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Global Commercial Property Investment Plummets 57 Percent in Q2

Global Commercial Property Investment Plummets 57 Percent in Q2

Much weaker commercial real estate investment volumes in the second quarter of 2020 reflect the impact of lockdown measures and border controls enacted to combat the COVID-19 crisis. Read More »


Despite COVID Outbreaks, Many International Cities Enjoying Sales Recovery in July

Despite COVID Outbreaks, Many International Cities Enjoying Sales Recovery in July

A number of global cities are seeing sales volumes continue to recover with April looking to be the low point for residential activity. Read More »

Manila is World's Top Housing Market for Price Appreciation at 22 Percent Annually

Manila is World's Top Housing Market for Price Appreciation at 22 Percent Annually

The average annual price appreciation for all 150 cities tracked by the latest Global Residential Cities Index was 4.3 percent Read More »

Miami International Home Sales Totaled $6.9 Billion in 2019

Miami International Home Sales Totaled $6.9 Billion in 2019

A strong U.S. dollar and a worsening global economic outlook outside of the U.S. slowed South Florida international home sales in 2019. 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 August 3, 2020 9:00 AM ET

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International property consultant CBRE is reporting this week that global commercial real estate investment volume in Q4 of 2019, including entity-level deals, was nearly level (-0.5%) with Q4 2018, while full-year volume fell by 2% from 2018.

According to global real estate consultant Knight Frank, home prices across 56 countries and territories worldwide are rising at an annual rate of 3.7% on average. This marks the index's slowest rate of growth for over six years.

According to new report from CBRE, global commercial real estate investment volume, including entity-level deals, rose by 7% quarter-over-quarter but fell by 2% year-over-year in Q3 2019.

According to CBRE's annual Tech-30 Report, the tech industry has claimed an increasingly larger share of major U.S. office-leasing activity as real estate and economic indicators point to continued momentum for the sector over the next two years.

Global real estate consultant JLL is reporting this week that after a bumpy 2018, investment in global commercial real estate cooled in the first half of 2019 with year-on-year volumes dropping by 9% to $341 billion.

U.S. home builders nationwide approve of President Trump's decision to remove tariffs on certain building materials imported into the U.S. from Canada and Mexico.

According to the newly released 2018 Profile of International Home Buyers Report by the Miami Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors, foreign buyer activity in South Florida had a significant 23 percent spike in 2018.

According to Knight Frank's latest Global Outlook Report, Hong Kong will retain its title as the world's most expensive office market despite rents being forecast to decrease in 2019.

U.S. companies in pursuit of highly skilled tech talent - spanning every industry today - might be in for more sticker shock. Combined talent and occupancy costs are up by as much as 12.5 percent over last year as competition for tech talent has heated up.

A strong rising demand for U.S. net-lease real estate led to $57.8 billion in investment volume in 2017 -- the second-highest annual total since CBRE began tracking 2002.

Major metropolitan office markets across the globe are seeing a significant increase in the adoption of "green" building certification programs.

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

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.

Spending time in the U.S. costs Canadians more these days with the value of the Canadian dollar hitting a 13-year low.

The majority of real estate investors in the Americas intend to increase their property acquisitions in 2016, with Los Angeles as the top target market ahead of New York City and Dallas/Ft. Worth.

According to JLL's annual Data Center Outlook report, as more global companies move data and information to the cloud, the cloud itself is actually moving closer to them.

This week the IHA issued a call for advancing housing affordability during its 2015 Interim Meeting this week in Ottawa.

When you think of thriving destinations for golf resort communities, the Sun Belt naturally comes to mind first - places like Florida, California and Arizona - not Canada - until now.


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