Grade A office rents in Greater Central softened significantly in Q3 against a backdrop of weak leasing demand in core areas and a continuing trend of MNCs relocating to non-core areas. A slew of pre-leasing transactions agreed well before the social unrest commenced, contributed to an overall positive absorption, but in general, tenants held off committing to relocations or expansion in the face of growing economic and social instability.


Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK), a leading global real estate services firm, today released the report Placemaking: An action kit for urban public space in China. According to the report, when considering urban public space in China, the aim for local governments is to generate all-inclusive citizen-friendly settings that are also economically sustainable.

Akibat dari meningkatnya perang dagang dan ketidakpastian politik menjelang akhir Quartal kedua, kepercayaan pasar kemudian mejadi turun. Dimana ada peningkatan sedikit pada pasar investasi properti di Quartal Kedua 2019, meskipun modal dari Cina daratan tetap menguat, karena investor saat ini lebih aktif dan berfokus pada peluang di sektor perkantoran.

Cushman & Wakefield, a leading global real estate services firm, was recognized for its excellence and professionalism at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Awards China 2019 in Shanghai with a number of accolades including: Winner for Professional Consultancy Service Team of the Year – Real Estate; Certificates of Excellence for Research Team of the Year, Facility Management Team of the Year, Best Deal of the Year — Investment Transaction, Best Deal of the Year — Leasing Transaction; and Finalist Awards for Regeneration Team of the Year, Commercial Project of the Year and Sustainability Achievement of the Year.

Cushman & Wakefield, a leading global real estate services firm, recently released its research publication Mainland China Unicorns – Galloping to New Markets. According to the report, mainland China has seen a rapid increase of domestic unicorn companies present in the region over the past five years.

Office absorption rose to 77,101 sq ft in Q1 from negative territory, supported by the realization of pre-commitments in two recent completions totalling 127,483 sq ft along with some easing in trade tensions between China and the U.S. Demand was heavily driven by relocation and consolidation requirements, with the insurance sector particularly active.

Mainland Chinese Real Estate Investment Overseas (MCREIO) hit a four-year low of US$15.7 billion in 2018, a marked decline of 63% y-o-y amid weakening Chinese investor sentiment, tightened policy control and growing economic headwinds, according to Cushman & Wakefield Research’s 2019 Outbound Investor Intention Survey.

Cushman & Wakefield, a global leader in commercial real estate services, noted that global uncertainties have made an impact on the Hong Kong property market, leading to falling home sales and prices, alongside decelerating growth in office and retail rents in core areas. The property investment market has begun to cool with transaction volumes in Q4 expected to shrink to half the level in Q3. The outlook for the first half of 2019 is muted for all sectors.