• CBRE’s latest survey of investment and valuation professionals has found that Asia Pacific investors are expressing higher levels of concern about real estate fundamentals, with falling rents, capital value declines and extended vacancy causing unease.

 

  • The survey, conducted between April 27 and April 30, detected more conservative rental growth assumptions among respondents compared to the findings of the previous survey in March.

 

  • Most respondents expect that investment activity will take around 6 to 12 months to recover to pre-pandemic levels.

 

  • Mild cap rate expansion has been observed for decentralised office and retail assets since the previous survey.