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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 »


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 »


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The Landings - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

The Landings - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

While investors in Sunbelt real estate have watched their property values slip and slide over the past year, those who discovered the tiny island of St. Lucia have smiles on their faces. Read More »

Last Updated September 17, 2020 9:08 AM ET

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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.

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.

Rising cost of leasing prime office space accelerated across the globe due to continued economic growth, job gains and limited availability of prime space in certain markets.

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.

According to STR, hotels across the Middle East reported mixed Q1 2018 performance results, while hotels in Africa posted growth across the three key performance metrics.

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.

Unprecedented liquidity fueling global investors to seek out new markets and it is beginning to find its home in real estate markets in Sub-Saharan Africa.

According to a new report by Wealth-X and the Sotheby's International Realty released this week, ultra wealthy individuals are buying up luxury homes around the world to further diversify their holdings.

Vietnam has been revealed as the world's top outsourcing location for the first time, according to new research from global real estate adviser Cushman & Wakefield.

A cosmopolitan lifestyle is expected to be among one of the main factors that influence the selection of a real estate investment destinations for Middle East buyers in 2015.

Here are my personal picks for the Top 10 cities on Earth. Some of them may surprise you. But all of them touch me on some level (or on several levels!)

Nearly US$3 trillion of the world's private wealth is held in owner-occupied residential properties.

According to Cushman and Wakefield, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) will enjoy a significant increase of property investment activity in 2015.

According to a new report by Knight Frank, Chinese outward investment in overseas real estate is estimated to hit $15 billion by the end of 2014.

Prices for prime residential property in the world's leading city markets rose by only 0.2%.

Luxury residential property prices across the globe rose by 6.2% on average in the year to June 2014.

I'm not a very good golfer. Yet, I probably spend more time on the links than just about any professional golfer in the world...because of the fact that I spend so much time in the rough, searching for my ball!


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