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Southeast Asia -- a hidden gem for property investment?

20 October​
Southeast Asia -- a hidden gem for property investment?

Conversations among real estate investors in recent weeks have mostly focused on Japan's low interest rates, the potential ...

The significance of near-zero U.S. interest rate on Asia’s real estate market​

18 September​
The significance of near-zero U.S. interest rate on Asia’s real estate market​

The U.S. Federal Reserve has decided to leave U.S. rates unchanged ...

The potential impact of Singapore’s election outcome on real estate​

9 September​
The potential impact of Singapore’s election outcome on real estate​

Singapore’s economy contracted at an annualized 4.6 percent in the three months to June and the local dollar has ...
ANALYSIS: China’s stock market vola​tility

28 August​
ANALYSIS: China’s stock market vola​tility

Recent dramatic movements in stock markets have highlighted the differences in terms of volatility between equity investments and real estate ...
ANALYSIS: Yuan Depreciation – Real Estate Implications

24 August​
ANALYSIS: Yuan Depreciation – Real Estate Implications

The recent devaluation of the yuan has created a great deal of "confused signaling" as the world ...
Asia’s commercial p​roperty markets defy global jitters

21 August​
Asia’s commercial p​roperty markets defy global jitters

In recent months, Asian markets paused to see how the drama in the eurozone and jitters in China’s financial markets would develop ...
Asian Investment into Northern England seen rising

10 August​
Asian Investment into Northern England seen rising

Asian investors and developers are increasingly seeking real estate opportunities in cities in the north of England. ...
ASEAN Economic Community: where are the opportunities??

10 July​
ASEAN Economic Community: where are the opportunities?

Vietnam’s largest city, Ho Chi Minh, has been named the world’s most improved city in JLL’s City Momentum Index ...
Ho Chi Minh is w​orld’s most improved city, says JLL report

7 July​
Ho Chi Minh is w​orld’s most improved city, says JLL report

Vietnam’s largest city, Ho Chi Minh, has been named the world’s most improved city in JLL’s City Momentum Index ...
How is Abenomics transforming Japan?

30 June
How is Abenomics transforming Japan?

Abenomics has brought about many benefits to the domestic economy, specifically to the real estate market ...
How is Southeast Asia wooing investors?

30 Apr
How is Southeast Asia wooing investors?

Southeast Asia is rapidly growing, helped by leaders who are supportive of industries and trade...
ASEAN: open for business?

15 Apr
ASEAN: open for business?

As Jakarta prepares to host the World Economic Forum East Asia, investors are asking whether the AEC will be fully formed...
Outsourcing in Asia - where next?

3 Mar
Outsourcing in Asia - where next?

Business Process Outsourcing is a business phenomenon that has transformed two economies in Asia: India and the Philippines.
Services sector real estate expands in China, despite GDP slow down

11 Feb
The case for better corporate governance

Prior to 2008, Asia held a reputation as the Wild East in terms of corporate-governance and the way companies monitored their operations.
Davos 2015: India revs up its growth engine

04 Feb
Davos 2015: India revs up its growth engine

JLL’s Anuj Puri invites investors to explore the Indian economy as it enters a new era of growth, fuelled by ‘Modi mania’ and a revitalising reform agenda
Services sector real estate expands in China, despite GDP slow down

30 Jan
Asia's coming infrastructure boom

Asia is set for a huge infrastructure boost that has the potential to revolutionise the continent, says JLL’s Jeremy Sheldon
Services sector real estate expands in China, despite GDP slow down

28 Jan
Services sector real estate expands in China, despite GDP slow down

Economic growth in the world’s second largest economy has slowed to a 24-year low but some sectors are benefiting from China’s ‘new normal’, according to JLL.
Betting on Macau's success

19 Jan
Betting on Macau's success

A building boom has transformed the former Portuguese economy into a playground for Chinese consumers
Doing business in 1980s China

18 Dec
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Doing business in 1980s China
Why a warehouse is the best real estate investment opportunity in China

16 Dec
Why a warehouse is the best real estate investment opportunity in China

Industrial real estate is China's most promising property investment prospect, according to a new report.
How Shanghai's property market emerged over two decades

11 Dec
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How Shanghai's property market emerged over two decades
How Hong Kong is attracting millennial travellers

28 Nov
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Beijing: from symbolic capital to Chinese super-city
How Hong Kong is attracting millennial travellers

24 Nov
Can an office refit really improve productivity?

Businesses that take health and well-being seriously will reap the rewards, says JLL's Peter Hilderson
How Hong Kong is attracting millennial travellers

24 Nov
Asia’s retail restaurant race heats up

A diversified food and beverage offering is key to the future of retail space in Asia Pacific
How Hong Kong is attracting millennial travellers

20 Nov
How Hong Kong is attracting millennial travellers

Has Hong Kong lost its appeal as a mainstay among Chinese travellers? It's a question the hospitality industry...
Robots in retail: the future of shopping in Asia Pacific

19 Nov
Robots in retail: the future of shopping in Asia Pacific

Could you accept a coffee from a robotic Batista? Or buy an outfit from an moving mannequin...
Sharing space: the future of real estate in the age of collective economies

06 Nov
Sharing space: the future of real estate in the age of collective economies

The shared economy concept is already being embraced by companies such as travel site Airbnb and car-sharing site Bla Bla Car.
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The role of robots in the workplaces of the future

04 Nov
The role of robots in the workplaces of the future

It was a bizarre scene: a businessman walking through a crowded conference hall, talking to a large piece of machinery.
Future trends for Asia's luxury malls

31 Oct
Future trends for Asia's luxury malls

Top tier shopping centres of the future must offer more than diamonds and designer fashions to attract the region’s sophisticated demographic of luxury shoppers; they need to wow their target market with futuristic technology and bespoke experiences.
How hotels are capturing a new designer dream

28 Oct
How hotels are capturing a new designer dream

For years, hotel operators and developers have collaborated with luxury fashion houses to combine the best of five-star hospitality with flashes of designer fashion.
The new office romance

24 Oct
The new office romance

JLL's Director of Workplace Experience Services in Asia Pacific tells Charlotte Ashton how he's making us fall in love with the office.
Chinese invest in 'trophy' hotels worldwide

20 Oct
Chinese invest in 'trophy' hotels worldwide

China's appetite for international travel is further encouraging investors to seek out luxury hotel assets in major cities.
India, the growth story of the century?

13 Oct
India, the growth story of the century?

After years of lacklustre growth and wasted potential India is turning a corner. New Prime Mi??nister Narendra Modi promised to kickstart the economy...
What do dogs have to do with workplace productivity?

10 Oct
What do dogs have to do with workplace productivity?

Play pens, climbing walls and rooftop bars are just some of the novelties creeping into Japanese offices.
Asia's ultra-rich reap the rewards of real estate

01 Oct
Sri Lanka’s untapped potential

Sri Lanka continues to witness tremendous growth. Visitor arrivals have almost tripled over the last decade and more international hospitality brands appearing in the capital, Colombo.
Asia's ultra-rich reap the rewards of real estate

30 Sep
Asia's ultra-rich reap the rewards of real estate

The number of billionaires around the world has hit an all-time high, according to the latest Wealth X/UBS billionaire census with real estate ranking third as the biggest driver of wealth.
How Alibaba is changing retail in China

16 Sep
How Alibaba is changing retail in China

Remarkable economic growth and the rise of the digital generation have collided in China, serving as a catalyst for the e-commerce boom
Tianjin Eco-city: China’s blueprint for urban development in Asia?

16 Sep
Tianjin Eco-city: China’s blueprint for urban development in Asia?

Is building a city from scratch a solution to Asia’s expanding population or a costly experiment?
The ‘death’ of the department store??

10 Sep
The ‘death’ of the department store??

As global retailers continue their rapid expansion into Asia, and across the world, the big question is how the traditional department store...
The state of innovation in real estate

5 Sep
The state of innovation in real estate

What will disrupt our industry in the coming years? As the World Economic Forum prepares to gather in Tianjin to discuss science...
Introduction of REITs in India will help deepen country’s property industry

21 Aug
Introduction of REITs in India will help deepen country’s property industry

India has for the first time approved legislation allowing the creation of real-estate investment trusts (REITs), a long-awaited move that should result in greater stability for the real estate industry in the country.
Asia’s financial heart pumps to a new beat??

11 Aug
Asia’s financial heart pumps to a new beat??

As the global banking industry continues to restructure, Singapore’s CBD is starting to adapt and change to accommodate a new era of office workers.
AustralianSuper’s international moves herald things to come?

08 Jul
AustralianSuper’s international moves herald things to come?

AustralianSuper’s recent moves to nail down mandates for investing in European real estate are a sign of things to come...
SCORE! World Cup Lessons for Businesses

16 Jun
SCORE! World Cup Lessons for Businesses

As the World Cup in kicks off in Brazil, JLL's ?CEO, Colin Dyer, highlights what he's sees as winning strategies, both on the field and in business.
China's top tier two city wins planning prize

11 Jun
China's top tier two city wins planning prize

Green, modern and charming: why Suzhou is a unique example among China's booming tier two cities
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Let’s talk about corruption

04 Jun
Let’s talk about corruption

Moving beyond the conversation: the World Economic Forum on East Asia revealed that great strides are being made to tackle corruption through business-government collaboration and even social media.
The best of the WEF East Asia

03 Jun
The best of the WEF East Asia

Conversations about corruption, Manila’s transport system and a general optimism for the ASEAN region: five of JLL’s senior Asia Pacific leadership team, who attended the recent WEF East Asia...
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Wacky workspaces: why offices must catch up with modern business

26 May
Wacky workspaces: why offices must catch up with modern business

Where did you have your last great idea? At your desk? Probably not. Quirky offices may be in fashion but...

16 May
All eyes on ASEAN

Can ASEAN develop a collective economy akin to Europe? By 2015 the Association of Southeast Asian Nations is targeting full economic integration – as the deadline approaches and?...

06 May
The tall order of a mall order in Asia

By Alastair Hughes, Asia Pacific CEO at JLL and a member of the company’s Global Executive Board.

22 Apr
Real estate investment remains big in Japan

As Asian cities expand vertically, we examine what?'s behind the thirst for bigger, better, taller and uncover the latest tall building trends.
Changing times for investment Down Under

10 Apr
Changing times for investment Down Under

By Alastair Hughes, Asia-Pacific CEO at JLL and a member of the company's Global Executive Board.
Real estate investment remains big in Japan

Real estate investment remains big in Japan

Despite a gloomy outlook for consumers, Japanese commercial real estate remains a strong investment prospect, buoyed by long term consumer spending expectations and interest in the 2020 Olympics
Asia’s shopping centres entice investors

Asia’s shopping centres entice investors

An influx of foreign capital is targeting riskier retail assets in Asia as confidence returns and consumers continue to spend.
Introducing the face of Asia's cities in 2020

Introducing the face of Asia's cities in 2020

A post-GFC efficiency drive, new working practices and fiercer competition for office space are changing corporate real estate needs across Asia...

Attracting Asia's biggest spenders

Brands are adapting to a new definition of luxury, and Asia’s malls must follow suit.

Australia's Asian ambition

Australian investors are targeting offshore real estate markets and, while the EU and the US remain safe bets, interest is likely to start building in Asian markets in the medium to long term amongst...

Family fortunes rule in the hotels market

The dominant role of family investors differentiates Asia Pacific from other hotel markets. As the region’s rank of billionaires grows and tourism demand from emerging markets booms, we explore the...

Magical Maldives - paradise unpacked

For investors and holiday-makers alike, the Maldives is an unrivalled destination. What does the future hold for the Indian Ocean paradise?
Real estate in regional China: bubble or boom?

Real estate in regional China: bubble or boom?

By Alastair Hughes, CEO, Asia Pacific, JLL.
No room at the inn: what next for hotel investors in Asia Pacific?

No room at the inn: what next for hotel investors in Asia Pacific?

Off the back of a record year in 2013, hotel investor interest in Asia Pacific is at a high. Individual transaction numbers are set to rise...
How likely is a post-election recovery in India?

How likely is a post-election recovery in India?

India’s leading opposition party, the BJP, kicks off its “Chai per Charcha” election campaign this week. For investors hopes are high that a new government will accelerate India’s...
BRICs and bubbles

BRICs and bubbles

JLL President and CEO draws important lessons from Davos 2014.

Unprecedented calm ahead in the usually stormy seas of Asian markets

Unprecedented calm ahead in the usually stormy seas of Asian markets

JLL CEO Asia Pacific, Alastair Hughes predicts some welcome stability after a year of record regional growth for commercial...
JLL reaction to China 2013 GDP figures out today

JLL reaction to China 2013 GDP figures out today

Official figures out today show China’s economic growth slowed in the final quarter of 2013, leaving year-on-year growth at its lowest level since 1999. But it’s still the world’s best growth story...
The view of Davos from India

The view of Davos from India

JLL India Chairman and Country Head Anuj Puri is packing his bags for next week's World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos ahead of a critical year for the Indian economy. Here, he tells us...
Service sector output in China overtakes manufacturing output

Service sector output in China overtakes manufacturing output

Demand for office space booms as the world’s factory looks to tertiary services.
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