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Tokyo Residential Sales 2H 2016

Tokyo Residential Sales 2H 2016

31 October 2016

Growth in condo prices has significantly outpaced rental growth in recent years, despite a slight moderation in early 2016. Recent low mortgage rates should positively impact condo prices and stimulate demand. Along with tight vacancy conditions for rental property, condo prices should subsequently push rental prices higher. However, until real wage increases become more prevalent, meaningful rent appreciation is not likely. Additionally, a large supply of residential property in outlying cit

 
 
 
Viet Nam Industsrial Land 2H 2016

Viet Nam Industsrial Land 2H 2016

31 October 2016

In 1H/2016, there was a new wave of foreign direct investment (FDI) flowing into Viet Nam. Investor confidence pushed higher upon the conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and  EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) negotiations at the end of 2015. These free trade agreements are expected to create expanded and new routes for goods produced in Viet Nam to major global exports markets such as the US, Europe and Japan.

 
 
 
Beijing Residential 1H 2016

Beijing Residential 1H 2016

23 April 2016

Beijing is the political and economic hub of China, and as a result is host to one of the most prosperous economies in the country. Historically, Beijing has maintained a GDP growth rate very similar to that of the China-wide figure.

 
 
 
Chengdu Retail 1H 2016

Chengdu Retail 1H 2016

23 April 2016

Recently, Chengdu placed first out of five cities in the 2015 China Fashion Index, the other cities being Xiamen, Shenzhen, Shanghai and Beijing.This is due to Chengdu consumers’ attitudes towards fashion and their willingness to spend, combined with the overall steady economic growth currently being experienced by the city, and current comfortable living standards.

 
 
 
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.

 
 
 

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