Asian Cities Research

Savills Research & Consultancy aims to offer objective advice to clients in order to help them make well-informed real estate related decisions and realise pre-defined goals.

The challenges to London's attractiveness to international investors
15 August 2012

In 2011, 60% of all central London commercial property investment was by non-domestic investors. Investors came from 27 countries, more than any other world city by a considerable margin.

 

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Korea Logistics 2H 2016

Korea Logistics 2H 2016

22 November 2016

This survey was conducted to better understand tenants’ logistics centre preferences. With the survey results, Savills subsequently analysed key considerations and requirements for occupiers.   Logistics tenants can be broadly categorised into either 3PL, manufacturing or retail. According to our survey, companies with a yearly sales volume exceeding KRW1 trillion, including Hyundai Logistics, CJ Korea Express and Hanjin Express, owned or leased more than 50 logist

 
 
 
Beijing Retail 2H 2016

Beijing Retail 2H 2016

31 October 2016

City-wide retail sales exceeded RMB1 trillion for the first time in 2015; however, the year-on-year (YoY) growth rate witnessed a slowdown during 1H/2016, registering only 3.8% growth and marking a historical low since 2006.

 
 
 
Chengdu Office 2H 2016

Chengdu Office 2H 2016

31 October 2016

The third G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting of 2016 was held in Chengdu on July 23 to 24, the first time any G20 conference was held in Midwestern China since the forum’s establishment. Successfully hosting the meeting has generated a new wave of interest in the city, which will help Chengdu further develop into a National Central City and international metropolis, accelerate the development of the tertiary industry, attract more tenants, and turn the city into Ch

 
 
 
Guangzhou Residential 2H 2016

Guangzhou Residential 2H 2016

31 October 2016

Guangzhou is the traditional commercial and trading centre of southern China, and has experienced steady economic growth, as well as property development, in recent years. Covering an area of 7434.4 sq km, it has a population of 13.50 million. The population density is 1816 per sq km, which is lower than both Shenzhen and Shanghai. As a result, the city enjoys a comparatively comfortable living environment.

 
 
 
Hong Kong Retail 2H 2016

Hong Kong Retail 2H 2016

31 October 2016

Vertical retail or so-called “Ginza-style” retail is increasingly popular in Hong Kong with both landlords and tenants, but this retail format offers both unique challenges as well as advantages to investors and users.

 
 
 
Kuala Lumpur Retail 2H 2016

Kuala Lumpur Retail 2H 2016

31 October 2016

Malaysia's real GDP growth projection for 2016 remains at 4.2% amidst uncertain global economic conditions. Domestic demand continues to be the growth engine for the Malaysian economy as a result of improvements in private consumption. Consumer sentiment remain subdued, with the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) sentiment index below the 100-point confidence threshold for the eighth consecutive quarter, in the wake of a series of events such as the drop in crude oil prices, curr

 
 
 
Osaka Residential Sales 2H 2016

Osaka Residential Sales 2H 2016

31 October 2016

While Tokyo remains a prime target for many regional investors, attention has gradually spread to other cities in Japan – especially to Osaka, the country’s second biggest property market. Encompassing seven prefectures, the Greater Osaka (or “Kinki”) region1 is home to over 20 million people, making it the eighth largest urban agglomeration in the world. The central urban area of Osaka City is an economic powerhouse and a top destination for Japan’s largest corp

 
 
 
Singapore Residential 2H 2016

Singapore Residential 2H 2016

31 October 2016

While the rest of the economy laboured under the yoke of slowing global growth, competition from disruptive technologies and a slew of cooling measures, the Oil, Gas and Marine (O&M) industries were still enjoying their days in the sun. That was until oil prices started to tip over in October 2014. From that day on, things never looked the same for not only those in the industry, but also for corporate and enterprise bankers as well.

 
 
 
Shanghai Retail 2H 2016

Shanghai Retail 2H 2016

31 October 2016

The growing purchasing power of Chinese consumers combined with government initiatives encouraging domestic consumption and the services industry have helped the retail market grow. However, profits of brick and mortar retailers are becoming increasingly squeezed by the rise of e-commerce, which continues to enjoy strong government support.

 
 
 
Shenzhen Residential 2H 2016

Shenzhen Residential 2H 2016

31 October 2016

Shenzhen, China’s first Special Economic Zone, borders Hong Kong and is home to many migrants from across China. The city has been earmarked as an innovation hub in the 13th five-year plan. By the end of 2014, the population had reached 10.77 million, of which the migrant population accounted for 70.8%. Due to the large mobile population, the residential market constantly sees new demand.

 
 
 

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