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Blame it on burgeoning vacancy rates and a heavy supply schedule.
Secondary vacancy from last year’s supply is likely to materialise later this year as office demand weakens.
The midscale segment will account for 42% of the new supply.
Blame it on weak expat demand and their shrinking housing budgets.
Vacancy rate reached 9.8% in Q1, the highest since 2009.
Rents and capital values are still under pressure as landlords drop asking rents.
New private home launches fell from 1,038 units in April to just 514 units in May. 
There were no new projects launched in Q1 as developers focus more on selling existing ones.
Weak pre-commitments are expected to drive vacancies to reach 14.5% this year.
First-hand residential sales are currently booming. 
Leasing activity is expected to gain momentum this year.
The weighted average capital city median price for houses increased by 6.8% in Q1.
Rents of non-landed homes in this region increased 2.9%.

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Philippine retailers struggling to rightsize as logistics takes off: JLL

This is following the rise of e-commerce-use amidst long lockdowns throughout the country.

Sinar Mas Land’s ‘Moving Quickly’ a big hit among millennials

The company also saw a spike in interest for high-end projects Nava Park and The Zora.

Flexibility and technology to drive a doubling in leasing activity: Colliers

These are necessary to understand the changes needed in the workplace.

Not everybody can win in Thai real estate: Savills

Discounts and promos played a major part in keeping the market steady.

Smart homes with Japanese-inspired minimalist designs are on trend in Manila

Mixing elements of Japanese functionality and simplicity, Tokyo Grand Renovation is becoming famous for making homes into office-ready spaces.

Asia's uber rich looking at Singapore penthouses

A $4,200 per square foot for a penthouse at Midtown Modern has brought life back into the luxury market.

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Blame it on burgeoning vacancy rates and a heavy supply schedule.
Secondary vacancy from last year’s supply is likely to materialise later this year as office demand weakens.
The midscale segment will account for 42% of the new supply.
Blame it on weak expat demand and their shrinking housing budgets.
Vacancy rate reached 9.8% in Q1, the highest since 2009.
Rents and capital values are still under pressure as landlords drop asking rents.
New private home launches fell from 1,038 units in April to just 514 units in May. 
There were no new projects launched in Q1 as developers focus more on selling existing ones.
Weak pre-commitments are expected to drive vacancies to reach 14.5% this year.
First-hand residential sales are currently booming. 
Leasing activity is expected to gain momentum this year.
The weighted average capital city median price for houses increased by 6.8% in Q1.
Rents of non-landed homes in this region increased 2.9%.

Exclusives

Emerging markets lead REIT performance in APAC: APREA

The Philippines is set to become the REIT IPO hotspot in the region this 2021.

Philippine retailers struggling to rightsize as logistics takes off: JLL

This is following the rise of e-commerce-use amidst long lockdowns throughout the country.

Sinar Mas Land’s ‘Moving Quickly’ a big hit among millennials

The company also saw a spike in interest for high-end projects Nava Park and The Zora.

Flexibility and technology to drive a doubling in leasing activity: Colliers

These are necessary to understand the changes needed in the workplace.

Not everybody can win in Thai real estate: Savills

Discounts and promos played a major part in keeping the market steady.

Smart homes with Japanese-inspired minimalist designs are on trend in Manila

Mixing elements of Japanese functionality and simplicity, Tokyo Grand Renovation is becoming famous for making homes into office-ready spaces.

Asia's uber rich looking at Singapore penthouses

A $4,200 per square foot for a penthouse at Midtown Modern has brought life back into the luxury market.

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