• Savills Launches the Latest Asia Pacific Investment Quarterly (APIQ)

    9 March 2016

    Savills launches the latest APIQ, a perfect guide for investors in the Asia Pacific. 


    In China well documented concerns over debt levels and currency fluctuations as well as economic fundamentals are clouding prospects for the property market.

    In Japan, 2015 saw moderate GDP growth while Abenomics continued to make hesitant gains. Real estate investment interest remains, much of it predicated on a continuing rental recovery. Despite this, property sellers are currently more bullish than buyers, which may limit transaction volumes in 2016.

    Vietnam is witnessing its best macro economic conditions in a decade.  All property asset classes are performing strongly with stand outs including HCMC offices, coastal villas and apartments. Look out for further strength in 2016 following the numerous FTA, TPP and AEC implementations.

    In Australia, record levels of investment supplemented by foreign buyers are forcing prices up. Fundamentals are improving in Melbourne and Sydney.

    Tepid markets persist in Hong Kong and Singapore across all sectors as slowing growth in China, volatile stock markets and concerns over corporate debt levels continue to cloud sentiment.


    The 280-meter-tall Lumina Shanghai, developed by Henderson Land Group and designed by Gensler, is the tallest skyscraper in the Xuhui Riverside District.

    A sophisticated yet modern setting was derived by juxtaposition of Indochine-Vietnamese features and wood-fire inspired material palettes. Re-interpretation of the spatial order of a typical Indochine-Vietnamese mansion has been adopted to give hierarchy, layers and details to the space.


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