Architectural Billings Index Reaches 10-Year High in U.S.


February 28, 2018 8:05 AM

According to the American Institute of Architects, 2018 started on a strong note for architecture firms, as the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) saw its highest January score since 2007.

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Investment in Hong Kong’s Commercial Property Market Hits New Highs in January


February 26, 2018 9:01 AM

According to JLL’s latest Property Market Monitor, Hong Kong’s property investment market continued to hit new highs in January 2018, riding on strong global investor interest.

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Rising Interest Rates, Inflation Concerns Putting Upward Pressure on U.S. Cap Rates


February 23, 2018 9:00 AM

According to global property advisor CBRE, the recent rise in inflation and higher interest rates is expected to put upward pressure on U.S. capitalization rates in 2018.

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Technology Forcing Asia’s Commercial Markets to Undergo Significant Change


February 16, 2018 9:02 AM

Asia Pacific’s commercial real estate market will be increasingly defined by changing business conditions, the growing influence of technological innovation.

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Cautious Development, Strong Absorption Leads to Lowest U.S. Office Vacancies in a Decade


February 13, 2018 9:03 AM

The U.S. office market’s nationwide December 2017 vacancy rate of 11.5 percent was the lowest reported in 10 years.

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Global Commercial Real Estate Investment to Dip in 2018


February 8, 2018 9:05 AM

According to global real estate consultant JLL, property investors worldwide continued to demonstrate their confidence in global real estate markets throughout 2017, with investment in the final quarter hitting its highest level in three years.

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Commercial, Government Construction in U.S. to Accelerate Through 2019


February 6, 2018 9:00 AM

According to American Institute of Architects, despite labor shortages and rising material costs that continue to impact the construction sector, construction spending for nonresidential buildings in the U.S. is projected to increase 4% this year and continue at that pace of growth through 2019.

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Evolving Technologies, Consumer Consumption Driving Massive Data Center Demand


February 5, 2018 8:13 AM

According to CBRE’s 2018 U.S. Real Estate Market Outlook, despite record-setting wholesale absorption levels for three consecutive years, ever-increasing data consumption and the rapid evolution of technology will fuel strong demand for data center space in 2018.

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U.S. Tax Reforms Drive Favorable Commercial Real Estate Loan Pricing


January 31, 2018 8:02 AM

According to global real estate consultant CBRE, the enactment of comprehensive tax reform in the U.S. contributed to strong investor sentiment and a favorable commercial real estate lending environment at the end of 2017.

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Moscow Enjoys 5-Year Record High Office Leasing Activity


January 30, 2018 8:05 AM

According to JLL, Moscow office take-up was recorded at 508,000 square meters in Q4 2017, a record high since the beginning of 2013.

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Aging Population Driving Medical Office Demand in U.S.


January 29, 2018 8:11 AM

According to CBRE’s recently released 2018 U.S. Real Estate Market Outlook, the aging U.S. population will be a significant tailwind for medical-office demand in the years ahead.

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Downtown Office Markets Receive Disproportionate Amount of New Supply in US


January 25, 2018 7:40 AM

Improved U.S. office market fundamentals should continue, downtown markets will receive a disproportionate amount of new supply.

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Multifamily Market Trajectory in U.S. to Continue in 2018


January 24, 2018 8:26 AM

According to a new report by Freddie Mac, the U.S. multifamily market will see continued strength in 2018, largely mirroring last year’s performance.

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Tokyo Prime Office Rents to Dip in 2018 From New Supply Added


January 24, 2018 8:06 AM

According to CBRE’s newly released 2018 Japan Real Estate Market Outlook, due to a new supply of Class A office space coming on the market, rental rates in Tokyo will see a correction in 2018.

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Life Sciences Industry to Drive U.S. Office Market Growth in 2018


January 18, 2018 8:30 AM

Multiple factors are propelling the U.S. life-science industry in 2018, and by extension the real estate that supports it, to strong growth, thereby positioning research-and-development centers like Boston and California’s Bay Area for outsized gains.

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Ireland Racked Up $2.8 Billion of Commercial Property Investments in 2017


January 17, 2018 8:10 AM

According to global real estae consultant JLL, €2.3 billion ($2.8 billion USD) of Irish investment property traded during the year 2017.

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Manhattan Office Market Seeing an Acclerated Flight to Quality


January 16, 2018 8:24 AM

According to JLL, office space users preferred Midtown’s Class A buildings by a wide margin, claiming 24 of the top 26 transactions in the submarket in 2017.

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U.S. Office Vacancy Rates Slightly Uptick in 2017


January 12, 2018 8:00 AM

According to data from CBRE, vacant office space in the U.S. increased slightly by 10 basis points (bps) during the fourth quarter of 2017 (Q4 2017) to 13 percent. For the year, vacancy inched up 10 bps, marking the first year-over-year increase in vacancy since 2010.

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Manhattan Office Market Dominated by Large Deals in 2017


January 9, 2018 8:05 AM

2017 was a year of large deals for Manhattan’s office market for securing space larger than 100,000 square feet, including 11 transactions of greater than 250,000 square feet.

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PropTech Gaining Global Mindshare as Key Property Developer, Owner Tool


January 3, 2018 8:15 AM

Technology advances in areas such as big data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence are transforming industries across the globe, providing insights and opportunities for those in the vanguard, while technology laggards risk becoming obsolete.

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