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Global Market Perspective | Q3 2015

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Real Estate Markets Thrive despite Economic Headwinds


Global real estate markets at a glance

Investment Volumes

Office Vacancy Rates

Capital Value Growth

+9% y-o-y


+7.6% y-o-y

Investment and occupational markets move in tandem

Momentum continues to build in the world’s major commercial real estate markets and, for the first time in the current cycle, growth in leasing activity has matched that of investment. Significantly, office leasing volumes are at their highest level for more than three years, with healthy uplifts recorded across all three global regions. Meanwhile, investor appetite for real estate shows no signs of abating, with a potential Grexit, China stock market volatility and expectations of rising U.S. interest rates doing little to knock real estate investment off its stride.

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