Osaka is big, brash and back with a vengeance; Japan’s second city is set for resurgence after a long stagnation.
The global economy is in the late stages of a long and steady upwards cycle, which began after the global financial crisis dissipated and which has seen the value of Asia Pacific real estate assets – broadly speaking – climb steadily.
Finding value in any of Asia Pacific’s major cities is hard, but new business districts are popping up all the time, in order to meet tenant demand for cheaper and sometimes different space.
The sharing economy is here to stay and it is overwhelmingly positive for real estate owners.
Government measures have sparked a raft of redevelopment in Hong Kong’s industrial sector, as investors take advantage of the opportunity to change to a higher value use.
Investors in private real estate funds are opting for more defensive strategies, as economies worldwide have struggled to maintain growth.
The Asia Pacific region is home to some of the world’s most advanced designs and iconic buildings, including the Shanghai Tower, the Petronas Towers and the Marina Bay Sands.
Australian property yields have been falling for several years, driven by continued investor interest, especially in Sydney offices and in the logistics sector.
South Korean institutional investors are ramping up their allocation to overseas real estate and European markets have been the main beneficiaries.
India’s growth is slowing down yet it continues to be the fastest growing economy globally. In fact, to arrest the slowdown and boost growth, the government has introduced a number of measures.