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Global Market Perspective | Q2 2015

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Global real estate finds new rhythm

Global real estate markets at a glance

Investment Volumes

Office Vacancy Rates

Capital Value Growth

+9% y-o-y


+7.0% y-o-y

Markets settle into a steady growth pattern

Following a strong final quarter of 2014, the first few months of 2015 have seen the global real estate market settle into a steady pattern of growth. The dominant real estate markets are displaying an air of quiet confidence, underpinned by expectations of robust activity and performance during the course of 2015. Corporates are now committing to new office space, improving consumer confidence has put the stride back into the retail markets, and the warehousing sector is benefiting from the vigorous expansion of e-commerce. Now that the global economy appears to be on a sounder footing, the main downside risks are geopolitical.

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