Chinese investors dominated Asian outbound investment in the first half of 2016, accounting for 60%, or $16.1 billion, of total investment.
According to CBRE's second-edition of Four Quadrants Asia Pacific, as several interest rate cuts were recorded across the region, debt financing turned more active while the equity funding market slowed down.
Cross-border property investment in Asia accounted for 36% of total turnover year-to-date - rising 36% quarter-on-quarter to $10.6 billion - marking this the highest total recorded since 2008.
According to CBRE, investment in Asia's property sector turnover grew 12% quarter-on-quarter in Q2 2015 to US$21 billion, despite a 21% year-on-year decline in investment turnover against a strong 2014.
Tokyo cemented its lead as the top destination in the APAC region for market entries by international retailers, as cities in Asia Pacific saw 464 new retail entrants in 2014.
CBRE Asia is predicting that domestic and Asia-regional firms will drive leasing markets in APAC in 2015.
According to STR Global, hotels in the Asia Pacific region experienced mostly positive results during July when reported in U.S. dollars.
According to the June 2014 STR Global Construction Pipeline Report, the Asia Pacific region reported 2,313 hotels under contract comprising 519,718 rooms.
Increasing liberalization of regulatory restrictions on Asian insurance funds could lead to additional US$75 billion into global real estate markets.
Favorable exchange rates, affordable home prices and rising affluence abroad drive international buyers to the U.S.
Asia-Pacific will have more millionaires and billionaires than any region in the world as early as next year, according to a study of High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI). The number of Asian HNWI - people with at least $1 million in investable assets - grew by 9.4 percent.
The $230 million (USD) sale of Tatung Co's industrial property in prime Beitou District, Taipei by tender this week set the mark for the largest industrial office sales transaction in Taiwan year-to-date. Fubon Life Insurance Co, Taiwan's second largest life insurer, won the bid to secure the landmark property, ...
According to a new report by global real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle, the Asia Pacific real estate market continued to witness positive sentiment and increased activity across most sectors in 1Q11. The region's economy grew by an estimated 7.0% in 2010,