Dubai takes a breather

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

How to lease a Supertall building

Why are anchor tenants so fundamental to establishing the credibility of a new supertall building? CBRE identifies the five key steps that are essential for successfully leasing the world’s tallest towers. Step 1) Begin branding and marketing in the design stage. This can shorten leasing time by 40%. Step 2) Start pre-leasing during the construction stage. Aiming

Australia’s Capital Attraction

Australia is rising in prominence as a commercial real estate investment destination and is expected to remain a magnet for foreign capital in the next 12-18 months. Australia represented 5% of global property turnover in the past three years – an above average share of activity and well above the country’s GDP weighting of 2%. This

Supertall Tales

The development of tall office buildings in Asia began relatively recently, at the end of the 20th century.

Asian Investors Pile into Global Real Estate

Asian investors have ploughed more capital into global real estate this year, with Singapore overtaking China as the top source of Asian capital and more interest in continental Europe and US West Coast cities. Asian outbound investment surged 40 percent year-over-year to US$16.2 billion in the first half of 2014. Among the most active sources

Indian Investment Steered Toward London

Central London saw heightened activity in land acquisitions from overseas purchasers, accounting for 53% of take-up in Q2

The Economist: Positive economic news continues

June was yet another strong month for the economy with almost every bit of new information adding to the positive mood. The pick of the official data included retail sales, which were up 5.5% over the year to the three months ending in May (1.2% over the previous three months) or a still very buoyant

An Economist and a Financier

CBRE’s Graham Barnes and Neil Blake discuss the property market in the latest instalment of An Economist and

An update from India

With the coming of the new government already having improved sentiments in the real estate market, as a

Asia is Standing Tall

Asia has emerged as the leading place for tall buildings globally.