14 December 2021

2021 has been a year of significant change, as governments, businesses and communities continued to navigate the challenges brought about by Covid-19, and seek to chart a course forward in the new normal.

The year has seen a number of key trends emerge across markets and sectors in the Asia Pacific real estate industry that have impacted investors and occupiers alike. CBRE’s Asia Pacific Research team – which analyses real estate market data to provide high quality and meaningful industry and property market insights – has compiled a collection of the top Research Reports of 2021. These reports shed light on the key real estate industry trends and developments observed in Asia Pacific in 2021, and provide valuable insights into what the future holds.

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2021 Asia Pacific Mid-Year Real Estate Market Outlook

This report provides a mid-year review of our 2021 forecasts for the office, retail, industrial & logistics, and capital markets sectors, and shares our predictions for the rest of the year.

*Coming soon in Jan 2022: Asia Pacific Real Estate Market Outlook 2022

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A Future Office for a New Normal

Insights from CBRE’s survey of office occupiers in Asia Pacific on their views on the future of work, exploring key trends around the region’s economic recovery, hybrid working, portfolio growth and flexibility, workplace strategy and the role of the office.

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Asia Pacific Investor Intentions Survey 2021

Insights from CBRE’s survey of more than 490 investors in Asia Pacific on their buying appetite and preferred strategies, sectors and markets for 2021.

*Coming soon in Jan 2022: Asia Pacific Investor Intentions Survey 2022

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A New Era of Life Sciences Growth

An overview of Asia Pacific life sciences real estate, focusing on the key trends, demand drivers, corporate real estate strategies and investment opportunities in the region’s major life sciences hubs.

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Agile Real Estate Infographic - 2021 Asia Pacific Flexible Office Market Overview

Infographic showing an overview of the Asia Pacific flexible office market, with data and insights into the size of the Asia Pacific flexible office stock and the key markets for flexible space centres, as well as drivers of future growth.

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2021 Asia Pacific Logistics Occupier Survey

Insights from a survey of Third-Party-Logistics companies, manufacturers, e-commerce platforms, retailers, grocers and F&B services firms in Asia Pacific on the trends that will impact the logistics sector in the coming years, and strategies for occupiers and investors to achieve long-term sustainable growth.

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Asia Pacific Retail Flash Survey 2021

Insights from a survey of retailers in Asia Pacific – the third poll since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic – that gauges the retail recovery and industry outlook for 2022.

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Asia Pacific Data Centre Trends H1 2021

Our biannual analysis of demand, pricing, supply and capacity in Asia Pacific tier 1 and emerging data centre markets, and an overview of other key trends that explain why data centres are emerging as attractive real estate investments.

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Hotel Investment poised to gain momentum as investors target recovery cycle

This report examines the key trends to watch in the Asia Pacific hotels market over the next 12 months, discusses the anticipated characteristics and pattern of the recovery, and identifies the optimal strategies and most attractive markets for investors looking to ride the hotel recovery cycle.

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Is Multifamily Asia Pacific's Next Big Investment Opportunity?

This Viewpoint explores the growth drivers behind multifamily investment in Asia Pacific, profiles the region’s established and growing multifamily markets, and explains how investors can access this increasingly attractive sector.

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