|Asia Pacific Investment Remains Positive in Q1 2017
Hong Kong, April 24, 2017 – Asia Pacific’s overall investment turnover in Q1 2017 increased by 6.2% year-on-year as investor sentiment remained positive despite flat year-on-year deal growth, according to CBRE Research’s preliminary Q1 2017 MarketView figures.
CBRE Global Workplace Solutions Team Wins Thailand and Malaysia Awards
Hong Kong, April 21, 2017 - CBRE’s Asia Pacific team has won two major awards in the 2017 Frost & Sullivan Excellence Awards program. The company’s Global Workplace Solutions’ businesses in both Thailand and Malaysia were honored at separate award ceremonies in Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur, respectively.
China MarketFlash | Latest Rate Hike Reflects PBoC's Prudent Monetary Policy
Hong Kong, March 22, 2017 - On March 16, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) raised a series of short-term money market rates following the decision by the US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) to raise benchmark interest rates for the second time in three months. The PBoC raised 7-day, 14-day, and 28-day reverse repo rates by 10 basis points to 2.3%, 2.45%, and 2.75%, respectively.
Asia Pacific MarketFlash | Most Markets React Positively to Widely-expected US Rate Hike
Hong Kong, March 20, 2017 - On March 15, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) raised the rate for federal funds by 25 basis points, from 0.75% to 1%, and indicated the likelihood of two further rates rises in 2017. This widely-expected rate hike has had little immediate effect on the region as Asia Pacific markets continue to review monetary policy based on their individual economic performance.
Asia Pacific Investors Seeking Yield Spread, Higher Risk Strategies
Hong Kong, March 15, 2017 – Asia Pacific real estate investors will be motivated by fundamental investment objectives, including seeking favorable yield spreads and adopting higher risk/return strategies, according to CBRE’s Asia Pacific Investor Intentions Survey 2017.
Chinese Capital Dominates Asian Outbound Real Estate Investment in 2016
Hong Kong, February 28, 2017 – Asian outbound real estate investment was dominated by Chinese investors in 2016, accounting for nearly half of total investment—with 47% or US$28.2 billion—according to latest data compiled by CBRE. Overall outbound investment activity by Asian investors remained robust with institutional investors continuing to lead investment activity, contributing to six of the top ten biggest outbound deals of the year.
Asia Pacific Real Estate Investment Appetite Remains Strong Despite Market Headwinds
Hong Kong, January 24, 2017 – Investors will continue to retain a strong appetite for Asia Pacific commercial real estate in 2017, owing to a low interest rate environment and supportive longer-term regional macroeconomic fundamentals. However, overall investment activity will likely be influenced by tight pricing and limited availability of investable stock, according to CBRE’s 2017 Asia Pacific Real Estate Market Outlook report.