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Global Market Perspective | Q1 2016

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Corporates in growth mode despite global headwinds

Leasing levels move in line with investor activity 

Global real estate markets at a glance

Office Leasing Volumes

Office Vac​​​​​ancy Rates

Capital Value Growth

+14% y-o-y


+8.5% y-o-y​​​

The occupational markets take the driving seat

JLL's Global Market Perspective has chronicled the journey of the world’s dominant real estate markets since the depths of the Great Recession in 2008, a journey that has been led throughout by strengthening investment markets as a huge weight of money targets real estate assets. But, as we move into 2016, the dynamics have started to shift, with the occupational markets now registering greater momentum. Market fundamentals are improving across all major global regions and property sectors, and recent leasing activity has surprised on the upside. Geopolitical and economic headwinds will weigh on business activity over the coming months, but for now, corporate occupiers remain in growth mode which, combined with tightening supply, will support rental value growth during 2016 in most major markets.​​

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