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Chengdu Office 2H 2015

Chengdu Office 2H 2015

22 September 2015

Chengdu is a node-city in The Belt and Road Initiative. According to the “Vision and Actions on Jointly Building Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road” published by the Chinese government, Chengdu has been positioned as one of the leading areas in opening-up in the inland region. This important position in the “One Belt and One Road” scheme is expected to accelerate the economic development of Chengdu and bring new opportunities to the office mark

 
 
 
Guangzhou Office 2H 2015

Guangzhou Office 2H 2015

22 September 2015

As a major economic and business hub of southern China, Guangzhou has attracted many multinational and domestic corporations to establish regional headquarters over the last few decades. The city also serves as a retail base for wholesale distribution and e-commerce trading, bringing many well-known domestic enterprises to Guangzhou.

 
 
 
Hong Kong Office 2H 2015

Hong Kong Office 2H 2015

22 September 2015

The office leasing demand profile in Hong Kong has been changing quite rapidly in recent years. Although Hong Kong is regarded as an international finance centre which houses various financial institutions, multinational investment banks such as Societe Generale, Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank, have all recently reduced their office requirements in prime office buildings since 2009, after aggressive expansion in 2008.

 
 
 
Iskandar Malaysia Investment 2H 2015

Iskandar Malaysia Investment 2H 2015

22 September 2015

Since the inception of Iskandar Malaysia in 2006, total cumulative investment has reached RM172.51 billion with a realization of 50% as at June 2015. The economy is domestically driven, with a fair contribution from Foreign Investments (39%). The services & utilities sector contributed the most to total investments, which includes logistics, healthcare, tourism, education, the creative industry, finance, retail and industrial properties, emerging technologies and utilities. This is follow

 
 
 
Japan Investment 2H 2015

Japan Investment 2H 2015

22 September 2015

Transaction volumes for real estate in Japan have increased substantially compared to the market nadir in 2012. Recent figures by Real Capital Analytics (RCA) suggest that approximately JPY2.7 trillion worth of properties were transacted from reported deals in Japan during 1H/2015. Approximately 80% of the total transactions were concentrated in Tokyo, while transactions in other regions also rose as investors sought higher yields. Over the past few years, Japan’s transaction volumes in

 
 
 
Korea Logistics 2H 2015

Korea Logistics 2H 2015

22 September 2015

According to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, 2,223 logistics facilities were registered as at May 2015. The Seoul, Incheon and Gyeonggido areas accounted for 43% of these, of which 899 were dry warehouses and 45 were cold warehouses.

 
 
 
Kuala Lumpur Investment 2H 2015

Kuala Lumpur Investment 2H 2015

22 September 2015

Malaysia retail sales growth has been revised for the fourth time by the Malaysia Retailers Association, lowered from an initial anticipated growth rate of 5% to 3.1% for 2015. 1H/2015 saw a major decline in sales, experienced by even the best malls. The Malaysia Consumer Sentiment Index has reached a low point, similar to the level recorded during the Global Financial Crisis (2008). Market expectations for Q4/2015 are for an improvement if sentiment picks up.

 
 
 
Penang Investment 2H 2015

Penang Investment 2H 2015

22 September 2015

Tourism and the manufacturing are the two core support sectors of Penang’s economy. Since UNESCO gave World Heritage Site status to George Town (the capital city of Penang) in July 2008, tourism has grown at a remarkable rate. This is evidenced by the arrivals statistics registered at Penang International Airport, which have grown at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10%, since 2009, against 4.0%, prior to the award. Penang International Airport is the second most visited airpor

 
 
 
Philippines Office 2H 2015

Philippines Office 2H 2015

22 September 2015

With rather uncertain news coming from the region, the Philippines is arguably one of the region’s bright spots. The economy grew by 5.6% in the second quarter of 2015, however, even this figure represented a deceleration from the 6.1% seen in 2014. Despite the slight slowdown, the Philippines is still one of the fastest growing economies in the Asia-Pacific region with a very positive outlook.

 
 
 
Qingdao Office 2H 2015

Qingdao Office 2H 2015

22 September 2015

One of the world’s busiest seaports, the eastern coastal city of Qingdao is one of the most active second-tier cities in northern China. After being one of the first cities to open up in China, Qingdao ranked 14th in the 2014 China Top 100 Foreign Trade Cities list, and has become a first-choice city for the multinational corporations entering the Shandong Province market. Additionally, Qingdao West Coast New Area became the ninth economic area appointed nationally in 2014.

 
 
 

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