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Last Updated December 2, 2016 9:00 AM ET


This past week China's economy posted 6.7% y-o-y GDP growth in Q3 2016, on par with H1 2016 levels.

According to new research from CBRE Group, Asian investment in global commercial real estate is on track to set a new record in 2016, with the Americas the leading target region.

It's been a year since China surprised the world by allowing greater flexibility in the renminbi exchange rate, resulting in its drop in value by a record 1.9 percent against the US dollar.

A newly launched index that derives the price of prime residential and commercial development land in 13 major cities across Asia, saw mixed results in the first half of 2016.

Chinese investors dominated Asian outbound investment in the first half of 2016, accounting for 60%, or $16.1 billion, of total investment.

The Macau property market continued to consolidate in 1H16, albeit at a slower rate, following 25 consecutive months of decline in the city's gaming revenue.

Hong Kong is constrained by a weakening economy and uncertainties around the market continues, local developers are adopting an increasingly conservative bidding strategies in government land sales.

Hong Kong has become the world's highest-priced office market as Asia continued to dominate the list of the world's most expensive office locations, accounting for seven of the top ten markets.

According to CBRE's second-edition of Four Quadrants Asia Pacific, as several interest rate cuts were recorded across the region, debt financing turned more active while the equity funding market slowed down.

According to CBRE recently released Greater Pearl River Delta Infrastructure Outlook report, which explores how infrastructure projects in the Greater Pearl River Delta (GPRD) will foster long-term development in the commercial real estate market.

Total commercial property investment turnover in Asia Pacific in the first quarter of 2016 declined by 36% quarter-on-quarter.

According to the latest Skyscraper Index from Knight Frank, office rents in London's skyscrapers are rising faster than those in any other global city.

According to a new global report CBRE, the worldwide shopping center development pipeline has continued to increase, reaching 41.9 million square meters in 2015.

Hong Kong home sales dropped 39% quarter-over-quarter to an all-time low of 6,221 in the first quarter of 2016, as market uncertainties continued to deter buyers.

Growing concerns over the health of the global economy, workforce strategies and rising cost and speed of business are heavily influencing real estate decision-making.

According to a new International retail report by CBRE, China was the top market in Asia Pacific and the fourth most popular destination globally.

The global aging population will drive real estate transaction volumes to surpass $1 trillion globally by 2020, up from $700 billion in 2015.

Retailers are expanding their networks of stores internationally this year despite the presumed headwind of online shopping.

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