Asia Pacific real estate investment appetite remains strong
Investors will continue to retain a strong appetite for Asia Pacific commercial real estate in 2017, according to CBRE’s 2017 Asia Pacific Real Estate Market Outlookreport.
The strong investor interest is attributed to a low interest rate environment and supportive longer-term regional macroeconomic fundamentals. However, overall investment activity will likely be influenced by tight pricing and limited availability of investable stock.
According to CBRE, investors in Asia Pacific will be more creative this year when formulating their investment strategies in order to achieve target returns. Potential strategies employed by investors will include adding value by asset repositioning or asset enhancement of existing properties with lifestyle amenities and services. In addition, investors with a stronger appetite for risk will seek opportunities outside gate