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Global Stock of Investable Commercial Real Estate Stands at $27.5 Trillion

Global Stock of Investable Commercial Real Estate Stands at $27.5 Trillion

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London Tops List of Seven Most Competitive Cities of the World

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Despite Brexit, London Skyscrapers Still Command Highest Rents in Europe

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Brexit Still Casting Shadow over London's Commercial Property Sector

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Central Florida Executive Resort-Style Residence Available

Central Florida Executive Resort-Style Residence Available

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Last Updated October 20, 2017 8:27 AM ET

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Global real estate consultant Knight Frank is reporting since the UK's vote to leave the EU in June 2016, there has been widespread concern that jobs might leave the UK, or firms will delay recruitment.

According to international real estate consultant Knight Frank, buyers from Hong Kong have purchased £2.2 billion ($2.86b USD) of office buildings in the City of London over the first half of the year.

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.

According to CBRE Research's latest annual Global Prime Office Occupancy Costs report, Hong Kong (Central) and London's West End topped the list of prime office occupancy costs again.

On the heels of a failed snap election in an effort to build a bigger majority and a personal mandate, Theresa May, the British Prime Minister, now faces the though job of trying to forge a coalition deal to stay in power.

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.

A government-led delegation of UK investors and developers are set to visit the Middle East to strike deals with investors as they continue to plough their wealth into the UK post-Brexit.

The depreciation of the pound, coupled with a slight drop in capital values, has led UK commercial real estate to be discounted by 16% on average by overseas capital.

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 global real estate consultant Knight Frank, fears that London is set to lose swathes of bank jobs now look overblown, but finance has been shrinking in importance for the capital's economy and property market for some time.

According to Knight Frank's latest U.K. Regional Office Market Report, regional office investment was buoyed by overseas buyers in 2016, with international money accounting for 45% of all investment into offices across the ten U.K. cities tracked.

The owners of London's iconic Burlington Arcade, Thor Equities and Meyer Bergman, have announced plans to sell the renowned global luxury retail destination, and have selected global property advisor CBRE to market the property.

The recent election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States of America is set to cause further uncertainty for the Middle East's real estate market, at least in the short term.

China's new Shanghai Tower was just named the "Best Tall Building Worldwide" by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) this past week.

Central London developer LBS Properties is now underway with work at The Madison, a striking new residential scheme comprising a 53 story landmark tower.

Irish real estate firms like JLL broadly welcome the business and property-related measures announced in Ireland's budget this past week.


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