and international metropolis, accelerate the development of the tertiary industry, attract more tenants, and turn the city into Ch

 
 
 
Guangzhou Residential 2H 2016

Guangzhou Residential 2H 2016

31 October 2016

Guangzhou is the traditional commercial and trading centre of southern China, and has experienced steady economic growth, as well as property development, in recent years. Covering an area of 7434.4 sq km, it has a population of 13.50 million. The population density is 1816 per sq km, which is lower than both Shenzhen and Shanghai. As a result, the city enjoys a comparatively comfortable living environment.

 
 
 
Hong Kong Retail 2H 2016

Hong Kong Retail 2H 2016

31 October 2016

Vertical retail or so-called “Ginza-style” retail is increasingly popular in Hong Kong with both landlords and tenants, but this retail format offers both unique challenges as well as advantages to investors and users.

 
 
 
Kuala Lumpur Retail 2H 2016

Kuala Lumpur Retail 2H 2016

31 October 2016

Malaysia's real GDP growth projection for 2016 remains at 4.2% amidst uncertain global economic conditions. Domestic demand continues to be the growth engine for the Malaysian economy as a result of improvements in private consumption. Consumer sentiment remain subdued, with the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) sentiment index below the 100-point confidence threshold for the eighth consecutive quarter, in the wake of a series of events such as the drop in crude oil prices, curr

 
 
 
Osaka Residential Sales 2H 2016

Osaka Residential Sales 2H 2016

31 October 2016

While Tokyo remains a prime target for many regional investors, attention has gradually spread to other cities in Japan – especially to Osaka, the country’s second biggest property market. Encompassing seven prefectures, the Greater Osaka (or “Kinki”) region1 is home to over 20 million people, making it the eighth largest urban agglomeration in the world. The central urban area of Osaka City is an economic powerhouse and a top destination for Japan’s largest corp

 
 
 

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