As the movie adaption of Crazy Rich Asians storms Hollywood, all eyes are on the displays of opulence from the characters – and high-end living in Singapore and Hong Kong.
Singapore’s retail property market continued to see signs of volatility in the second quarter, highlighting challenges from e-commerce and new supply facing the sector.
Singapore’s new policies aimed at tempering house-price gains were the latest government effort to address a growing lack of affordability in cities worldwide.
A major player in commercial real estate markets, Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds are facing a challenging late-cycle investment environment that is impacting their deployment strategies.
The level of governmental action needed to meet the Paris emissions targets remains far short, but private actors, including many in the global real estate sector, are taking up the challenge.
All retailers face the need for repairs and refurbishments to the buildings they occupy but scaffolding obscuring store entrances can be off-putting for shoppers.
The boom in urban populations as well as investment in public transport is pushing companies and investors to explore space outside traditional city centers.
Robots butlers, keyless entry and virtual reality-enhanced room bookings: Hotel guests are increasingly being greeted by these once futuristic tech features around the world.
From mega-mergers to niche acquisitions, consolidation is recalibrating the balance of power in the hotel industry as established operators get bigger and smaller brands seek new ways to differentiate themselves.
As the Brent crude price climbs from the sub-$30 lows, SWF outbound property investment volumes are set to bounce back, too.
Faced with one of the fastest-aging populations in Asia, the Singapore government increasingly has been asking how can our built environment support this silver generation?
While global growth in 2019 is expected to be slower than 2018, technology companies and global retailers continue to expand in Southeast Asia.
The hotel real estate market is expected to remain healthy in 2019, thanks to strong fundamentals driven by a positive outlook on tourism travels, sustained growth forecasts for hotel operating performance and a record level of dry power for acquisitions. Return on hotel investment is attractive, compared to other asset classes and we expect global hotel investment volumes to hold steady in 2019.
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