Retailers are expanding their networks of stores internationally this year despite the presumed headwind of online shopping.
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 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.
According to Knight Frank, active investors see Spain as the top investment target in Europe, with Germany following close behind in 2015.
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.
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 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.
According to STR Global, the European hotel industry posted mixed results in year-over-year metrics when reported in U.S. dollars, Euros and British pounds for February 2015.
According to CBRE, Asian investment in European hotels will reach US$22.7 billion in 2015, fueled by the liberalization of domestic controls governing outbound investment.
This week the ECB has taken markets somewhat by surprise with the scale of its quantitative easing (QE) program and this should help to consolidate recent bond yield and currency falls.
According to property consultancy Knight Frank, office space in Hong Kong is more than twice as expensive as prime commercial property in any other global city.
Global direct commercial real estate investment transaction volumes hit a new record high in the final quarter of 2014.
Global real estate consultant Cushman & Wakefield reports commercial real estate investment volume in Italy during 2014 is expected to be in the range of 5 billion euros.