Blog posts September 2022

What the Empire State Building is telling us about sustainable development in NYC!

The Empire State Building in New York City is literally a brilliant symbol of sustainability. The lights that define the skyline of the building are driven exclusively by green energy at night. Given the status of the landmark as a recognized global icon, its change to sustainability is a clear sign…

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California's deep-seated trends in single-family residential construction

California's deep-seated trends in single-family residential construction: 22,600 SFR began in the six-month period ending March 2021. This is 7,900 fewer beginnings than the same period one year ago, a decrease of 26%.
In 2020 there were 49,800 SFR starts. This is down 16 percent from 2019 or 9,40…

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Rent spirals for landlords waiting for relief of $47 billion!

Lincoln Eccles, who is in the Crown Heights area of Brooklyn, New York, owns a 14-unit building, claims it is flooded with unwanted telephone calls, texts and e-mails from investors. Sales would provide some relief—the pandemic placed him behind taxes and gas bills for a year. But he'd like to move …

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The rise in Hong Kong home prices is expected to slow in late 2018.

Developers in Hong Kong will be pushed to build smaller units as a result of a new tax.

The upward march of house prices will moderate in the second half, according to JLL's mid-year 2018 Hong Kong property forecast, after the Government implemented a new vacancy tax and curbs on the Pre-sale Con…

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The main driver of Hong Kong office leasing activity is co-working operators.

Despite persistent global economic concern and a collapsing local stock market, co-working operators remained a prominent source of demand in the office leasing market in December last year, according to JLL's latest Hong Kong Property Market Monitor report. qatar dale

Eaton House, a coworking s…

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Transparency in Asia Pacific property markets is being aided by technology.

Proptech adoption offers a huge opportunity for mature economies in Asia Pacific, such as Singapore, Hong Kong, and Japan, to promote real estate transparency. According to JLL's Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI) 2018, these top investment locations are on the verge of joining the 'Highl…

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Manila has the most annual price appreciation of any housing market in the world, at 22%.

The recent Global Residential Cities Index found that the average yearly price increase for all 150 cities was 4.3 percent.

Manila top the yearly world rankings for the second straight quarter, according to worldwide property consultant Knight Frank's latest Global Residential Cities Index, with …

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In 2011, cross-border commercial investment activity benefited London, New York, and Paris the most.

According to Jones Lang LaSalle's Year End 2011 Global Capital Flows Report, direct commercial investment totaled US$410.6 billion in 2011, up 28% from 2010.

"Despite the financial crisis of the last two years, commercial real estate remains a key asset class for many investors," said David Green…

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Global Office Markets are Expected to Recover Slowly in 2013.

Global office markets will rebound slowly, according to Cushman & Wakefield's Global Office Forecast released this week, with many important markets ready to continue growing in 2012 and 2013. for sale apartments

While office markets around the world started the year strong, concern and uncertai…

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