Asian Cities Research

Savills Research and Consultancy aims to offer objective advice to clients in order to help them make well informed real estate related decisions and realise pre-defined goals.

 

Research search results: 140 found

 
Guangzhou Hospitality 1H 2016

Guangzhou Hospitality 1H 2016

23 April 2016

According to figures from the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA), the number of star-rated hotels in Guangzhou fell from 14,237 in 2009 to 11,970 in 2015, down 15.92%. However, given the increase in individuals’ consumption ability and higher experiential requirements, the number of mid- to high-end hotels witnessed steady growth; some unrated boutique hotels also saw strong development.

 
 
 
Japan Logistics 1H 2016

Japan Logistics 1H 2016

23 April 2016

The logistics sector is booming globally, and Japan is no exception. The growth of e-commerce is generating strong real demand for logistics space, and Japan’s logistics sector has significant room for growth in order to catch up with overseas markets and is well-positioned for medium- to long-term expansion. That said, Tokyo has recently seen a large influx of supply, especially over the last six months, and supply currently seems to have run ahead of demand. Osaka will also experience

 
 
 
Kuala Lumpur Office 1H 2016

Kuala Lumpur Office 1H 2016

23 April 2016

Greater Kuala Lumpur is defined as the combination of Kuala Lumpur City, Kuala Lumpur suburban and Selangor. Kuala Lumpur City (KLC) comprises the Golden Triangle (GT) and Central Business District (CBD). Suburban Kuala Lumpur refers to the KL city fringe areas such as Damansara Heights, Bangsar, KL Sentral/Brickfields, Mid Valley, Pantai/Kerinchi, Mont Kiara, and KL North. Selangor encompasses the geographical state boundary, encircling the towns of  Petaling Jaya, Shah Alam, Klang, Ser

 
 
 
Manila Investment 1H 2016

Manila Investment 1H 2016

23 April 2016

2016 will be a very important year for the Philippines on the political front as the country is set to take a new direction with the selection of its new president in May. The strong underlying fundamentals i.e. its advantageous demographics, healthy public finance, strong private consumption, growing outsourcing and offshoring (O&O) industry, and the steady inflow of Overseas Filipino Workers’ remittances will likely maintain the current positive outlook, but the change in the nati

 
 
 
Seoul Retail 1H 2016

Seoul Retail 1H 2016

23 April 2016

The consumer sentiment index, which fell below 100 in the wake of the MERS outbreak, recovered to 100 in January 2016. However, household consumption has remained sluggish amidst slow economic growth, the high level of household debt which reached KRW 1,200 trillion (84% of GDP), and the increase in pension and insurance premiums and taxes, as well as rising unemployment for those in their 20s and early 30s. The expenditure-to-income ratio declined from 77% in 2010 to 72% in 2015, showing a c

 
 
 
Shanghai Investment 1H 2016

Shanghai Investment 1H 2016

23 April 2016

China’s economic growth slowed to a 25-year low of 6.9% in 2015. In response, a series of stimulus policies were launched, bringing increased liquidity to the real estate market and boosting investment activity. Looser monetary policies and a stock market rout have also brought an influx of new capital into Shanghai’s real estate market in search of a safe haven for investment opportunities.

 
 
 
Shenzhen Hospitality 1H 2016

Shenzhen Hospitality 1H 2016

23 April 2016

The Shenzhen star-rated hotel market has been relatively stable for the past five years in terms of average daily rates (ADR). According to the Shenzhen Statistics Bureau, the ADR for star-rated hotels reached RMB470 at the end of 2014. This number shows an increasing trend which is expected to be higher in 2016. From Q1/2015 to Q3/2015, the ADR increased to RMB483 per night.

 
 
 
Singapore Office 1H 2016

Singapore Office 1H 2016

23 April 2016

Owing to uncertainties in global economies and labour disruption issues brought about by the restructuring of the domestic economy, business prospects in Singapore remained modest throughout 2015, with more companies now focused on cost reduction. Furthermore, the decisions of quite a number of financial institutions to scale back or exit risk-taking business lines came much earlier than expected at the start of the year. Consequently, strong leasing activity and the robust rental growth whic

 
 
 
Taiwan Retail 1H 2016

Taiwan Retail 1H 2016

23 April 2016

Taiwan is experiencing a recession, with GDP growth of only 0.85% in 2015, due to the subdued global economy and poor export performance. The weak economy has directly impacted Taiwan’s retail market, with retail sales totalling NT$4.02 trillion in 2015, only up by 0.3% year-on-year (YoY), the lowest growth rate since 2008.

 
 
 
Tianjin Residential 1H 2016

Tianjin Residential 1H 2016

23 April 2016

While Tianjin grabbed international news headlines in 2015 as the site of the Binhai Blast, the city still attracted domestic and foreign investment as it continues to emerge as a strategically vital port on the Bohai Economic Rim (BER), helping further integrate the economies of Beijing and Hebei.

 
 
 

Key contacts

Fong Kean Hwa

Fong Kean Hwa

Executive Vice President
Research & Consultancy

Savills Kuala Lumpur

+603 2092 5955

 

Lek Chay Tong

Lek Chay Tong

Executive Vice President
Research & Consultancy

Savills Kuala Lumpur

+603 2092 5955

 

Simon Smith

Simon Smith

Senior Director
Research & Consultancy

Savills Two Exchange Square, 23/F

+852 2842 4573

 

Subscribe to Savills Research

 

Would you like to be notified via email about new research?