Worldwide Property News

While our primary focus is the UK commercial property market we will occasionally carry international stories. In the Worldwide News category you can read articles exploring global market developments or looking at a particular overseas commercial property story that has caught our attention.

Retail Market expansion forecast for Nordic Region

Posted on 13 June, 2015 by Jodee Redmond under Business News, Worldwide Property News

A new report from JLL forecasts that international retail expansion will accelerate in the Nordic region over the next two years. The Destination Nordics 2015 report analyses the presence and expansion of international retailers in six major Nordic markets... Read More

Unibail-Rodamco’s Mall of Scandinavia over 95% Pre-Let

Posted on 11 June, 2015 by Neil Bird under Commercial Developments, Worldwide Property News

Unibail-Rodamco, Europe’s leading listed commercial property company, has today announced that its Mall of Scandinavia development - located just seven minutes from downtown Stockholm -  is over 95 per cent pre-let, five months ahead of its opening on... Read More

Modest Growth forecast for US Commercial Markets

Posted on 7 June, 2015 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

The National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) quarterly commercial real estate forecast predicts a gradual increase in demand in the US commercial market over the next year. National office vacancy rates are expected to decrease slightly (0.1 per cent)... Read More

New Deals signed ‘almost daily’ at Nakeel’s Palm Jumeirah scheme

Posted on 6 June, 2015 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

Real estate developer Nakeel has announced that it has secured commitments from close to 100 restaurants and shops at The Pointe, its new 1.4 million sq ft waterfront complex currently under construction at Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. The Pointe will... Read More

Mizrahi’s The One poised to become the Tallest Building in Canada

Posted on by Neil Bird under Worldwide Property News

Mizrahi Developments chose the recent Toronto Design Review Panel to unveil the latest images of its 80-storey mixed-use skyscraper The One, which could become Canada’s tallest building. The proposed 1,080 ft tall retail and residential tower, on the... Read More

Innovation District proposals aim to position Miami as Florida’s Silicon Valley

Posted on 4 June, 2015 by Neil Bird under Commercial Developments, Worldwide Property News

New York based SHoP Architects have joined forces with West 8 to design a ten acre, four block urban campus, which they believe could help position Miami as Florida’s Silicon Valley. The Miami Innovation District, which is expected to receive full... Read More

Record Lows recorded for Tokyo Office Yields

Posted on 31 May, 2015 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

The results of CBRE’s latest Tokyo office survey conducted for April 2015 have revealed that the average expected yields in key locations in the city have declined across all sectors. They were lowest in the office sector, hitting a record low since the... Read More

Cayan Group and MEFIC Capital announce Riyadh Office Tower plans

Posted on 30 May, 2015 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

Cayan Group, a leading Middle Eastern real estate developer, and MEFIC Capital, a Saudi Arabian financial services company, have entered into an investment fund deal to construct a commercial tower on King Fahd Road in Riyadh. Cayan Group will act as... Read More

NY Real Estate Values cresting say Execs

Posted on by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

The results of a recent survey conducted by accounting firm Marks Paneth reveal that the majority of New York property executives feel that commercial real estate values are cresting. More than half (54 per cent) of the executives surveyed said that... Read More

Dubai Office Rents Stabilise

Posted on 25 May, 2015 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

The first three months of 2015 have seen a period of stability for office rents in both Dubai’s prime and secondary markets, following a slowdown in the rate of increases during the last quarter of 2014. In its Spring 2015 Dubai Commercial Property... Read More

Learn more about our Worldwide Property category

The ups and downs of the international commercial property market are closely related to the global economy. However the picture is not always uniform. While demand can be low in one country it can outstrip supply in another.

In this category we report on these trends and the outlook for the occupier and investment markets in Europe, the Far East and elsewhere. We also cover individual commercial property stories from around the world.

These might be articles looking at office developments in global financial centres like New York, Paris and Frankfurt. Equally they could focus on worldwide retail, industrial or leisure developments. You will also find related human interest stories in this category.