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Lewes, DE -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/21/2015 -- Chinas property market is going through drastic changes. The office and industrial markets are seen constant and high growth, respectively. However, the retail market seems to be taking a huge hit due to the emergence of the booming e-commerce industry.

China's real GDP growth has been falling since 2013 from a high of 7.7% in 2013 to 7.4% in 2014 and ultimately 6.7% in 2015. This is showing a y-o-y fall in real GDP growth of -0.3% for China. We maintain that this fall in GDP growth will continue for the foreseeable future.

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Malaysia's commercial real estate market benefits from the country's location in Southeast Asia, as well as the government's welcoming attitude to foreign investment and the developed and transparent nature of its business environment. The country has a developed real estate investment trust (REIT) market, although there is room for this to expand. However as the wider economy is facing some reduced growth, the country's real estate market is also experiencing only subdued demand, despite strong potentials in the medium-term.

Following a strong 6.0% GDP growth in 2014, the Malaysian economy is facing some headwind as growth is reduced to an estimated 4.2% in 2015. This trend is expected to continue as growth only gradually returns to levels of 4.6% by 2019. Monetary tightening and expected interest rate rises are expected to further impact domestic demand. With exports equating to about 90% of GDP, the economy is also vulnerable to the economic decline in key export destinations, as seen in China. However, in the longer term domestic consumption is set to rise, and as economic links with the rest of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) improve, so too should demand for commercial real estate.

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The Japanese commercial real estate market has seen an increase in international investors' interest and solid demand for property space in all three sub-sectors. Although the focus remains on Tokyo, partly due to the approaching 2020 Olympic Games, investors are increasingly looking further afield, with significant developments in the two other cities we monitor Yokohama and Osaka. This demand is expected to translate into stable rental yields, with marginally rising rates in all three cities during 2015 and 2016 in the commercial real estate market.

Japan is on a trajectory for a slow recovery as its economy crawls out of a recession, reflected in 0.0% growth during 2014. However, the country's economy continues to struggle and we expect growth to be slow over the next few years, despite the government's stimulus plans. While the weakened yen and relaxed visa regulations have increased international investment and tourism levels, the increased sales tax from 2014 and the loss of competitiveness of key Japanese industries continue to weigh on the economy. For 2015, we forecast a minimal real GDP growth uptick of 1.2%, followed by a lower 0.7% through to 2019.

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While the office sector has remained buoyant in 2015, driven by healthy economic growth and business confidence, the retail real estate market has been weaker due to the decline in retail sales and lower spending by Chinese tourists. The industrial real estate market has also been more subdued, reflecting the slowdown in trade compared to recent past. However, the medium term outlook for all three sectors points to greater vibrancy, with higher levels of activity in both the leasing and investment markets.

Economic growth in Hong Kong is expected to be stronger this year compared to 2014. GDP is forecast to rise by 2.7% in 2015 and the rate of growth is forecast to accelerate thereafter, averaging at 3.8% per annum. This improved performance is supported by higher household spending, low unemployment and healthy export levels. All three markets in the real estate sector are likely to benefit from this improving economic picture, witnessing stronger levels of activity in the medium term

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