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Asia Pacific Market Snapshot | Q2 2022

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Strong performances in the major Asia Pacific real estate markets are driven mainly by investor demand for commercial and industrial assets.

Major real estate markets across Asia Pacific posted strong performances in Q2 2022, steered mainly by demand in the commercial and industrial segments as both domestic and international investors took a long-term view in the face of geopolitical and macroeconomic uncertainty.

Regional trends and key report highlights for Asia Pacific:

  • Major cities in Australia witnessed over USD2.3 billion worth of deals with overseas investors dominating the market.

  • Activity in China’s key markets was led by domestic investors pursuing deals mostly in the office and business park segments.

  • A weak Japanese yen and widening interest rate spreads drew the interest of overseas buyers.

  • Singapore's property market retained the momentum of previous quarters, despite a quarterly drop in volumes.

  • Transaction volumes picked up in Hong Kong, owning to the relaxation of social-distancing measures as market participants made the most of it.

  • In Korea, limited supply of office space combined with high demand have led to a stable increase in core office unit prices per pyeong (3.3 sq m).

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Asia Pacific Market Snapshot | Q2 2022

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John Howald

Executive Director, Head of International Capital, Asia Pacific

Capital Markets & Investment Services

An accomplished leader in real estate cross-border investments and advisory, John brings a wealth of knowledge, expertise and track record from over 15 years of successfully securing investment opportunities and divesting large scale assets and portfolios for global capital.

John is the Executive Director, Head of International Capital across Asia Pacific for the Capital Markets & Investment Services business at Colliers. In this role, he is responsible for growing cross border investment activity from Asia Pacific in collaboration with the global capital markets teams. He leads international client relationship development and provides real estate investment and divestment advice, including origination and completion of investment transactions with global capital sources.

Prior to Colliers, John led Jones Lang LaSalle’s International Investment team in Japan, focusing on cross-border investment and structuring advice for direct real estate transactions and equity raises. John had previously worked as a real estate, hospitality and M&A advisor for a global consultancy in Tokyo and New York, as well as at a US-based developer.

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John Marasco

Managing Director | Capital Markets & Investment Services

Investment Services


I have been with Colliers International for over 25 years and am the Managing Director of Capital Markets & Investment Services, Australia as well as the State Chief Executive of Victoria.  

I have established a strong reputation in the Capital Markets space and have formed close relationships with major investors and institutions on a global scale. In recent years, I have negotiated some of Australia’s largest real estate transactions and have been instrumental in successfully brokering many substantial transactions with overseas investors entering the Australian market. My extensive connectivity in the global real estate market can unite capital with local expertise, regardless of location.

Our national Investment Services business represents market specializations including Capital Markets and Investment Sales. The two clear divisions servicing the Australian commercial office market ensures complete market coverage, efficiency and premium experiences and successes for our clients. 

‚ÄčAs a long standing senior member within Colliers International, I have played an integral role in contributing to the business's success in Australia. I hold a number of senior positions with Colliers including a member of the National Executive Board. I am committed to the success of the business by providing our people with the tools they require to deliver incomparable service and results.

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Asia Pacific Market Snapshot | Q2 2022