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London Office Sales Primarily Driven by Hong Kong Investors in 2017

London Office Sales Primarily Driven by Hong Kong Investors in 2017

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. Read More »


Foreign Buyers Drive Record $153 Billion of U.S. Residential Sales, Miami Top Market

Foreign Buyers Drive Record $153 Billion of U.S. Residential Sales, Miami Top Market

Substantial increase in sales dollar volume from Canadian buyers, foreign investment in U.S. residential real estate skyrocketed to a new record-high Read More »

Hong Kong Skyscrapers Most Expense Real Estate Assets in the World

Hong Kong Skyscrapers Most Expense Real Estate Assets in the World

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. Read More »

World's Most Expensive Office Markets of 2017 Revealed

World's Most Expensive Office Markets of 2017 Revealed

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. Read More »


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Golfito Marina Village & Resort - (Costa Rica)

Golfito Marina Village & Resort - (Costa Rica)

Costa Rica's Newest Luxury Superyacht Destination Now Under Construction Read More »

Last Updated July 25, 2017 8:00 AM ET

London Property News

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.

A new international measurement standard which will offer more clarity and consistency to users of residential property services.

According to the MIAMI Association of Realtors, the Miami single-family home market enjoyed its best August in history, breaking a 22-year record for the most ever August single-family home sales.

According to the latest Skyscraper Index from Knight Frank, office rents in London's skyscrapers remain at record levels despite uncertainty caused by the EU Referendum.

It's been a year since China surprised the world by allowing greater flexibility in the renminbi exchange rate, resulting in its drop in value by a record 1.9 percent against the US dollar.

According to a new report by Transwestern, the impact of Brexit will be long and protracted, which will likely result in increased volatility in the capital markets.


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