|TAIPEI 101 Honored as World’s Greenest Tall Building
Hong Kong, July 15, 2016 – CBRE and TAIPEI 101 have ushered in a new era for international green buildings, becoming the highest scoring LEED v4 project in the world to-date, and the first to reach the 90 points threshold.
Hong Kong Leapfrogs London to Become World’s Priciest Office Market
Hong Kong, June 15, 2016 – Hong Kong has become the world’s highest-priced office market and Asia continued to dominate the list of the world’s most expensive office locations, accounting for seven of the top ten markets, according to CBRE Research’s latest semi-annual Global Prime Office Occupancy Costs survey.
CBRE Group, Inc. Rises to #259 in the FORTUNE 500
Hong Kong, June 8, 2016 - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) has been ranked at #259 on FORTUNE’s 2016 list of the largest US-based companies. CBRE has been included in the FORTUNE 500 every year since 2008.
Japan MarketFlash | GDP Turns Positive, But Effective Growth Remains Subdued
Hong Kong, May 19, 2016 - Cabinet office data released on May 18, showed that Q1 2016 GDP was up 0.4% q-o-q, or up 1.7% on an annualized basis, as growth turned positive after the negative data recorded in Q4 2015. However, as this year is a leap year, effective growth is estimated to have stood at around 0.6% (annualized).
CBRE Secures Industry-First Sustainability Contract in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, April 27, 2016 – CBRE’s Asia Pacific Sustainability team has secured the exclusive industry-first appointment to provide NABERS (National Australian Built Environment Rating System) energy assessments in Hong Kong – the first time such assessments have been carried out in Greater China.
Overall Investment Turnover Declines in Q1 2016 but Asian Capital Remains Active within the Region
Hong Kong, April 27, 2016 – In Q1 2016, total investment turnover in Asia Pacific declined by 36% quarter-on-quarter as investors generally turned more risk-averse, due to stock market volatility and weaker economic environment. Asian capital in particular, however, remained active across the region with the completion of three big-ticket transactions in Greater China by Chinese investors, according to CBRE Research’s preliminary Q1 2016 MarketView figures.
CBRE Scoops 20 Accolades at Asia Pacific Property Awards
Hong Kong, April 12, 2016 – CBRE received 20 awards across 12 of its national offices across the APAC region at the prestigious Asia Pacific Property Awards 2016. Official announcements were made at the Asia Pacific IPAX Summit and Awards Gala, hosted at the Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur from April 7-8, 2016.
CBRE Makes Major Commitment to the Data Center Space in Asia Pacific
Hong Kong, March 29, 2016 – CBRE is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Duncan, Executive Director, a specialist in Data Center strategic advisory and transaction services. Mr Duncan has the mandate to drive CBRE’s commercial data center solutions practice in the Asia Pacific region.
US$1 Trillion to Enter Global Real Estate Markets in 2016
Hong Kong, March 24, 2016 – Global real estate investors remain strongly expansionary in 2016, with more than US$1 trillion of planned expenditures anticipated to enter global real estate markets—6% higher than in 2015, according to the CBRE Global Investor Intentions Survey 2016.
CBRE Launches Global Capital Flows iPad App on the Apple App Store
Hong Kong, March 16, 2016 – CBRE Group, Inc. announced the launch of its Global Capital Flows iPad app, now available to download from the Apple App Store. The new version—which contains full-year 2015 data—features quarterly data updates and is now also available in Simplified Chinese, Korean and Japanese languages.
Retailers’ Physical Store Expansion Undeterred by Online Growth
Hong Kong, March 3, 2016 – Growing online sales will not deter retailers’ physical store expansion plans in 2016, reports CBRE in its seventh edition of How Active Are Retailers Globally?, a study of over 150 major international brands based in Americas, Asia Pacific and EMEA.
CBRE Scoops 20 Accolades at Asia Pacific Property Awards
Hong Kong, March 1, 2016 – CBRE will receive 20 awards across 12 of its national offices across the APAC region at the prestigious Asia Pacific Property Awards 2016. Official announcements will be made at the Asia Pacific IPAX Summit and Awards Gala, hosted at the Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur from April 7-8, 2016.
Japan MarketFlash | Impact of Japan's Negative GDP Growth
Hong Kong, February 16, 2016 - Cabinet office data released on Monday February 15 showed GDP contracted by 0.4% q-o-q in Q4 2015, or 1.4% on an annualised basis. Corporate CAPEX was up 5.7% (annualised) but private consumption, which accounts for approximately 60% of GDP, contracted by 3.3%. Exports were also down 3.4%, most likely due to weaker demand from developing economies as well as the decline in oil-related CAPEX in the United States.
Asia Pacific Investment Demand to Remain Strong but Activity Set to Moderate
Hong Kong, February 15, 2016 – CBRE forecasts that due to Asia Pacific’s steady economic growth—which will continue to outpace the rest of the world in 2016—investment activity in the region will remain solid, although activity will be limited by asset pricing and availability, according to CBRE’s 2016 APAC Real Estate Market Outlook report.
CBRE Hotels Expands Service Platform with Regional Hire
Hong Kong, January 29, 2016 – CBRE Hotels is pleased to announce that it has appointed Akshay Kulkarni as Director, CBRE Hotels Asia. Mr Kulkarni’s appointment will enhance CBRE Hotels’ service capability in terms of hospitality operations, consulting and brokerage across Asia.