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Published on January 7th, 2014

Office rents, subdued since the global downturn, are staging a recovery, especially in secondary areas favoured by occupiers priced out of the centre. But sky-high retail rents have started to…

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Diary

Colliers’ gain may be no loss for C&W after team switches sides

Last month, Colliers International announced with a great fanfare that it had recruited a 14-strong team from Cushman & Wakefield. Surely C&W would be gutted by this? It appears not....

Market Talk

Government Measures Affect the Transaction Pipeline

“In AsIa we anticipate a reductIon in actIvIty In Hong Kong and SIngapore, as the latest government measures affect the transactIon pipelIne for the second half” Jeremy Helsby, chief executive...

Market Talk

Reforms intended to kick-start investment

“It is a year since  announced reforms intended to kick-start investment, including the lIberalisation of foreign investment in a range of sectors. We warned that the changes would be slow...

News

Hong Kong retail thrives as mainland ups levy on luxury

Hong Kong’s booming retail rents could be given a fillip by China’s moves to increase taxes on luxury goods. Xinhua News Agency reported that a study by finance minister Lou...

Research

Top and Bottom Five Asian Stocks, August 2013

Singapore stocks filled the bottom five as the city state’s listed property index fell 5.8% 

Survey

Office market squeeze remains the Central dilemma

Hong Kong’s CBD, hard-wired to global financial markets, has suffered a 20% fall in office rents since 2008. Rent prospects are better city-wide, but long-term growth will depend on creating...

News

Bright Ruby splashes S$1bn in Singapore

Chinese investor builds up Singapore presence with purchase of Grand Park Hotel and Orchard Road mall  Chinese investor Bright Ruby has spent nearly a billion dollars on a single Singapore...

Research

Research - In Brief

• Asian real estate equities’ performance remained marginally positive in August, up 0.1%, according to the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Asia Index, compared with a 6.2% fall in North America and...

Companies & People

DTZ set For Oz Listing as UGl Demerges Property Services

Services firm UGl plans to demerge DTZ and list it on the Australian stock exchange by the end of June 2015. UGl bought the previously UK-listed real estate services firm...

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