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Global Market Perspecti​ve Q4 2014​​​​​​​​

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An active and competitive real estate landscape

Global real estate markets at a glance

Investment Volumes

Office Vacancy Rate

Capital Value Growth

+15% y-o-y

12.9%

8.9%


An active investment market supported by improving fundamentals

The global real estate investment landscape remains very active. A significant weight of capital is chasing commercial real estate, despite mounting geopolitical and economic uncertainty which does not appear to be overly concerning the market for now. Barring an escalation of such risks, momentum is expected to build during 2015, albeit at a slower pace, supported by improving fundamentals. Conditions in the occupational markets, while more diverse, are moving more decisively into upswing, led by the U.S., London and select Asian markets. Tenant options are being squeezed in many markets due to the dearth of quality space and corporate occupiers will be increasingly exposed to rental cost inflation over the next 12 months as positive sentiment extends over a wider geography.

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