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2022 Global Investor Outlook Report

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Optimistic prospects for real estate investments across Asia Pacific.

The 2022 Global Investor Outlook report is based on the results of a focused investor survey and in-depth interviews with our Capital Markets leaders across the world, exploring investor sentiment, strategies and the forces that will shape global real estate markets in 2022 and beyond.


Key global themes:

Global Capital is back! Investors are bullish on economic growth prospects for 2022.

  • Tier-1 global markets of London, New York, Tokyo and Paris are at the top of investors’ wish-list.
  • Core/core-plus offices are the top strategy pick for 2022.
  • Investing with intent: Social and environmental trends are a clear priority for investors in 2022 and beyond. 75% of investors are integrating environmental considerations in their strategies.
  • Partnership is key for investors as both a buying strategy and to diversify portfolios.
  • 80% of investors cited rising construction costs as a major concern for 2022, but investors are positive on market fundamentals overall.


Key Asia Pacific themes:

2022 will be an exceptional year for Asia Pacific (APAC) real estate investments.

  • Optimism across the APAC region continues to gather momentum and investors will have a clear appetite to expand their portfolios.
  • Industrial & Logistics assets will be the most sought after in APAC, with >20% of investors anticipating capital value gains of 10 – 20% in value-add assets.
  • Core-plus offices in Tier-1 cities like Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo will continue to garner keen interest from investors.
  • Multifamily/built-to-rent (BTR) properties are also an increasingly sought-after asset class, with investors targeting both core and development projects.
  • Investors see significant potential for the appreciation and repurposing of retail assets, and some 38% of investors will be looking into the hotel sector.
  • Specialised assets, particularly data centres, life sciences and healthcare, are expected to help boost investment volumes in 2022.

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2022 Global Investor Outlook Report

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Terence Tang

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A veteran in the real estate industry, Terence has more than 30 years of experience in principal real estate investment management and advisory services. Over the years, he has undertaken more than 150 real estate transactions, with a combined value of over USD12 billion – spanning different sectors across Asia.

At Colliers, Terence helms the Capital Markets & Investment Services Asia business, which is made up of a team of more than 130 senior Investment Services executives across the region.

Prior to joining Colliers, Terence was with Invesco Real Estate Group, where he was the Head of China before relocating back to Singapore to assume the role of Head of Southeast Asia.

Before Invesco acquired the Asia Pacific real estate fund management platform of AIG in January 2011, Terence was the Managing Director of AIG Global Real Estate Group, overseeing the real estate business in Greater China.

Prior to AIG, Terence led deal sourcing, evaluation, negotiation, due diligence, and acquisition of deals in Asia for the Government Investment Corporation of Singapore (GIC) as Senior Vice President, Investment & Asset Management. He also led the Asia Assets Restructuring Group, overseeing and ensuring improved asset performance for various commercial buildings in Asia Pacific.

Terence was formerly the Head of China Investments with Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), where he was instrumental in setting up and heading the business unit. Earlier in his career, Terence was also the Managing Director of JLL Singapore before he left to join GIC Real Estate.

Terence is a frequent speaker at several real estate conferences, some of which include ANREV, Private Equity Real Estate (PERE) Asia Summit, China Global Real Estate Institute, Deutsche Bank Access China, Real Estate Investment World, and Vision Insights and Perspectives, among others.

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