Commercial Property

Unlocking Investment Potential: A Comprehensive Guide to Commercial Property in Singapore

Embracing a Shift: Navigating Commercial Property Investments Amidst New Regulations Property investment in Singapore has always been a preferred avenue, with residential properties taking the lead due to their perceived ease. However, recent adjustments to the Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty (ABSD) rates in the April 2023 property cooling measures have tilted the scales, making subsequent residential...

Singapore investors put US$5.7b in offshore commercial property in H1: CBRE

Investors from Singapore spent an eye-catching US$5.7 billion in offshore commercial real estate investments in the first half this year, ranking it as the second-largest source of Asian outbound capital just after South Korea, a latest report by real estate agency CBRE shows. For the first six months this year, South Korean investors chalked up US$6.8 billion worth of overseas transactions. Year on...

Industrial, commercial property prices rise in Q4

Experts have said that commercial and industrial property will continue to outperform the office market this year. This comes after Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) figures showed higher quarterly prices for industrial (4 per cent quarter-on-quarter) and commercial assets (13.8 per cent quarter-on-quarter). Meanwhile, city rentals have slowed. The trend of cooling office rents is clear. While URA's...

Asia-Pac invested stock ‘flourishing’

Asia Pacific will trail Europe to become the second-biggest commercial property market by the end of this year, according to global property consultants DTZ. But come 2012, DTZ said Asia Pacific's commercial property market will increase to US$4.4 trillion, placing the region on par with its European counterpart. Asia Pacific's commercial property market grew by 14 per cent in 2010 to US$3.5 trillion,...

Commercial property looking attractive for the world’s wealthy

Commercial real estate is one of the top two assets, along with equities, that wealthy individuals and their investment advisers are targeting for investment this year, according to a study published by property consultancy firm Knight Frank and Citi Private Bank. The study showed that wealthy investors plan to allocate around one-fifth of their investment portfolios to commercial real estate and another...

$362b for global commercial property

About US$280 billion ($362 billion) of capital will be available to invest in global commercial real estate next year, with the United States market drawing the most buying interest as it bottoms out, according to property consultant DTZ DTZ said the estimated available capital for 2011 would be 22 per cent up on a forecast it made in December, with US$97.4 billion (up 54 per cent) for the US; US$111.8...

Property investment sales up at S$8.36b in Q1 but still off 2007 peak

Property investment sales rose nearly 3 percent to S$8.36 billion in the first quarter compared to the previous three months. But this was still 36.6 percent below the peak of S$13.2 billion worth of sales amassed in the third quarter last year. This is according to latest figures from property consultants Colliers International. Colliers said with the exception of the commercial and industrial sectors,...

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