Smart warehouses spread to new markets
Retailers are turning to robots amid rising expectations for fast deliveries
How healthcare systems are improving margins in today’s economy
From bundled leases to divestment of non-core assets, companies are employing creative real estate strategies
What big industrial deals mean for CRE
Massive industrial commercial real estate acquisitions signify a strong future in the booming industry.
Can real estate’s hottest sector stand the heat in 2022?
After a record-setting year, logistics is facing a growing set of challenges
Five big questions real estate is asking in 2022
The answers are largely pinned to hopes of a broadening recovery
Flex office space market poised for more rapid growth
Nearly half of office tenants plan to increase flex space usage in the future
Global real estate investment hits new high
Investors are citing economic confidence for year-to-date volumes’ move beyond pre-pandemic levels
Will California’s solar panel requirements pave the way for other states?
Solar panels will be required on new commercial buildings by 2023.
How materials shortages are changing how developers work
Construction planning is being flipped on its head as costs rise
Hotels are finding room for co-living spaces
Co-living projects are on the rise in converted hospitality properties amid a hunt for rental growth
Borrowing: ECB becomes follower of fashion
European Central Bank moves interest rates north after 11-year hiatus
How developers are keeping up with life sciences demand
From racetracks to R&D: Creative reuse of space is powering a new era for the growing sector.
Why semi-automated warehouses are getting cheaper
Occupiers are increasingly adopting semi-automation as technology costs fall
Real estate debt broadens appeal with investors
Investors in Asia Pacific are reallocating capital to debt for stability and diversification
Sustainability efforts gaining traction in data center sector
Industry experts believe stricter regulations will be a catalyst for significant energy reduction
Real estate investment hits record as headwinds emerge
Pandemic-hit sectors like offices and retail are making a comeback
5 green data center technologies to watch for
Data center operators are exploring new technologies in the push for sustainability
Multifamily investors venture into fringe locations
Areas just outside Japan’s major cities are attracting interest from multifamily investors
Who funds the next wave of warehouse automation?
Keeping up with demand doesn’t come cheap - but new options could be emerging
How regulators are tightening the screws on sustainability reporting
A proposed rule from The Securities and Exchange Commissions would require companies to disclose their annual greenhouse gas emissions and their businesses’ climate risks.
New paths opening to data center investment
Diversification by real estate investors and new entrants behind search for opportunities
Investors weigh up changing criteria for successful urban regeneration
Landlords and investors are taking a more holistic view of projects to deliver value.
Real estate investors are back on the road
Cross-border investment hits a quarterly record as deal volumes recover.
Why landlords keep expanding into flexible space
Investors are building out spaces that hybrid work styles now demand.
How India is making logistics faster, cheaper
Government plans to make the sector more efficient and sustainable.
New policies set to spur data centre investment
From easier credit to 5G, the Indian government aims to attract fresh capital.
Why hydrogen investment is ready for lift off
Momentum builds as governments step up renewable energy efforts.
How retailers are drawing customers back to stores
Retailers are elevating the in-store experience to lure eager Gen Z shoppers
Five trends that shaped real estate in 2021
Big changes witnessed during the past year provide a sign of what’s to come
Raw materials shortfall is squeezing the cold storage sector
Development of cold storage facilities is being hampered at a crucial time
Why hotels are focused on all-inclusive resorts
With leisure travel picking up faster than business travel, many tourists want to stay in one place to avoid the spread of COVID-19.
PODCAST: The rise of the automated dark store
How the micro-fulfilment center is reshaping logistics, retail and beyond
Why real estate M&A is on the rise
A hunt for scale and sector expertise is driving an uptick in deal volumes
Investors turn to student housing as in-person learning returns
Returning confidence and a hunt for yield is pushing deal volumes higher
Where global investors are setting up new offices
Investors are opening fresh real estate operations across Asia Pacific in a bid for resilience
Real estate’s green agenda is turning to waste management
Limiting landfill trips is a growing part of businesses’ overall sustainability efforts
PODCAST: How automation is reshaping the logistics job market
In a tech-driven world, some very human skills are seen making a big difference
Luxury hotels hold their appeal for real estate investors
Investors are homing in on luxury hotels as resurgent international travel boosts the hospitality sector
Companies made green promises. Now what?
Under pressure to act, firms are facing challenges implementing decarbonization plans.
Why investors are venturing further afield for multifamily deals
Emerging multifamily markets gain traction with growing range of investors
Real estate investors prepare for distress, but opportunities lag
Capital is piling into opportunistic real estate funds playing a waiting game