Whether our clients are acquiring, selling, managing or investing in property, good decisions depend on accurate, carefully analysed information. Our team makes a close study of real estate globally, delving into specific sectors and markets as well as exploring broader real estate trends. We report back to our clients via publications, reports and presentations.
Why do they choose to work with us?
The research team has access to data, market intelligence and human expertise from a worldwide network of CBRE offices. The EMEA research team alone numbers 106 people in 43 EMEA countries and incorporates a specialist cross-border research team. The findings we report to our clients have a depth - and a value - that other firm’s researchers cannot match. It’s how we give our clients a competitive edge.
Which specialist services do we offer?
Regular local market analysis and reports
Analysis and reporting of regional and global trends
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: Dr. Jan Linsin, Senior Director, Head of Research Germany, CBRE
The German investment market showed great enthusiasm for warehouse and logistics properties in 2014, and there is every reason to expect this lively dynamic to persist in the year ahead, fuelled by favourable macroeconomic trends and the rising significance of the online market.
Rise in immediate supply (+ 5% in a year) to 1.8 million sq m
Relatively low percentage of new space in most cities (20% average)
Take-up totalled 1.08 million sq m in 2014, (+4% in one year) of which 40% was new or redeveloped space
22 transactions > 5,000 sq m in 2014
By: Richard Holberton, Senior Director, EMEA Research CBRE
As leasing demand recovers in European markets and runs up against supply constraints in some cities, prospective developers will do well to understand the shifts in occupier preference that are taking place, as well as the critical role of “people issues.”
Although the aggregate debt stock is virtually unchanged, there have been significant structural changes: much more of the stock is new (post crisis) lending and a significant amount of the legacy debt is now held outside the banks
2014 saw a 144% increase in loan sales with circa €51 billion traded, mostly in the UK and Ireland, but with a growing volume across the Eurozone
Some banks considering more structured alternatives to straight NPL portfolio trade to reduce the collateral damage to their balance sheets