International investors are targeting Japan’s ‘living’ sectors, driven by demographics and changing lifestyles
The push to ensure a high NBS rating has seen demand outstrip supply for office real estate in the capital – so what’s in the pipeline?
Christchurch is rich for retailers seeking to enter the market as supply continues to trickle into the market in line with a rising vacancy rate.
This year has seen a significant drop in the development pipeline as most of the stock affected by the 2011 earthquakes has now been rebuilt.
As there are virtually zero opportunities for new retailers to enter the CBD without compromising on outskirt areas, why are rents continuing to decline?
Consumers are changing the way they shop and this has had a profound impact on brick and mortar retailers, particularly in Wellington.
While office demand remained elevated over the quarter, there are a few large projects on the horizon which are likely to have a significant impact on the market.
The private equity real estate sector has posted its strongest fundraising figures since the GFC
As smart technology advances, it’s changing the way that office buildings operate.
As the coworking trend continues to gather pace, restaurants and pubs in cities around the world are now formally opening up their space for start-ups and freelancers.
With the rise of remote working and the growing reliance on digital collaboration, the modern office can feel a lot less social - but well-designed workspace can help prevent employee isolation.
Today’s workplaces are increasingly being designed with movement in mind to help promote employee health and boost productivity.
Today’s employees expect more from their workplace canteen than in previous years both in terms of what’s being served and when it’s available
They’re catching up to the private sector when it comes to creating workplaces that better meet the needs of their employees
Funding to coliving has increased by more than 210 percent annually as rising housing costs in cities fuel the trend
Investor strategies continue to evolve, as emerging opportunities are starting to gain more traction and capital under management becomes more concentrated. Scalability remains a key focus, as does overcoming the challenges associated with sourcing product. Transaction activity suggests there has been a lot more focus around increasing deal sizes, targeting portfolios and undertaking indirect positions or M&A deals...
Tighter lending conditions in APAC are attracting a flurry of alternative sources of debt capital to real estate in the Island State
Blackstone Group's purchase of a US$18.7 billion industrial portfolio shows e-commerce continues to boost the sector
Investors in Australia are increasingly committing their funds to office developments ahead of completion.
The Maldives is proving popular with more than just tourists.
China’s shift from an export-led economy to one focused on domestic consumption and the explosive adoption of e-commerce are driving new logistics investment opportunities.
Heard the buzz about logistics in Asia Pacific but don’t know how to get in the game? You’re not alone., Industry 4.0 is all about intelligent production, which is delivering scale, customization, and efficiency for industrial owners.
Across the world, mega-regions are increasingly becoming the economic powerhouses.
Space is sparse, costs are high, and finding a suitable place to live has become a real challenge. One solution, in short, is to go small. Micro apartments have cropped up in dense cities across the globe.
With Germany on a drive to clean up its streets, electric cars are increasingly part of the journey towards a low carbon economy.
In recent years it’s become a heavily-used thoroughfare and disconnected from daily Parisian life. That’s something that a plan to breathe new life into the fabled avenue hopes to reverse.
Urban living gets a makeover as affordability shrinks, the sharing economy expands
While there’s no shortage of artisan or chain outlets, residential developers are increasingly choosing to add their own offerings to the mix with coffee bars on the ground floors of new build apartments.
Tapping into lifestyle trends is key for retailers – and specialist brands often do it best.
The Principality Stadium may be best known as the home of Welsh rugby but its also an urban icon both in Cardiff and further afield.
The Retirement Village sector is now very well established and beginning to enter what we see as a new and more mature phase.
Cities with the highest percentage of university graduates are increasingly on the radar of companies and investors.
Today’s hotels are making it easier and more appealing to exercise away when away from home than ever before.
JLL's Vertical Vacancy Review visually investigates the performance of the prime office markets in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Download the review for Q3 2018 here.
Vacancy has continued its downward trajectory, with the overall Christchurch office rate now sitting at 8.3%.