According to CBRE, Tokyo, New York and Los Angeles are the world's largest commercial real estate investment markets, with the global stock of investable commercial real estate assets standing at $27.5 trillion.
With the Brexit vote is complete, and the divorce proceedings of the UK from the European Union is now afoot, with considerable uncertainty and no real precedent, the future implications for UK's property markets are significant.
Hotel consultant STR is reporting this week that 2015 marked the first year since 2010 in which the European hotel industry passed hotels in the U.S. in year-over-year revenue per available room (RevPAR) growth.
According to Knight Frank, oil tumbled to its lowest level for nearly 12 years last week, raising the prospect of further falls in fuel prices at the pumps.
According to Knight Frank, Milan's office investment volumes have surged during 2015, as improvements in the Italian economy have helped to attract a wave of cross-border activity.
This week the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Awards Jury selected Bosco Verticale in Milan, Italy as the "2015 Best Tall Building Worldwide".
According to CBRE's newly released Global Living Report: A City by City Guide, Hong Kong continues to hold its position as the world's most expensive residential location with an average of $1,416 per sq. ft.
The recent Volkswagen scandal has now raised concerns and risk exposure to many commercial property investors across Europe.
According to Knight Frank, active investors see Spain as the top investment target in Europe, with Germany following close behind in 2015.
U.S. second homebuyers are checking out Europe this summer, with the UK, France and Italy enjoying the lion's share of their interest.
According Knight Frank's latest European Quarterly Report, the European commercial property investment market enjoyed a strong start to 2015, with a total of €50.1 billion transacted during Q1, 2015.
European real estate is set to stay firmly in the spotlight for global investors with a resulting two-year window of high activity.
Europe, perhaps more than any other continent, is known for its picturesque old villages. There are so many, in fact, that we could easily do a travel column on the Top 10 villages in each country!
After a number of large-scale malls were delivered to the European market in H2 2014, Russia has now broken France's 43-year reign as Europe's largest shopping centre market.
According to European property developer MGM, British interest in buying a ski property in the French Alps is at its highest level in more than a decade.
According to Cushman & Wakefield's European Real Estate Loan Sales Market Report, there was €12.2 billion of closed European commercial real estate loan and real estate owned transactions in Q1 2015.