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Selling Rates in Hong Kong's New Residential Projects Sharply Declines in October

Selling Rates in Hong Kong's New Residential Projects Sharply Declines in October

According to JLL's Residential Sales Market Monitor released this week, the first day sell-through rates for newly launched mass residential projects (where over 80 units were launched in the first batch of sales) dropped significantly in October 2018. Read More »


Asia Pacific Property Debt Being Embraced by Investors Worldwide

Asia Pacific Property Debt Being Embraced by Investors Worldwide

According to new research by CBRE, real estate debt in Asia Pacific is increasingly cementing itself as an alternative investment class as global investors seek new opportunities to deploy capital into this sector. Read More »

Private Education Facilities a Rising Investment Target in Asia

Private Education Facilities a Rising Investment Target in Asia

The private education market in Asia Pacific is a rising property investment sector, a trend driven by the region's demand for high-quality international schools focusing on English study. Read More »

Asia Pacific Enjoys Largest Data Center Growth in the World

Asia Pacific Enjoys Largest Data Center Growth in the World

According to global property consult JLL, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo are the preferred locations for data centre investment in Asia Pacific, thanks to the robust infrastructure, connectivity and relative ease of doing business. Read More »


Global Property Spotlight

Harbor Place at Safety Harbor, The Jewel of Tampa Bay

Harbor Place at Safety Harbor, The Jewel of Tampa Bay

The town of Safety Harbor is a secret little hideaway known as the Jewel of Tampa Bay. Safety Harbor is neighbored by the major city of Clearwater, Florida. Read More »

Last Updated November 30, 2018 9:01 AM ET

China Property News

Steadily increasing visitor arrivals to Hong Kong have resulted in hotel occupancy rates reaching all-time highs and triggering the return in hotel room rate growth.

Asian outbound capital deployment remains robust amid a recent slowdown of Chinese outbound real estate investment. In the first half of 2018, outbound investment activity totaled $25.3 billion, led by Singaporean capital.

Office rents in Hong Kong's Wanchai/Causeway Bay areas rose by 1.5% month-over-month in July 2018, their fastest pace in three years. The relatively strong growth in the submarket was underpinned by an extremely tight vacancy environment

According to global real estate consultant CBRE, commercial real estate investment volume in the U.S. totaled $118.8 billion in Q2 2018, an increase of 1.7% from Q2 2017.

To minimize the impact of the new vacancy tax, developers are likely to switch more unsold luxury flats from the sales to leasing market.

Increased vigilance on the part of policymakers keen to use macro prudential measures to curb price inflation along with escalating affordability constraints are keeping a lid on urban property price growth, worldwide.

JLL is reporting this week that Asia Pacific's mature economies such as Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan have a significant opportunity to advance real estate transparency through proptech adoption.

Global property consultant JLL is reporting this month the extended stamp duty rebate window has failed to help home upgraders in Hong Kong.

According to JLL's latest Property Market Monitor, rents in Hong Kong's office markets grew at their fastest pace in more than two years amid a tight vacancy environment and an active leasing market.

The rise of e-commerce is expected to post significant growth and disrupt the local retail market in next few years.

270 Park Avenue in New York City will become the tallest building ever conventionally demolished, as well as the first building over 200 meters in height to be peacefully razed.

Major metropolitan office markets across the globe are seeing a significant increase in the adoption of "green" building certification programs.

According to JLL's latest Property Market Monitor report, strong leasing momentum driven by tenant decentralization and sustained expansionary requirements from PRC occupiers has pushed rents up in the office market as a whole.

Increased interest in self-storage facilities, data centers, student accommodation, education and aged care as investors chase yield

China has reclaimed top spot for the most attractive market for manufacturing, confirming its status as the sector's powerhouse.

Asia Pacific's commercial real estate market will be increasingly defined by changing business conditions, the growing influence of technological innovation.

According to a new report by JLL titled "Bridging the Housing Gap", millennials in Asia are now sharing more than work spaces and transport. They have turned to living together in a new form of shared housing where residents have common interests and lifestyles.

Hong Kong's housing market continued to reach new heights in December, capping off a year that saw capital values advance at their fastest pace in five years. Capital values of mass residential properties increased by 1.3% m-o-m in December to lift full-year growth to 15.8 percent.


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