Coming to America

Over the past couple of years, foreign direct investment in U.S. commercial real estate has reached record levels and generated major headlines. In particular, investors from China have been acquiring commercial and residential real estate at a rapid pace. China has recently emerged as the second largest foreign investor in U.S. commercial real estate, accounting

Multifamily Values

Asian investors are on track to spend more on U.S. multifamily assets in 2014 than at any other point in history. U.S. multifamily has seen a significant increase in investment volumes by Asian buyers so far in 2014, with $522 million of transactions completed from January through August. This figure has already surpassed the full

New players on the German block

Peter Schreppel, CEO, Germany, on the prospects for Europe’s largest economy as investors from across the globe target German commercial real estate assets.

The Great Wave of Fund Expiration

In the run up to the Global Financial Crisis, Asia Pacific experienced a boom of new real estate funds driven by a heady mix of liquidity, capital market fundamentals and expectation of high risk-adjusted returns. Now — based on the typical fund life of eight years — CBRE predicts that approximately 84 Asia Pacific funds

Budding Relationship

James Markby, CBRE Head of European Industrial Investment, on the new and improved relationship between a more educated

European Retail on the Rise

John Welham, Executive Director, European Retail Investment, on the reemergence of retail as a favored asset class for

What a Difference a Year Makes

Written by Marie Hunt, Executive Director – Head of Research, CBRE Ireland In the 12 months since last

An Economist and a Financier

CBRE’s Graham Barnes and Neil Blake reflect on Europe’s activity over the summer months in the latest installment of An Economist & A Financier.

Dubai takes a breather

The Dubai office market is experiencing rising demand, but residential rents dipped after registering an increase for ten

How to lease a Supertall building

Why are anchor tenants so fundamental to establishing the credibility of a new supertall building? CBRE identifies the