The ongoing recovery of the major Asia Pacific real estate markets are driven by improving business sentiments and demand for office and industrial assets.
Major Asia Pacific real estate markets continued to build on an ongoing recovery, driven mainly by demand in the office and industrial segments amid waning Covid-19 concerns, which helped to improve business sentiment and strengthen the overall economic outlook.
Regional trends and key report highlights for Asia Pacific:
- Resurgence in demand of premium assets in Sydney as companies are looking for workplaces for their employees. In Melbourne, there is a substantial uptick in interest from institutional investors.
- We are expecting an increase in demand for high-quality commercial and industrial properties as well as core office assets in Auckland.
- Investors led the growing demand for office space and business parks in China's markets.
- Despite office and retail transactions remaining subdued, investors turned to Hong Kong’s hotel assets, recognising their potential to generate steady revenues.
- Interest picked up in commercial properties and investors returned to Singapore in strength.
- Korea's market saw fewer, but bigger, deals involving large-sized premium properties.
- Sustained interest from J-REITs fuelled investments in the office, residential and logistics sectors to remain at healthy levels in Japan’s market.
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