Asia Pacific Leasing Market Sentiment Survey -
December 2022



icons-01 Tenant enquiries and site visits increased in the surveyed period, largely driven by the retail and industrial sector. Activity in mainland China continued to be constrained by strict pandemic-related measures. icon-02
Demand for both traditional and flex office space cooled as many occupiers switched to wait-and-see mode amidst the dimmer economic outlook. The appetite from industrial sector also decreased as respondents saw more consolidations.

icons-03 While the outlook for rents in Korea, Singapore and Australia turns more  positive in the surveyed period, lagging markets like mainland China also expected a slower rental decline. icons-04 Regional leasing sentiment remained largely stable. Although mainland China was the weakest performer, a more positive outlook is expected along with recent relaxation of zero COVID policy. Landlord strength continued to decline as the market shifted further in favour of tenants.
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Tenant enquiries and site visits increased in the surveyed period, largely driven by the retail and industrial sector. Activity in mainland China continued to be constrained by strict pandemic-related measures.
 
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Expansionary demand for both traditional and flex space cooled. The industrial sector witnessed the sharpest increase in appetite for less space, while demand in the office sector weakened as many occupiers moved into wait-and-see mode.
 
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While the outlook for rents in Korea, Singapore and Australia turns more positive in the surveyed period, lagging markets like mainland China also expected a slower rental decline.
 
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Regional leasing sentiment remained largely stable. Although mainland China was the weakest performer, a more positive outlook is expected along with recent relaxation of zero COVID policy. Landlord strength continued to decline as the market shifted further in favour of tenants.
 


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