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Standard Life reported an "unprecedented level of customer contact" in the days following 6th April when new pension freedoms came into effect in Britain....
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After an encouraging year for foreign investment in its real estate sector, Turkey's government is set to boost the market further through the introduction.....
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An increase in sales by foreign buyers and institutional investors has led to predictions that unsold homes in Spain will shrink to 563,000 units in 2015....
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A new report published by trading platform Cofunds shows that net inflows into the Investment Management Association’s (IMA) Property sector...
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When the wealthiest industrialists and retailers start to sell off property at prices 30% less than those expected in 2013, you can be sure that there's trouble brewing in the real estate sector...
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The latest data from Investment Property Databank (better known as IPD) reflects very positively indeed on the UK...
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The NPI, which is based on approximately $320 billion worth of institutional commercial real estate investments, found that the total return of commercial real estate investments in the US in Q4 was 2.54%...
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According to a new report, the commercial real estate industry accounts for 2.5% of the European economy, more than the banking, telecommunications and automotive industries...
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New research has revealed that the real estate sector in London's South Bank district has outperformed the wider central London market since 2007...
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There has been an increase in the number of non-European buyers making an investment in the continent's property markets. According to the latest data published by CBRE...
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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...
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Investment in student accommodation in the UK has not diminished, despite fears that an increase in tuition fees, which is due to come into effect in September 2012, would discourage youngsters from applying for university...
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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...
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Investors who are willing to look at assets in the UK's regional commercial real estate markets could stand to generate some healthy returns, according to new research from DTZ...
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The level of investment pumped into property markets in western Europe increased by 11 per cent between the first half of 2012 and the same six-month period in 2011...
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The cautious approach to investment prevalent in Europe at present has helped support the UK's commercial property sector...
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There was a minimal improvement in the performance of the UK's commercial real estate sector in June, with CBRE revealing capital values slid by 0.5 per cent last month...
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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...
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An article in The Telegraph suggested France could be on the brink of a significant property market slump earlier this month, with Pierre Sabatier from consultancy PrimeView stating prices could drop by as much as 40 per cent over the next decade...
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The UK's commercial real estate market is being supported by the returns generated by investment properties in London. According to figures published by IPD, capital values for retail, industrial and office assets declined by 0.3 per cent...
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The West End was the best performing office market in central London during the first quarter of this year. The recent DTZ Central London Q1 Report revealed take up of commercial space in this district climbed by seven per cent...
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The return generated by central London offices increased to 0.6 per cent in March, rising from the 0.5 per cent recorded in February...
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The outlook for global commercial real estate markets appears to be brighter, while there are indications leasing activity is picking up around the world...
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The amount of cash expected to be made available for global commercial property investments has fallen by six per cent in 2012, compared to the capital on offer in the middle of last year..
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The volume of global commercial property transactions climbed in 2011 to hit USD 727 billion (GBP 457 billion). According to Cushman & Wakefield, this represents a 14 per cent increase over 2010, while the number of sales completed...
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China, China, China, oh crystal china ball please give us a sign; will the Chinese government's measures stifle foreign investment in Chinese real estate?
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Prime property investments will continue to be the main focus of those with money to plough into Europe's real estate sectors over the coming year...
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Demand for distressed real estate investments climbed during the final quarter of 2011, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) Global Distressed Property Monitor...
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Using equity to fund the purchase of real estate investments has become more popular than debt financing. This is the conclusion of a report published by Savills, which revealed the proportion of property transactions that are covered by mortgages has dropped over the last decade....
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Rental and capital value growth prospects for commercial real estate in Europe are lagging behind other world regions...
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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...
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The returns generated by London student property investments almost doubled in 2011, compared to the previous year. This is according to Knight Frank, which revealed a lack of supply in the real estate sector, coupled with strong demand, has helped push this assets class forward....
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A marginal decline of capital value growth in the UK's commercial property sector was recorded in December, new figures show. The IPD Monthly Index revealed the rate of appreciation of such real estate assets slid by...
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Those with commercial property investments in the UK have experienced "relatively healthy" returns during 2011, it has been asserted...
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Predictions for the year ahead in the prime central London property market are upbeat, which may encourage an increasing number of people to make a real estate investment in the city...
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The economic difficulties experienced by eurozone nations during 2011 have been well documented, with countries such as Spain, Portugal and Ireland seeing their property markets take a significant hit....
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At the beginning of December, the Financial Times reported that Lloyds Banking Group had opened discussions with US private equity group Lone Star about selling off GBP 900 million of distressed real estate loans....
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LaSalle Investment Management (LaSalle) has published its Investment Strategy Annual 2012, with predictions for the performance of international real estate markets over the coming year, as well as a focus on which assets are likely to be the targeted by investors....
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Last month, Australia's Clean Energy Future Bill passed through the senate and became law. The hotly-debated carbon tax is included in this piece of legislation, with commentators from a range of industries regularly debating the pros and cons of the new regulations...
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The value of homes in the UK has been broadly stable during 2011, posting slight gains at the start of the year followed by marginal declines in more recent months...
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Almost half a decade since the financial crisis started and we all live in a different world. Developers in the UK, US and many other locations have been hit from all angles...
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The London riots this summer certainly grabbed plenty of headlines, but has the civil unrest had a lasting impact on the city's property market? According to the director of Housenetwork Graham Lock, there hasn't been any lasting damage....
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Scotland and the north of England have experienced the greatest rises in property values over the past ten years, according to a new survey based on the price paid per square metre...
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Expectations of capital value falls in the UK's residential real estate market have been recorded in a new survey...
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Investment activity in the US commercial real estate sector has fallen back during the third quarter of the year, new research shows. Bloomberg cited the preliminary figures released by Real Capital Analytics...
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During the third quarter of this year, demand among commercial tenants fell into negative territory for the first time in 12 months, the latest research from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) shows....
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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...
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The impressive growth in house values in London may slow down and plateau over the autumn and winter months, it has been suggested...
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DTZ has revised its estimations on the amount of capital that will be available to invest in global real estate markets in 2012...
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The latest House Price Sentiment Index compiled by Knight Frank and Markit has revealed that homeowners believe property values have fallen in September, although the pace of decline is thought to be slowing....
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Significant changes to the dynamics of the real estate sector across the board - from development and construction to investment - need to be recognised and acted upon, a new report has claimed...
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Economic uncertainty is weighing on the property market in the UK, the latest survey carried out by the Royal Institution of Charted Surveyors (RICS) shows...
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Australia's economic fundamentals are strong enough to warrant a forecast of strong growth for the country's property market in the long-term...
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Transaction volumes in the commercial real estate sector continued on their upward course during the first half of the year, beating the first six months of 2010 by around eight per cent...
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House prices in the UK dropped marginally in August compared to July, according to the latest figures released by Nationwide. The company's index of home values in the country registered a 0.6 per cent fall...
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The future of global real estate securities is expected to be a positive one, according to an expert in the field. Allan Supple stated that it has outperformed all other asset classes so far in 2011 and the outlook "remains pretty positive"....
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Following the announcement earlier this month that Standard and Poor's had downgraded the US's credit rating from its AAA status to AA+, global markets tumbled, with billions of dollars wiped off the price of stocks and shares around the world...
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The commercial real estate sector in the US has been impacted by the country's low level of economic growth, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) has warned. The organisation moderated its predictions for the coming months due to the slowdown in the economy and poor job creation figures...
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Demand for distressed property rose significantly around the world during the second quarter of the year, the latest research from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) shows...
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People who have ploughed their money into real estate assets are likely to find that this class has outperformed other sectors in terms of the return generated on the initial outlay...
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The latest US housing data published by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) has revealed that property prices in metropolitan areas...
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International buyers are the driving force behind the real estate sector in London...
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Turnover of office space in top German locations (cities like Berlin, Frankfurt/Main, Munich and Stuttgart) increased by 19% in the first half of this year...
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Commercial property is outperforming the residential sector in the US, new research has revealed...
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The London property market is booming. Recent indices have suggested that as the rest of the UK's real estate sector stagnates and splutters toward recovery, the English capital is racing ahead in terms of sales, stability and capital growth...
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After more than 10 years since the infamous BRICs Report by Jim O'Neil of Goldman Sachs – the latest "next big thing" to invest in according to one research house is MINT...
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Political turmoil in the Middle East and other Gulf regions will be a boost to the property market in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, it has been suggested. According to a poll by Reuters, many investors view the emirates as safe havens amid the troubles....
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The latest IPD France Annual Property Index has revealed that the commercial real estate sector enjoyed a noticeable recovery in 2010 following two years of falls and inactivity...
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Overseas investment in China climbed by 32.2 per cent in February compared to the same period a year previously, official data has shown. However, despite the year-on-year rise, it still remained below the level of activity recorded during January, the commerce ministry said....
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A quarter of property professionals in the Middle East have admitted that their understanding of the real estate sector in Abu Dhabi is "poor", the results of a recent survey have revealed....
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According to the latest Moody's/REAL Commercial Property Price Index, US commercial property prices rose 1.3 per cent in October from the previous month, the second consecutive month of growth....
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As we head in to 2011, property investors around the world are likely to be more cautious about where they spend their money. Many potential buyers are now seeking out markets with secure economic fundamentals and developments with the potential of realistic returns....
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Recent research has suggested that emerging markets around the world are continually outperforming their more established rivals in the real estate sector. And now figures released during the Beirut International Property Fair suggest that this trend is becoming even more widespread....
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The real estate sector in the Middle East is continuing to attract the attention of prospective investors, new research suggests. Despite a bleak global economic outlook, a study by online business intelligence platform Zawya found that real estate is one of the most popular projects being tracked by professionals....
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Emerging markets around the world are continuing to outperform their more established rivals in the real estate sector, the latest research has suggested. According to the latest Global Retail Market View from CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), the ongoing growth of the region's middle class is contributing to this success....
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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that many key real estate markets in Asia could be at risk of overheating unless action is taken. According to the body, increasing levels of speculative activity, rising vacancy rates in commercial units, mortgage credit growth and massive capital inflow points towards a worrying future for the sector....
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The real estate sector in Eastern Europe has weathered the worst of the crisis and prices are now rising once again, a new index has suggested. Real estate advisors Ober Haus has found that property values in three key Baltic capital cities are on the up, following drastic falls during the global economic downturn....
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The commercial real estate sector is enjoying a run of good fortune of late, with stronger leasing volumes, more property-management work and increased investment sales, it has been claimed....
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