Hong Kong’s office leasing market hit some unwelcome milestones in the first quarter of 2021, with net absorption sinking to an all-time low and availability of space reaching its highest level in nearly 17 years, according to research from Cushman… Read More>>
Office rents have been falling in Hong Kong’s Central and the rationalisation of the world’s most expensive business location may have just brought a finance multinational back to one of the district’s trophy towers.
S&P Global moved into a two-floor… Read More>>
Canada-based financial services firm Manulife said Wednesday that its Hong Kong operation had signed a lease agreement for 145,000 square feet (13,471 square metres) of office space in Kowloon East, marking the city’s biggest office leasing deal in terms of… Read More>>
After the Shanghai office market saw rents slide by an estimated 7 percent last year in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and a glut of new buildings, leasing rates in the city’s core areas began inching upwards again in… Read More>>
Office leasing in Singapore swung into positive territory during the initial quarter of 2021 for the first time since the year-earlier period, nudged by the addition of tech firm Dyson’s lease commitment at a converted colonial-era power plant, according to… Read More>>
As China’s economy showed signs of recovery in the final months of 2020, Beijing’s office market saw a wave of fresh supply and an upsurge in absorption as tech firms led a flurry of leasing demand, according to a report… Read More>>
Shanghai office rents ended 2020 as they began it — in a persistent decline — despite a boost from leasing activity in fringe areas, according to research by global property consultancy JLL.
Rents in Shanghai’s prime office locations fell 1.3… Read More>>
CBRE on Tuesday announced the promotion of Ada Fung to head of office services within its advisory and transaction services division in Hong Kong, with immediate effect.
In her new role, Fung will oversee the office services team and the… Read More>>
Despite hopes for a recovery after this year’s pandemic-induced meltdown, property consultancies have issued cautious forecasts for Hong Kong in the new year, with office leasing in particular braced for a further decline after a battering in 2020.
This year… Read More>>
Hong Kong’s troubled Grade A office market saw rents fall again in September, albeit at a slower pace, as vacancies continued to climb in most districts.
Rents contracted further across all major office submarkets in the financial hub, according to… Read More>>