Category: Knowledge Center

The Importance of Face-to-Face Interaction Grows, Bringing People Back to the Office

updated December 21, 2018
A new report from architect and design firm Gensler indicates how the next generation of office buildings will draw employees back to the workplace. This is due to the increased importance and power of face-to-face interaction, and because modern office design increasingly caters towards this, particularly with the influx of…

APAC is the Fastest Growing Flexible Workspace Market in the World

updated December 20, 2018
Instant Group’s latest report on APAC shows how the flexible workspace market in Asia-Pacific has grown at a faster rate than any other location in the world, in recent years. The report illustrates how the supply of flexible workspaces has increased by over 50% over the past 12 months. The…

Europe’s Cities are Embracing Flexible Workspaces

updated December 19, 2018
JLL’s Flexible Space: Transforming Real Estate report delves into the state of the coworking sector in the European market. It outlines how Europe’s flex space footprint has doubled since the beginning of 2015 and how, in 2017 alone, flexible workspaces grew by 29%. Coworking set-ups are fast becoming part of…

New Stats Show that Coworking is Dominating the Office Real Estate Market

updated October 25, 2018
With coworking emerging as the fastest growing sub-sector of the real estate market, it should come as no surprise that it is now the new normal when it comes to office leasing. The popularity of the sector has meant new reports are now released on such a frequent basis that…

The Annual Value of London’s Commercial Sales of Property has Soared by 166% since 2014

updated October 24, 2018
Search Acumen, the property data and technology provider, analysed HM Land Registry data for Greater London’s 28 boroughs and the results have shown that the annual value of London’s commercial sales of a property has soared by 166% since 2014, up from £11.3 billion in 2014 to £30.1 billion in…

What will Coworking Spaces Look Like in the Future?

updated October 23, 2018
Coworking memberships have enjoyed steady growth since inception. The Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC) has indicated that memberships are growing at an average annual growth rate of 24.2%. In addition, the number of self-employed people is set to take over the public sector for the first time and predictions are…

Coworking surges in popularity in South Korea’s Capital

updated August 30, 2018
Flexible office space in Seoul has seen rapid expansion, with coworking leading the change according to CBRE Korea's latest report. The past three years have seen the rapid growth of flexible office space in Seoul. In 2016 the volume of occupied space surged by more than 350% y-o-y, primarily due…

London beats global rivals to lure real estate cash

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The UK’s capital city is No. 1 again for overseas commercial property investment. A looming Brexit has not impacted the appeal of owning commercial property in London, with the city regaining its top spot as the number one destination for international investors. More investment came into the UK capital than…

Technology Aids Asia Pacific Property Markets with Increased Transparency (PropTech)

updated July 25, 2018
The proptech sector is set to impact and disrupt traditional business operating models in the real estate sector. Proptech (short for Property Technology) refers to the numerous startups and new technologies cropping up in response to years of inefficiencies and outdated processes in the real estate industry. Mature economies in…

More than half of all commercial property purchases in the City of London come from Asian investment

updated July 24, 2018
New figures have revealed that over half of all commercial property purchases in London come from Asian investors. Middle East investors had previously been the biggest property buyers in the UK capital, but with 57 per cent of commercial properties in the Square Mile being bought by Asians, they have…
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