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According to the latest Greater China Property Market Report released by Knight Frank, during the third quarter, Beijing’s average retail rent remained stable, while the vacancy rate slightlydropped. In Shanghai, the vacancy rate of prime shopping malls showed little change. Due to notable amount of new supply, the occupancy rate slightly dipped to 91.2%.
According to research from Knight Frank, there are tentative signs of improved occupational conditions which will continue to drive investor demand and attractive income returns for prime and good secondary shopping centres.
Upbeat sentiment drives double digit returns
The shopping centre investment market remained robust during the first half of 2013, according to Knight Frank, and expect more trading during the second half of the year.
Central London retail rents remain under upward pressure in select locations, notably the main thoroughfares of the West End.
Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay is the world’s costliest retail location for a second year running, Cushman & Wakefield reports in its research, Main Streets Across the World.
Having been largely ignored for the past 20 years, the energy sector in the UK is about to enter a period of rapid transformation.
Three GVA Worldwide Member firms from Italy, Spain and Ireland give their views of the high street retail market.
New significant projects arereshaping the retail landscapein major agglomerations
The public prefers to shop locally rather than online or at out-of-town retail destinations, according to research by CBRE.