China: Behind the Headlines
The outlook for China, the world’s second largest economy, is a provocative topic for many real estate investors. After tackling some of the most commonly held (mis)perceptions on China’s macro-economic and real estate outlook last October, we return to two of the main issues that have persisted in the minds of many investors: Does China have unsustainably high debt, and might this present a systemic shock to its economy? What is the latest outlook on supply and demand in the housing markets of China? Is there a bubble? And where is the opportunity? CBRE Global Investors' Doug Herzbrun, Sabina Kalyan and Shane Taylor consider some updated data, challenge some of the headlines and discuss the risk-return trade-off in China investment.
Europe: Opportunities Despite Difficult Times
The headlines about Europe seem unrelentingly negative. Much of the region seems to be "priced for disaster." But this view is too harsh. Through a painful but necessary macro adjustment, the steps for correction are well underway. Within this context, what real estate strategies make sense? Eugène Philips, EMEA Head of Research, and Gerben Koops, Senior Investment Analyst, discuss where the opportunities are and whether 2013 will see the start of a turning point for Europe. Doug Herzbrun, Global Head of Research, moderates this session of the firm's ongoing series of research webcasts.
Myths and Legends of Modern China
In less than a year, perceptions about China have radically shifted. Having been considered the engine of global growth, it is now seen by some as a source of serious concerns. Today there are many misunderstandings about China. Shane Taylor, Asia Pacific Head of Research for CBRE Global Investors, shares his insights and sheds light on the top macro-economic and real estate misperceptions regarding the world's second largest economy. Doug Herzbrun, Global Head of Research, moderates this session of the firm's ongoing series of research webcasts.
The world is experiencing a “three-peat.” The global economy and financial markets hit bottom in 2009. Since then, every year has opened with a note of optimism, only to be dashed by fears of a downturn by midyear. The pattern has now repeated for the third year in a row as the world’s resilience is being severely tested. Investors shouldn’t be paralyzed by the current uncertainty; they must be prepared to take proactive steps.Doug Herzbrun, Global Head of Research, shares insights as to where to avoid pitfalls and best capitalize on opportunities across the globe.
A Tale of Two Markets: U.S. Office vs. Apartments
U.S. Office – When will the recovery begin? U. S. Apartments – Is there life after recovery? Doug Herzbrun, Global Head of Research, discusses the risks and opportunities in these divergent sectors.
Asia Pacific Research & Strategy Webcast: A Comparative Analysis of the Real Estate Markets of China and Japan
Doug Herzbrun, Global Head of Research, and Shane Taylor, Asia Head of Research, discuss the world's 2nd and 3rd largest economies in a comparative framework emphasizing the strengths and weaknesses of their real estate markets.
The Euro Crisis - Implications and Opportunities for Real Estate
Doug Herzbrun, Global Head of Research, and Sabina Kalyan, Global Chief Economist, discuss the crisis in the Eurozone and the implications for real estate investors.
An Update on Investment in Asian Real Estate
Doug Herzbrun, Global Head of Research, and Shane Taylor, Asia Head of Research, discuss the current Asian commercial real estate market and what investors should expect.
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