27.08.2012 - Investment values in Asia Pacific point to resilience
Despite global headwinds and a challenging global economic environment, strong investment volumes in the Asia Pacific property market point to signs of resilience, according to the latest analysis of the market by Jones Lang LaSalle in their Q2 2012 Asia Pacific Property Digest (APPD). However, a slowdown in leasing activity points suggests that the region is not completely immune. Direct commercial real estate investment activity rebounded in Q2 with volumes increasing 26 percent y-o-y to US$26 billion. Japan saw the biggest y-o-y growth (290 percent) as it recovered from the Tohoku earthquake last March, while Hong Kong, Singapore and China also registered strong double-digit growth...............................................Full Article: Source
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