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Green Shoots of Recovery for Abu Dhabi Property

New data shows that residential real estate in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi has shown strong signs of recovery for the first time since 2008.....

Tuesday 07 Oct 2014

Chinese Overseas Residential Property Investments up 84%

An incredible €1.2bn has been spent by Chinese investors on overseas property projects in the first half of 2014, representing an increase of 84%....

Tuesday 16 Sep 2014

Dubai Property Booms - Bubble Ruled Out by HSBC

According to Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), Dubai property prices are set to return to their 2008 peak during 2014. 2013 saw price increases at a rate of 22%, sparking speculation that a property bubble was inevitable however, although prices will continue to rise throughout this year the pace will be slower and the results more sustainable.

Tuesday 13 May 2014

Demand and Supply Imbalance Starts to Form in London Office Market

Demand for properties in the office sector in London is starting to rise at the same time as supply falls, according to reports. This could create a reality in which prices are pushed ever higher...

Monday 24 Mar 2014

Jones Lang LaSalle: CGT Changes Will Impact Development

Imposing Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on overseas buyers of UK residential property is unlikely to have a long-term impact on foreign investment but will hinder development, according to Jones Lang LaSalle...

Friday 03 Jan 2014

London Serviced Apartment Sector Sees Activity Surge

The London serviced apartment sector has seen a surge of activity following the Olympic Games, according to Jones Lang LaSalle's Hotels and Hospitality team...

Tuesday 17 Dec 2013

Is the Recovery Still Locked in London?

The UK property market is undoubtedly in a state of recovery but average growth statistics can often mask troubling regional disparities. Indeed, for several months price rises and increases in activity have been largely centred around London, with the rest of country often posting losses.

Monday 21 Oct 2013

Is the London Hotel Market Experiencing a Sea-Change?

Post-financial crisis the needs of consumers are far removed from those prevalent in the pre-recession boom. In all...

Thursday 15 Aug 2013

Asian Hotel Investment Doubled 1H 2013

According to the latest data from Jones Lang LaSalle hotel transactions almost doubled in Asia during the first half of this year to reach USD 1.3 billion. That is not only an 85 percent increase...

Thursday 25 Jul 2013

World's Largest Sovereign Wealth Fund Buying British

Norway's oil fund has purchased a GBP 250m portfolio of suburban warehouses in the U.K. as it moves forward with plans to increase its property assets. The Norwegian Pension Fund Global, the world's largest sovereign wealth fund, is buying 11 warehouses...

Monday 10 Jun 2013

UK Dominant in Growing European Retail Investment

Retail real estate investment in Europe jumped 60 percent in Q1 compared to last year, with investors pouring 5.1 billion Euros into the real estate during the quarter, 40% of which was in the UK...

Tuesday 07 May 2013

Top Five UK Cities for Apart-hotel Investment

As business has become more globalised, apart-hotels have emerged as one of the world's hottest property investment classes. Although the trend hasn't taken off in the UK as significantly as in the US and Asia...

Thursday 28 Mar 2013

Nottingham Student Accommodation Sector Still Has Room for Growth

There is still room for further property investment in Nottingham's student accommodation sector, according to one expert. Matthew Robertson, associate director at the Nottingham offices of Jones Lang LaSalle...

Monday 25 Mar 2013

San Francisco Prime Spot for US Hotel Investment

San Francisco hotels are proving to be prime investment properties in the US, with the city enjoying the greatest rate jump in 2012...

Wednesday 20 Feb 2013

What Does the Future Hold for London Hotels?

While many of us will have struggled to find a room in a good London hotel without breaking the bank, this may not be an accurate portrayal of the health of the sector...

Thursday 14 Feb 2013

Commercial Investment in Asia Pacific to Grow

Commercial property investment across the Asia Pacific is set to grow this year, attracting buyers from around the globe. According to Jones Lang LaSalle, capital markets in the region will increase between ten and 15 per cent in 2013...

Monday 04 Feb 2013

Leeds Office Market Gaining Ground

The Leeds office market picked up momentum in 2012, achieving its greatest level of occupier demand since the beginning of the recession. Figures from the Leeds Office Agents' Forum revealed that last year take-up totalled 405,951 square feet...

Friday 25 Jan 2013

US Investors to Increase Activity in Hotel Market

Property investment is set to intensify in the US hotel market, with buyers becoming more aggressive in 2013. According to Jones Lang LaSalle's Hotel Investment Outlook, 2012 was a positive year for the sector...

Thursday 24 Jan 2013

Western Corridor Office Take-up Solid in 2012

Property investment deals could likely rise in the Western Corridor of London on the back of a solid 2012 performance. Figures from Jones Lang LaSalle showed the area witnessed a rise in office take-up, peaking at two million square feet...

Thursday 24 Jan 2013

Retail Investment Strong in Europe

Property investment deals have been lively in the European retail sector, according to a new report. Jones Lang LaSalle claim that retail unit sales were strong in the final quarter 2012 across the continent...

Thursday 24 Jan 2013

Is Asian Property Growth Too Good To Be True?

You should never put all of your eggs into one basket, or so the old saying goes. The Asian property market is no exception to this rule and while there is undoubtedly growth, several factors call for trepidation, if not outright concern...

Monday 21 Jan 2013

Well Located Configured Retail Units in Demand

Configured retail units in good locations continue to be in demand, according to Jones Lang LaSalle. Despite structural changes currently taking place in the sector and a constant stream of businesses going into administration...

Monday 21 Jan 2013

Russian Real Estate Investment Up Says JLLS

According to the latest data from Jones Lang La Salle, Russia has come back to life in terms of investor demand, sentiment and, most importantly investment...

Monday 21 Jan 2013

JLLS Predicts Strong Year for Hotel Investment

Real estate big hitter Jones Lang LaSalle has predicted that global hotel investment will total $32 billion this year. The firm believes that more transparency will make it easier for cross-border investors in the sector...

Wednesday 16 Jan 2013

Commercial Investors Must Be Aware of EPC Changes

The world of commercial property investment must now comply with new Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rules. Coming into effect January 9th 2013, the amendments have ushered in several changes to basic requirements for non-dwellings...

Monday 14 Jan 2013

London Still Viewed as Safe Location for Office Investment

London is still viewed as a safe location for property investment by those looking to put their money in office units. Despite difficult economic conditions, the UK capital has proven itself resilient once again, considerably outperforming regional markets...

Thursday 10 Jan 2013

Speculative Office Development to Restart in Central London

Property investment in the London office market will remain an attractive prospect in 2013, with the second half of the year performing better than expected and speculative development to restart in the city centre...

Monday 07 Jan 2013

More Good Quality Industrial and Logistics Stock Needed

The UK is in need of more good quality industrial and logistics stock to stimulate property investment deals. According to a report from Jones Lang LaSalle, total take-up of floorspace across the country was down 15 per cent in Q3...

Wednesday 19 Dec 2012

Are South-east Asians Really Driving the London Property Market?

Over recent years, the London property market has experienced increased activity from south-east Asia. Wealthy buyers are now seeking real estate investment opportunities in the UK capital...

Monday 17 Dec 2012

Can London Residential Construction Keep Pace With Demand?

The London property market is continuing to outperform its European counterparts, with demand showing no signs of abating any time soon...

Monday 17 Dec 2012

Autumn Statement Brings Good News for Commercial Property Market

Wednesday's (December 5th) Autumn Statement brought good news for the commercial property market in the UK and there is hope that the changes will lead to further growth...

Monday 10 Dec 2012

Manchester is a Top Real Estate Investment Spot

Manchester has been ranked as one of the world's top 20 real estate investment spots by Jones Lang LaSalle. The accolade was awarded based on the relative size of the city's economy...

Monday 03 Dec 2012

Momentum Continues in Logistics and Industrial Property Sectors

The European logistics and industrial sector is proving itself to be a prime market for property investment, with the latest data from Jones Lang LaSalle revealing that assets maintained their momentum in the penultimate quarter of 2012...

Monday 26 Nov 2012

London is Still the Global City of Choice

London is continuing to be the global city of choice for property investment, according to a panel of experts. Speaking to Jones Lang LaSalle, industry leaders explained that over the last 12 months the capital has outperformed other key players.

Thursday 22 Nov 2012

Student Accommodation is Now Mainstream Investment Opportunity

Student accommodation has now emerged as a mainstream global investment category, according to new research from Jones Lang LaSalle. The market now presents a significant investment opportunity for developers and private operators alike...

Friday 09 Nov 2012

Govt Urged to Encourage Property Investments Outside of London

The Government has been urged to encourage more property investments outside of London by one MP. Lord Michael Heseltine told prime minister David Cameron that his obsession with the capital must end...

Monday 05 Nov 2012

German Property Market Flourishing Not Bubbling

German property sales and prices are soaring and again, as happens so often to outperforming markets in the post-crash era, some supposed experts are voicing their concerns that the German housing market may be bubbling in places...

Thursday 18 Oct 2012

Transparency in Global Property Markets Rises

Recovering global property markets have prompted renewed impetus to transparency improvements following a slowdown in progress during the financial crisis in 2008 and 2009...

Wednesday 17 Oct 2012

Strong Investment in Asia Pacific's Commercial Property Market in H2

The strong direct commercial property investment market in the second quarter (Q2) of this year was reflected by a 26% year-on-year rise in volumes to around £16.3 billion...

Wednesday 17 Oct 2012

Top 3 Real Estate Safe Havens in Europe

Now is not a good time to have loads of cash. Soaring inflation in most places, volatile exchange rates and atrocious interest rates are causing cash to devalue at a rate not seen in my lifetime...

Monday 08 Oct 2012

Manhattan Commercial Real Estate Rents Up

The commercial property markets in Manhattan continue to outperform many other cities in the US. Research published by Cushman & Wakefield revealed that vacancy rates were slightly higher in the third quarter of this year...

Friday 05 Oct 2012

US Real Estate Fundamentals ''Improving''

The fundamentals of both the US's commercial and residential property sectors are improving, despite the wider economic issues facing the country...

Monday 01 Oct 2012

Global Retail Investment Market Set for Growth

The volume of capital ploughed into the world's retail markets is expected to reach between USD 160 and 180 billion (GBP 98.8 and 111.1 billion) by 2020. This will represent a 30 to 50 per cent increase over the figures recorded in 2011..

Monday 17 Sep 2012

Commercial Development ''Will Be Constrained for 5 Years''

The most recent construction output index published by Glenigan revealed non-residential building work in the UK was down by three per cent in July, compared to the same month a year earlier...

Friday 31 Aug 2012

Positive Outlook for US Retail Real Estate

Things are looking up for retail real estate assets in the US, as consumer spending growth has helped boost the sector. Jones Lang LaSalle revealed several factors combined to bring greater stability...

Thursday 23 Aug 2012

Road to Recovery: Comparing the Outlook in the US and UK

In the UK, the supply of distressed real estate far outstrips demand, according to Rics, which may go at least part of the way to explaining why the UK's recovery is lagging behind the US...

Wednesday 22 Aug 2012

Global Office Market ''Improves Marginally in Q2''

Office markets around the world displayed some signs of marginal improvement during the second quarter of the year, but were relatively flat over the course of the first six months of 2012...

Wednesday 15 Aug 2012

Global Property Investment ''Starting to Recover''

There was a modest improvement in the volume of capital invested into global real estate markets during the second quarter of this year...

Monday 13 Aug 2012

Global Real Estate Recovery Wounded but Lives On

The recovery in the global real estate market is slowing after a surge forward in 2011 according to the latest release of Jones Lang La Salle's Global Market Perspectives report...

Wednesday 08 Aug 2012

Weakening Noted in Global Commercial Property Markets

Although a few countries - most notably Canada, Thailand and China - had a strong second quarter of the year, there was a general weakening in sentiment across the majority of the commercial real estate markets...

Monday 06 Aug 2012

European Real Estate Investment Back on the Up

Commercial real estate investment in Europe increased in the second quarter, after falling for the past few months because of the ongoing sovereign debt crisis...

Tuesday 31 Jul 2012

Global Property Investment Up in Q2

The amount of money invested in real estate markets worldwide increased quarter-on-quarter during the three months from April to June...

Thursday 26 Jul 2012

UK Shopping Centre Investment Slows

There was a decline in the volume of transactions for UK shopping centres in the second quarter of the year, compared to both the previous quarter and the same period in 2011...

Monday 23 Jul 2012

European Commercial Property ''Holding Up Well''

Although the overall economic outlook in Europe is rather dim, the same is not so for commercial property investments on the continent. The latest figures published...

Thursday 19 Jul 2012

Rise in Leasing Activity in Manhattan Office Market

The number of lease deals signed for space in Manhattan increased in the second quarter of 2012, compared to the first three months of this year...

Friday 13 Jul 2012

Transparency Improves in Global Property Markets

Improvements have been noted in the transparency of worldwide property markets in the past two years. In Jones Lang LaSalle's biennial Global Real Estate Transparency Index...

Tuesday 03 Jul 2012

Recovery Predicted for UK Office Sector

There are signs a recovery is underway in the office sector of the UK commercial property market, with Glenigan noting that although there has been a drop in the number of new office construction schemes getting underway, this is not cause for concern in the long term...

Friday 29 Jun 2012

Foreign Investors the ''Driving Force'' in London's Office Sector

Commercial property investment by overseas buyers buoyed the London property market during the first half of 2012, according to new research...

Tuesday 19 Jun 2012

Commercial Real Estate Investment Tipped for Growth

Despite the apparent slowdown in momentum at the start of the year, Jones Lang la Salle has issued a report predicting that real estate investment volumes will be as high as last year. According to the firm's second quarter 2012 Global Market Perspective...

Tuesday 05 Jun 2012

Global Commercial Property Values Grow in Q1

Commercial property values have continued to stay strong in the first quarter of the year, according to results from CB Richard Ellis...

Monday 21 May 2012

A Round-Up of Q1 2012 in the UK Property Investment Market

As the global economic crisis rumbles on, it was a slow start to the year in property investment markets around the world - and the UK was no exception...

Monday 21 May 2012

Retail ''One to Watch'' for Commercial Property Investors

The retail sector is beginning to rebound in certain parts of the world, according to one real estate expert. Speaking during a Property webinar...

Monday 14 May 2012

''Best Returns'' in UK Offices

The office sector in the UK was the best performing commercial property market in the first quarter of 2012, recording an average return of 0.9 per cent during this period...

Friday 04 May 2012

US ''Driving Returns'' In Global Property Investment

The driving force behind the annual returns of 9.8 per cent realised on global real estate investment in 2011 is the recovery in the US markets...

Thursday 26 Apr 2012

European Commercial Property Investment Falls in Q1

The amount of money invested in European commercial property markets fell by 31 per cent in the first quarter of 2012, compared to the final three months of 2011...

Tuesday 24 Apr 2012

US Vacancy Rates ''Flat or Declining''

The vacancy rates across all classes of US properties either remained stable or fell slightly during the first quarter of 2012...

Monday 16 Apr 2012

European Shopping Centre Development ''Stalls''

Fewer shopping centres in Europe were completed than had been expected last year. According to a new report from Cushman and Wakefield, there was very little difference between the figures recorded in 2010 and 2011...

Thursday 12 Apr 2012

European Property Investment ''Expected to Rise in 2012''

The volume of investment flowing into European real estate markets in 2012 is expected to be four per cent higher than it was in 2011...

Wednesday 04 Apr 2012

South-East London: One to Watch for Property Investors

There is often much talk about where the next hotspot for property investment will be in London and the south-east of the capital is certainly one to keep an eye on over the next few years...

Tuesday 03 Apr 2012

''Growing Optimism'' in Global Commercial Property Markets

The outlook for global commercial real estate markets appears to be brighter, while there are indications leasing activity is picking up around the world...

Tuesday 27 Mar 2012

Rents for European Retail Premises ''Steady''

The cost of leasing retail space in the prime areas of Europe's major cities is stable, despite deteriorating consumer sentiment as a result of the eurozone sovereign debt crisis...

Wednesday 21 Mar 2012

US Sunbelt Economies ''Set to Improve''

Locations in the US sunbelt are expected to outperform other US destinations in terms of economic growth and their real estate markets over the next six to 12 months...

Monday 19 Mar 2012

Property Markets ''Will Strengthen in H2''

The second half of 2012 will be much better for global real estate markets than the first six months of this year, demonstrating a reversal of the trends witnessed in this sector over the course of 2011...

Thursday 15 Mar 2012

Regional Office Markets ''Will Strengthen in 2012''

The picture in regional office markets in the UK will begin to improve over the course of 2012, following a largely poor 2011...

Wednesday 14 Mar 2012

London's Crossrail ''Will Impact House Prices''

The new Crossrail routes in London will have a "dramatic effect" on the value of residential property in the areas close to the new transport links...

Monday 12 Mar 2012

North Americans 'Driving European Cross-Border Investment'

Investors from the US and Canada are the driving force behind European cross-border investment. According to research conducted by CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), nearly one-third (30 per cent) of all commercial real estate transactions...

Tuesday 06 Mar 2012

Opportunities Exist in Student Accommodation Market

There are significant opportunities for property investors in the student accommodation market. This is according to Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), which outlined the scope of the sector and the room for growth in a recent presentation....

Friday 24 Feb 2012

Prime Office Rents Growing Strongly

According to new data from Jones Lang la Salle the growth in prime office rents in Q4 marked the 8th consecutive quarter of growth in the sector. The data shows that prime office rents were up 0.8% in Q4...

Thursday 09 Feb 2012

Global Prime Offices 'Performing Well'

Over the course of 2011, prime office markets around the world put in a strong performance, recording six per cent rental growth in the final quarter of the year, compared to the same three-month period in 2010....

Wednesday 08 Feb 2012

Cross-Border Investment Rises in 2011

The number of cross-border real estate investments made in 2011 was significantly higher than in 2010. In its year-end Global Capital Flow report, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) revealed cross-border transactions were up by...

Monday 06 Feb 2012

London Looks for Confidence as Eurozone Crisis Leads to New Low

The Lloyds Bank Commercial Property Confidence Monitor for January 2012 recently revealed the extent to which concerns over the eurozone crisis and domestic economic difficulties have had an impact on the UK's commercial real estate sector....

Monday 30 Jan 2012

Demand for European Commercial Property 'Will Remain Strong'

Investors will continue to plough their money into European commercial property over the course of 2012, BNP Paribas Real Estate has predicted. In the firm's At a Glance Main Investment Markets in Western Europe report...

Friday 27 Jan 2012

India Gears Up for Another Property-Focussed Year

Research released this month revealed a significant jump in the amount of investment from private equity (PE) firms being ploughed into India's real estate markets...

Thursday 26 Jan 2012

Investment in Global Commercial Property 'Resilient'

The volume of investment entering global commercial property markets during 2011 was higher than in 2010, new research has found. Preliminary figures from the Jones Lang LaSalle Global Capital Flows report revealed USD 400 billion...

Monday 16 Jan 2012

Confidence in London Commercial Property Drops

The London commercial property market is experiencing its lowest level of confidence in two years, according to a new study...

Monday 09 Jan 2012

Commercial Property Investors 'to Focus on Quality'

The "flight to quality and security" among commercial property investors will continue next year, one real estate expert has claimed...

Friday 23 Dec 2011

'Robust Investment' in Commercial Leisure Market

The commercial leisure market has had its best year since 2007 in terms of the level of investment ploughed into the sector during 2011, it has been revealed...

Wednesday 21 Dec 2011

Moscow – Europe’s New Real Estate Investment Hotspot?

Amid the climate of economic turmoil fuelled by the ongoing Eurozone sovereign debt crisis, the Moscow real estate market is attracting an increasing number of investors looking for an alternative to the erstwhile traditional Western European property hotspots...

Friday 02 Dec 2011

Mid-Range Hotels Top Shopping List for Investors in Europe

Earlier this year, Chinese firm HNA Group announced it will acquire a stake in the European hotel chain NH Hoteles, giving it access to the mid-range hotel market in the continent...

Thursday 01 Dec 2011

Salway Skyscraper Optimism

Earlier this month, chief executive of Land Securities Francis Salway announced that the firm intends to go ahead with its Walkie Talkie office building development in London's financial district - despite the current economic climate and no letting deal with a major tenant....

Thursday 24 Nov 2011

Bank Hesitation - A "Staggering" Opportunity For Alternative Lenders

Banks have cooled lending on student accommodation, because of fears that the increasing student tuition fees could have a hampering effect on the sector...

Thursday 17 Nov 2011

US Investors 'Becoming More Risk Averse'

Investors targeting US capital markets are less inclined towards risk in their portfolio than they were earlier in the year...

Thursday 03 Nov 2011

Strong September Recorded For London Hotels

Hotels in London performed well during September this year after a slowdown in profitability during August, new research shows...

Monday 31 Oct 2011

Overseas Investors 'Buying Prime Retail Properties'

Prime retail locations in central London have been targeted by international investors over the past five years, with overseas owners now more prevalent than UK funds in areas such as Oxford Street and Bond Street....

Wednesday 26 Oct 2011

Investment In Retail Properties Rises In Europe

A quarter-on-quarter increase in the level of investment in European retail real estate markets has been recorded. A report released by Jones Lang LaSalle revealed that investment volumes hit 6.7 billion euros...

Tuesday 25 Oct 2011

European Rents And Yields 'Stable' In Q3

The latest figures from CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) indicate that rents and yields generated by prime commercial real estate in Europe held steady during the third quarter of this year...

Thursday 13 Oct 2011

Industrial Real Estate Investment In Europe 'Flat'

The amount of capital being invested in industrial property markets in Europe appears to have stagnated, according to the latest data from Jones Lang LaSalle...

Tuesday 11 Oct 2011

US Real Estate Firms Plan Green Improvements

A group of US real estate companies has come together to trail a programme in New York to help make the city's office space more environmentally-friendly...

Friday 23 Sep 2011

European Austerity Measures 'Polarise Property Market'

Differences are becoming more apparent between the office markets in European nations that are struggling to control their sovereign debt and those that are on the periphery of the troubles...

Friday 16 Sep 2011

European Office Rents 'Display Modest Growth'

Figures published in a Jones Lang LaSalle report into the state of Europe's office markets during the second quarter of the year have revealed that rents grew at a "modest" pace over the course of the three-month period...

Wednesday 14 Sep 2011

Lack Of Space 'Could Buoy Europe's Office And Retail Market'

The slowdown in the global economy coupled with the effect of the downgrade of the US AAA credit rating could have an impact on real estate fundamentals, it has been suggested...

Friday 19 Aug 2011

New York Tops The List For Commercial Property Investment

New figures published by Jones Lang LaSalle have revealed that the highest volume of investment in commercial property transactions took place in New York...

Thursday 18 Aug 2011

Property Investors 'To Face Short-Term Challenges'

Global real estate investors will be faced with challenges in the short term as a result of market volatility, a panel of experts has asserted...

Thursday 18 Aug 2011

Asia-Pacific Office Markets Attracting Investors

Investors are still being drawn into Asia-Pacific commercial property markets, with a new report showing that during the second quarter of the year...

Monday 08 Aug 2011

Global Commercial Real Estate 'On Road To Recovery'

The Jones Lang LaSalle Global Market Perspective has described global real estate markets as following "a resilient recovery path during the second quarter"...

Friday 05 Aug 2011

Leisure Sector 'Sees Increased Investor Demand'

A new report by Savills into the state of the UK's leisure sector has noted that there has been a sharp upturn in investor demand for assets in the industry...

Thursday 28 Jul 2011

Hotel Industry 'Performing Well'

The hotel sector is one area of the economy that is currently performing well, which could attract investors looking for opportunities in hospitality industry...

Monday 25 Jul 2011

EMEA Hotel Investment Volumes Rise

The Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region has experienced a significant increase in hotel investment volumes during the first half of the year...

Thursday 21 Jul 2011

Could Retail Space Tempt Investors?

Land Securities has noted in its first quarter interim management statement that activity surrounding retail developments is beginning to pick up...

Thursday 21 Jul 2011

Buy to Let: A Viable Investment?

The Buy to Let sector in the UK has suffered during the economic downturn, with lending restrictions, repossessions and unemployment all taking their toll on the market...

Thursday 30 Jun 2011

Property Investors Eye US, Brazil and Asia

The markets in Asia, Brazil and the US are attracting the most attention from those seeking property investments, it has been revealed. During the Reuters Global Real Estate Summit, a number of experts offered their opinions on which nations offer the best prospects....

Friday 24 Jun 2011

Demand for Manhattan Offices Increasing

Financial institutions that moved away from Manhattan during the credit crisis are beginning to return to the New York borough...

Wednesday 22 Jun 2011

Australian Commercial Property Popular with Overseas Buyers

Property investors bought some USD 3.1 billion worth of Australian real estate last year, up from the USD 1.2 billion the previous year. New Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) research has revealed the huge increase in interest in the asset class....

Wednesday 08 Jun 2011

Dubai Real Estate Sector to Witness Stability

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has claimed that Dubai's real estate sector is set to witness some stability in capital values over the coming 12 months...

Tuesday 07 Jun 2011

Asia Pacific Commercial Property Markets See Rents Increase

More corporate hiring and a more optimistic view of the business environment in Asia Pacific has underpinned the office leasing market over the first three months of 2011...

Monday 23 May 2011

Canadian Investors Among World’s Most Active

Canadian-based real estate investors were among the most active in the world during the first three months of 2011, a new study by Jones Lang LaSalle has revealed...

Thursday 19 May 2011

Indian Property Offers Rapid Growth Opportunities

Investors will find plenty of opportunities to invest in property in India this year, it has been claimed. Writing for the Property Report website, Anuj Puri, chairman and country head of Jones Lang LaSalle India, has highlighted the enormous growth potential that the country boasts....

Tuesday 10 May 2011

UK Investment Leads MENA Region, JLL Reports

As various reports suggest that commercial markets around the world are beginning to see an upturn in activity, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has revealed that direct commercial real estate investment in the UK reached GBP 8 billion in the first three months of 2011....

Monday 09 May 2011

Global Property Investment Volumes to Soar, JLL Says

Some USD 440 billion is expected to be transacted across global real estate markets this year, according to the latest forecast by Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL). If reached, the figure will be the highest amount reached since 2007....

Friday 06 May 2011

Risk Averse Buyers Favour UK Commercial Property

As international investors become more risk averse, many buyers are finding that the UK commercial market is increasingly attractive. Savills claims that global investors have been showing a lot more interest in the asset class in recent months, with prime property proving the most popular purchase....

Friday 06 May 2011

European Real Estate Volumes Record Strong Growth

Demand for real estate within Europe remains high, with Jones Lang LaSalle reporting that the first three months of the year saw transactions climb 48 per cent compared to the same period of 2010...

Thursday 05 May 2011

CEE Property Transactions Climb in Q1 2011

Commercial property transactions in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) reached EUR 1.85 billion in the first three months of the year, according to a recent report from property consultants Jones Lang LaSalle....

Tuesday 03 May 2011

Sound Reasons to Invest in Commercial Assets, JLL Says

There are still a number of "sound reasons" for investors to be looking at the opportunities available to them within global commercial property markets, it has been suggested...

Wednesday 27 Apr 2011

Overseas Buyers Drive Prime Property Prices Up in Singapore

Residential property buyers from mainland China are helping to push real estate values in Singapore to new market highs, according to the latest figures...

Tuesday 26 Apr 2011

Investors Urged to Make Property Buying Decisions Quickly

International real estate investors have been urged to make key decisions surrounding property purchases quickly if they want to receive maximum returns from the current cycle...

Wednesday 20 Apr 2011

Global Commercial Volumes to Reach USD290-310 Billion

Supply shortages in a number of commercial markets around the world mean that there are a number of reasons to invest in the sector at present...

Friday 15 Apr 2011

Indian Investors Step Up Interest in Dubai

Interest from Indian investors in the Dubai property market is rising, with the opportunity to take advantage of heavily discounted prices. DAMAC Properties reported that real estate values in the emirate are up to 60 per cent cheaper than in Mumbai....

Friday 08 Apr 2011

Commercial Property Investment in Europe Predicted to Grow

Now, in Europe we have commercial properties being sold at severely depressed prices, especially malls, and especially in those countries mired by the sovereign debt crisis.

Saturday 02 Apr 2011

Foreign Investors Remain Active in China

Foreign investors are remaining active in the Chinese property market, despite the country's government introducing a raft of tightening measures designed to cool to sector....

Thursday 31 Mar 2011

Occupier Demand Up in UK Commercial Market

More positive signs are emerging from the UK commercial property market, with occupier demand up six per cent in the first quarter of 2011. Preliminary figures released by Jones Lang LaSalle suggest that there has been a marked turnaround in the sector compared to 2010 and also point to a return of business confidence....

Monday 28 Mar 2011

Commercial Investors Still Face Problems with Lending

Commercial real estate investors in the UK could be encountering problems with bank lending, according to the latest result of a Jones Lang LaSalle reports...

Monday 21 Mar 2011

Japan Land Values Fall 3% in 2010

Land price values in Japan fell by three per cent last year, following a period of sustained growth the previous year, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism said in a report.....

Friday 18 Mar 2011

Commercial Investment to Rise in Europe

Direct investment in commercial real estate in Europe is expected to rise by 30 per cent in the coming year, with the market driven mainly by an increase in the number of cross-border buyers....

Wednesday 09 Mar 2011

Luxury Asian Property Values Rising

Government restrictions on the property market in Hong Kong have played an important role in helping the region to avoid an asset bubble forming. According to the latest report by Jones Lang LaSalle, which noted that despite the limits placed on the sector, the city's luxury residential properties continued to lead capital value growth across Asia Pacific through 2010....

Monday 07 Mar 2011

Office Property Dominates Inter-Regional Investment

Office property continues to make up the largest proportion of inter-regional investment around the world, with 58 per cent of all transactions for that asset class....

Monday 07 Mar 2011

Europe and Middle East Lead Cross-Border Investment

Cross-border investment around the world took a leap forward in 2010, indicating that a growing number of property professionals are feeling more confident about the performance of overseas markets....

Friday 04 Mar 2011

Global Office Markets Well Into Recovery

Office markets around the world are expected to enjoy the best trading and performance since 2007 in the coming 11 months, Jones Lang LaSalle has forecast. The property consultant has revealed that the worldwide market is currently at its strongest for two years....

Friday 04 Feb 2011

50% Increase in Global Real Estate Transitions

Global real estate transactions reached USD 316 billion in 2010, a full 50 per cent over the volume seen in the previous year, research from Jones Lang LaSalle has revealed. According to the property consultancy, this dramatic turnaround....

Friday 28 Jan 2011

Global Property Investment to Grow

Globally the total level of direct real estate investment is expected to grow by 20 per cent by the end of 2011, with the resurgence in activity led primarily by a rebound in interest in the US property market....

Monday 24 Jan 2011

UK Commercial Development Leads Europe

Commercial property development in the UK has been found to be the strongest of all European countries last year. Jones Lang LaSalle has highlighted the significant expansion that the sector has experienced over the past 12 months, with investment volumes in the region up 68 per cent year-on-year....

Thursday 20 Jan 2011

European Retail Investment Driven by the UK

Investment in retail properties in Europe climbed by 68 per cent during 2010, taking the total volume spent to EUR 20.6 billion for the year....

Monday 17 Jan 2011

Office Rents Rise in Manhattan

Office rents in Manhattan climbed for the first time in over 24 months during the fourth quarter of 2010, according to Cushman and Wakefield....

Friday 14 Jan 2011

Commercial Investment to Grow in Americas Region

Activity in the commercial sector in the Americas region is set to rise significantly in the coming year. Jones Lang LaSalle reports that volumes in 2010 are likely to be up by at least 90 per cent compared to 2009 levels....

Monday 20 Dec 2010

European Investors set to Return to Market in 2011

Confidence among investors in Europe is returning, with the New Year likely to bring with it a rise in activity. Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has forecast that transaction levels will rise by 30 per cent to reach EUR 130 billion....

Friday 17 Dec 2010

Asia Pacific Investment Ready to Grow in 2011

Interest in property in the Asia Pacific region is expected to continue into 2011, underpinned by strong economic and real estate fundamentals. Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) is confident that the current buoyancy seen in the market will be carried into the New Year....

Thursday 16 Dec 2010

Overseas Investors See Opportunities in Aussie Offices

Foreign buyers and investment funds have begun to return to the Australian office market, with the sector contributing 25 per cent of the total transactions for the year....

Wednesday 15 Dec 2010

European Commercial Investment Set to Jump in 2011

Investment in European commercial property is expected to rise by as much as 35 per cent in 2011, a new report has suggested. Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has forecast that the sector will see around EUR 130 billion spent next year...

Wednesday 15 Dec 2010

Investment in Asia-Pacific Property Remains Popular

Australia, Singapore and China are leading the commercial property market in the Asia-Pacific region in terms of direct investment, new figures show. According to figures from Jones Lang LaSalle, there is likely to be a further increase of buyers to the end of the year....

Tuesday 14 Dec 2010

UK Property Sector Set for Slow Growth

There is a mixed outlook for the UK real estate sector heading into the New Year, with the overall pace of economic recovery set to slow in 2011. According to various property consultants, a slowdown in the number of developments in the commercial market is expected to hamper recovery and in the residential sector prices and transactions are also set to slow....

Tuesday 30 Nov 2010

US Commercial Values See Record Growth

Commercial property prices in the US have enjoyed their biggest growth in over a decade of records, new data has found. According to Moody's Investor Service, on average the asset class rose in value by 4....

Thursday 25 Nov 2010

JLL Predicts Office Vacancy Rates Will Fall in 2011

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has claimed that global office vacancy rates will start to trend downwards during 2011, with many of the world's "high-order" markets firmly within the rental upswing phase....

Wednesday 24 Nov 2010

US Commercial Market Picking Up

US commercial properties are continuing to post improvements in their value, despite the uncertain economic conditions in the country. According to Investment Property Databank's (IPD) US Quarterly Property Index, the asset class has seen capital growth of 3....

Tuesday 23 Nov 2010

Jump in Commercial Investment Expected in 2011

New research has suggested that direct investment into global commercial property is likely to grow by between 25 and 35 per cent in 2011. The forecast will see the total level of transactions around the world reach in excess of USD350 billion....

Monday 22 Nov 2010

Commercial Investment Up But Volumes Constrain Sales

Analysts are predicting that the global commercial property market will continue to post growth into 2011, following a strong finish to this year. Worldwide investment in the asset class is expected to have grown by more than one-third by the end of 2010 when compared to figures from last year....

Thursday 18 Nov 2010

Middle Eastern Investors Eye Property in the US

Middle Eastern real estate investors are becoming increasingly prevalent in the US property market, it has been claimed. In total, there has been a 140 per cent jump in the amount of real estate purchased by Middle Eastern investors this year compared to last....

Thursday 04 Nov 2010

Investors Return to European Hotel Market

Investors are beginning to return to the global hotel market following the economic downturn, new research has claimed. Indeed, transactions over the course of the year are expected to hit USD18 billion, up 85 per cent in terms of volume compared to 2009....

Wednesday 03 Nov 2010

Central European Investment 'Mixed'

Investment in industrial property in Central European real estate markets has proved to be uneven over the first half of this year, new figures show. According to Jones Lang LaSalle's European Industrial Markets Autumn 2011 report, investment volumes remain below pre-economic crisis levels....

Friday 29 Oct 2010

EMEA Investment Volumes Outperforming 2009 Levels

Investment in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) is expected to be a full 30 per cent higher than in 2009 by the end of the year, it has been claimed. This is despite the region posting a 12 per cent decline in activity during the third quarter of 2010....

Thursday 28 Oct 2010

Americas Posting Strong Growth

Momentum is continuing to build in the Americas market, with transaction levels up by 12 per cent quarter-on-quarter. In particular, the US and Brazil have posted the strongest growth over the period, new research has found....

Thursday 28 Oct 2010

Foreign Investors Likely to Welcome CSR

The results of the recent comprehensive spending review (CSR) are likely to be welcomed by real estate investors looking to capitalise on the London property market. At least this is the view of GM Real Estate which claimed that the austerity measures had been received "fairly positively" so far....

Wednesday 27 Oct 2010

Shortage of Prime European Property Stalling Recovery

A lack of prime properties in Europe is stalling the recovery of the global real estate market, it has been suggested. The latest research from real estate consultancy Jones Lang LaSalle has found that total investment in commercial property during the third quarter of 2010 stood at USD 69 billion....

Wednesday 27 Oct 2010

Asia Pacific Investments Grow in Q3

Transaction levels were up by 12 per cent in the Asia Pacific region during the third quarter of 2010, compared to the previous three months, new figures have shown. The news suggests that there has been a rise in investor sentiment and optimism in the region....

Monday 25 Oct 2010

Surge of Interest in European Retail Property in Q3

European retail property has seen a surge in interest from investors during the third quarter of this year, new figures would suggest. Bloomberg reports that the renewed interest in the region has been led by a string of deals in Germany, Poland and the UK....

Friday 22 Oct 2010

Commercial Real Estate set for Massive Growth

The fourth quarter of 2010 and 2011 will see impressive gains made in commercial real estate markets, it has been suggested. That is one of the key findings of the recent Jones Lang LaSalle 2010 Investor Sentiment Survey, which also predicted that an increasing number of buyers would look to invest in commercial real estate within the next 12 months....

Tuesday 19 Oct 2010

London Rental Market is the ‘Best in Europe’

Prospective Buy to Let investors may be interested to hear that the real estate market in London offers the best potential for rental growth of any European market in the coming five years. According to real estate service provider Savills, the English capital will enjoy a significant increase in tenant demand over the period....

Friday 15 Oct 2010

Reducing Risk Important for Mena Investors

Reducing risk and increased market regulation remain the top two factors which are influencing investor decision making in Mena markets. At least, this is one of the findings of the recent Jones Lang LaSalle Investor Sentiment Survey....

Saturday 09 Oct 2010

Middle Eastern Buyers Favour Asia Pacific Property

Investor sentiment from buyers in the Middle East continues to favour the Asia Pacific, it has been found. Almost half of the individuals questioned in the Jones Lang LaSalle Investor Sentiment Survey believe that the region's real estate market will post the strongest performance in the coming months....

Friday 08 Oct 2010

Investors Look to Up Exposure to Higher Yields

Numerous office markets around the world have been earmarked as offering potential investors the chance of positive returns. Earlier this week, real estate consultancy firm Jones Lang LaSalle announced the fastest growing markets worldwide, with many posting significant per capita increases....

Thursday 07 Oct 2010

Investors Expect Mena Markets to Strengthen

The latest Jones Lang LaSalle Investor Sentiment Survey has found that a large number of real estate speculators are confident that capital values will increase in the majority of Mena markets next year....

Thursday 07 Oct 2010

Office Markets Grow Worldwide

Real estate consultancy firm Jones Lang LaSalle has announced the fastest growing office markets worldwide, with Dubai surging in front. The total area of occupied Grade A office space in the region increased by 2....

Wednesday 06 Oct 2010

Investors Holding On To Assets

The latest Real Estate Investor Sentiment Survey by Jones Lang LaSalle has found that over half of investors in Dubai's real estate market are planning on holding on to their property assets. According to the report, about one-fifth of investors are planning to sell their property in the region - a number which is equal to the number looking to buy....

Wednesday 06 Oct 2010

Commercial Property Investment to Reach USD300 Billion

Investment commercial real estate around the world is set to reach USD300 billion by the end of the year, Jones Lang LaSalle has predicted. According to the real estate consultancy, the sector is likely to enjoy a 40 to 50 per cent increase compared to the previous 12 months....

Thursday 30 Sep 2010

Commercial Property Prices on the Rebound

Globally, commercial property values and rental yields have been starting to rise once again as economies around the world return to strength. Following a turbulent two years the sector appears to be going through the early stages of recovery....

Wednesday 29 Sep 2010

Latin American Office Markets Set for Growth

Latin America's office market is poised for a decade of strong growth, it has been claimed. According to a Jones Lang LaSalle report, economic growth and a thriving jobs market will help to boost real estate in the region....

Tuesday 28 Sep 2010

Latin America in a Strong Position

A new report has suggested that the outlook for real estate in Latin America is positive. Consultancy firm Jones Lang LaSalle has made the predictions based on the region's sustainable economic growth....

Saturday 25 Sep 2010

Europe Leads Cross-Border Investment Activity

Property investors in Europe had the highest volumes of cross-border activity during the first half of 2010, new research has found. Financial and professional service firm Jones Lang LaSalle claims that over 54 per cent of all European transactions conducted in the first six months of the year were cross-border....

Friday 17 Sep 2010

Cross–Border Buying Boosts Commercial Property Transactions

The significant increase in global commercial real estate investment witnessed in 2010 compared to last year was bolstered by cross-border buying, it has been suggested. Research from Jones Lang LaSalle has found that commercial investment during the first half of 2010 totalled USD 132 billion - almost double the level seen in the period during 2009 (USD 76 billion)....

Thursday 16 Sep 2010