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UAE, US Wealth Driving UK's High-end Property Market in 2020

UAE, US Wealth Driving UK's High-end Property Market in 2020

The top countries of origin for high-end international home buyers coming into the UK property market -- during the 2020 Coronavirus outbreak -- include the UAE, United States and Australia. Read More »


Turkey Top Ranked Market in Latest Global House Price Index

Turkey Top Ranked Market in Latest Global House Price Index

According to Knight Frank's latest Global House Price Index for Q2, 2020, Turkey leads the annual rankings with prices up 25% year-on-year. Read More »

Asia Pacific Corporate Tenants Confident of COVID-19 Recovery

Asia Pacific Corporate Tenants Confident of COVID-19 Recovery

Based on a new survey by international property consultant JLL, over 93 percent of corporate real estate leaders believe their business or recovery plans to mitigate the impact of the pandemic will be successful. Read More »

Singapore Enjoys Revival of Residential Housing Demand Mid-2020

Singapore Enjoys Revival of Residential Housing Demand Mid-2020

As Singapore's economy started to reopen in June 2020 during the global Coronavirus pandemic, the residential property market enjoyed relatively brisk activity that translated into an appreciable uptick in transaction volumes. Read More »


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Cap Maison Resort - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

Cap Maison Resort - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

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Last Updated October 15, 2020 8:00 AM ET

Singapore Property News

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.

Ample liquidity and a low-interest environment has continued to support investments in the commercial property sector in Q2 2020.

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

As businesses prepare to return to the office amid an easing of lockdown restrictions across Asia Pacific, many are considering how their corporate real estate portfolios should look in the 'new normal'.

Overall private home prices in Singapore fell by 1.0 per cent quarter-on-quarter (q-o-q) in Q1 2020, according to their URA All Residential Property Price Index.

With COVID-19 expected to persist through 2020 or beyond, real estate across all market segments in Singapore have weakened in response to the economic fallout.

Singapore-based real estate consultant Edmund Tie is reporting this week that in 2018, the price gap between new and resale private homes stood at a considerable 35%.

U.S. net-lease investment reached record highs in 2019, with investors increasingly attracted to opportunities in high-growth secondary and tertiary markets.

Global property consultant JLL is reporting this week that worldwide commercial real estate investment volumes increased by 10% in the fourth quarter of 2019, to $245 billion. This brought full-year activity to $800 billion.

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.

A muted domestic economy, ongoing trade wars and other geopolitical tensions were all contributors to declining home sales in Singapore in 2019.

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.

With capital growth in most prime residential markets around the world shrinking in 2019, the global economic landscape looks markedly different from that a year ago.

Singapore's non-landed private residential sales continued to grow for the second consecutive quarter, with new sales in Q3 2019 reaching 3,198 units, up 49.2 per cent from Q2 2019.

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.

Global real estate consultant JLL is reporting that several cities in Asia are emerging as competitive real estate markets.

According to new research by global property consultant JLL, Singaporean real estate investors have emerged Asia Pacific's number one source of outbound capital in the first half of 2019, and their overseas deals are growing in scale and complexity.

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.


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