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Fifth annual research report which surveys key real estate decision makers to provide invaluable insight into business strategy, real estate mandate and workplace trends that are impacting the industry, while reporting what trends are being predicted for the occupier market over the next 48 months.
By: Jan Linsin, Senior Director, Head of Research Germany; Nicolas Mercker-Sague, Analyst Berlin Research and Richard Holberton, Senior Director, EMEA Research
In Europe, the technology and telecoms sector is playing a prominent role in the recovery of leasing markets. The sector’s behaviour and drivers have distinctive characteristics that continue to affect market dynamics in many locations. What aspects of this should investors and occupiers seek to understand?
Age has perhaps been avoided as a topic for fear of offending or alienating certain consumers. It is increasingly important to better understand the needs and requirements of differing age groups and the areas of similarity are as important as those of differentiation.
Find out more about the topic of Ageism in our infographic summary - a full report will follow in Q3.
The importance of the food and beverage offer within shopping centres cannot be overstated. It is now one of the primary reasons for choosing where to shop; consumers are stating their primary reason to visit is for the food, and then often visit shops.
Find out more about the Food and Beverage sector in our infographic summary - a full report will follow in Q3.
Economic stimuli strengthen investment case
Industrial investment volumes have surged in the past two years, driven by a search for
yield and the high income returns that are a feature of the industrial asset class. Now,
market growth is underpinning the case for industrial investment, as economic growth,
the Euro exchange rate, oil prices and structural change in retail supply chains are
combining to create a stimulus for the occupier market. Occupier demand has become
increasingly polarised, however, and there is growing concern about availability of
By: Marie Hunt, Executive Director, Ireland Research, CBRE
Considering the many favourable characteristics that Ireland offers at this juncture, there is no doubt that some of the large volume of debt and equity currently chasing property investment opportunities across Europe will look towards Ireland.
• Platform deals and corporate activity increasingly taking over from traditional deals.
• CEE investment volumes increase 5% Y-o-Y.
• Office investments decline by almost 70% Y-o-Y.
• Retail investments strongly on the rise, and driven by the sale of Palladium shopping centre in Prague.