Based on new CBRE Research released this week entitled, The Tech Evolution is Ushering in Shared Logistics, the increasing use of automation is real and impacting Japan's logistics sector in a significant way.
Japan can expect to see robust investment by Asia Pacific-focused closed-end real estate funds over the next three years. CBRE also predicts the following capital deployment trends across Asia Pacific by private equity real estate funds through 2020.
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.
According to CBRE's newly released 2018 Japan Real Estate Market Outlook, due to a new supply of Class A office space coming on the market, rental rates in Tokyo will see a correction in 2018.
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.
Outbound Japanese real estate investment rises 23% year-over-year to $1.3 billion, development investment activity was also brisk, and indirect property investment via funds is set to increase in the coming year.
According to a report by real estate consultant JLL and The Business of Cities, London, New York, Paris, Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul are among the seven most competitive cities in the world.
According to CBRE, Australia's commercial real estate remains an attractive asset class for offshore capital, with foreign investors accounting for 33% of all transaction activity in the first half of 2017.
According to CBRE, demand for office space in Tokyo remains stable across a wide range of sectors in 2017. One Grade A building was completed during the second quarter, with several large units still available.
Substantial increase in sales dollar volume from Canadian buyers, foreign investment in U.S. residential real estate skyrocketed to a new record-high
According to global real estate advisor Knight Frank, office skyscrapers in Hong Kong are the most expensive commercial real estate assets in the world in 2017.
Asia hotel investors during the first half of 2017 remained focused on gateway cities such as Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney and Melbourne, as they offer positive tourism and trading fundamentals.
CBRE is reporting that investors in Asia Pacific real estate in 2017 remain heavily focused on yield spreads when seeking assets as investment intentions, and are moving further away from capital appreciation strategies.
Changing demographics brought forth by immigration and growing interest from foreigners are positioned to bolster home sales activity and prices.
Developers completed more retail centers across the globe last year than in 2015, but momentum appeared to wane in many countries.
According to CBRE's new released Global Investor Intentions Survey for 2017, stronger economic growth, the availability of debt capital, and a more positive outlook from investors is expected to drive global capital flows in 2017.
According to CBRE, demand for data centers in Japan will experience major near-term growth, driven by the growing adoption of cloud computing.
According to the newly released Last Mile / City Logistics Report from CBRE, the rapid rise of e-commerce has driven the most disruptive movement to the industrial & logistics industry, transforming the way we think about industrial real estate.