Impact of Low Oil Prices on U.S. Commercial Real Estate

CBRE’s Mike Lafitte, Global Chief Operating Officer, and Spencer Levy, Americas Head of Research, discuss how the recent drop in oil prices will impact commercial real estate and the economy in the U.S. and Houston. Click here to download the report.

CBRE’s Global Capital Flows App

CBRE announced the launch of its new Global Capital Flows app, available to download on the App Store. The new interactive app, available for iPad, allows users to explore the latest global capital flows and trends in commercial real estate. Users are able move seamlessly around the globe, tracking the leading sources of capital and

A Mid-Cycle Overview of Global Real Estate

Real estate asset values have staged a remarkable comeback since the great financial crisis. The compound growth rates in real estate asset values, by sector and region, since the financial crisis are as follows: Global: Office – 35.7%; Retail – 46.8%; Industrial – 35.0% Americas: Office – 41.9%; Retail – 42.1%; Industrial – 38.3% Asia

Government stimulus spurs India

India has recorded a sizeable uptick in business confidence following the coming of a new government earlier in the year. While investor interest in India and Southeast Asia steadily increased over the first nine months of the year, this interest is yet to translate into an increase in investment turnover. However, the 2014 real estate

Japan’s bet on casinos

Casinos could be the trump card for Japan and the key to attracting 30 million tourists by 2030. In an effort to introduce “Integrated Resorts” (IR) before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as a key growth strategy for tourism, the Diet, the national legislature of Japan, opened the IR Promotion Bill for discussion in September. The

Keep on Trucking?

Much of the industrial market’s growth is attributable to the evolution of the supply chain network, as businesses

Tide Turns for the Netherlands

Bart Verhelst, Executive Director, Capital Markets, Netherlands at CBRE on the outlook for the Netherlands real estate market

A Tale of Two Cap Rates

With the next three years likely to see continued macroeconomic uncertainty, devising an investment strategy for the next

London Housing in a Global Context

The housing market in central London rebounded quickly in the aftermath of the global financial crisis. In the following years it outperformed the rest of London and the UK, with annual average house price growth of around 10% over the past five years. As well as local influence, this performance reflects a range of global

Multifamily – Still the Darling of the Industry

Multifamily fundamentals remain strong, with a demonstrated positive growth trend. While the rate of growth shows signs of