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Economic Pulse - Americas: Real estate markets anticipate recovery in 2010
The US economic recovery has begun. Cushman & Wakefield expects the recovery to be robust with substantial job growth in 2010.
While it will be several years before the US economy regains all the jobs lost in the 2008-09, C&W is optimistic that the expansion will be healthy and sustainable.
By Ken McCarthy, Managing Director, US Research Services
For more on C&W Americans 2010 predictions, download Ken's podcast.
Economic Pulse - EMEA: Slow growth but no renewed recession
A mix of relatively attractive pricing, improving confidence, low interest rates, along with the search for productivity gains or new market-share should lead to opportunities for focused and well-funded businesses. For occupiers and investors, 2010 should see greater confidence leading to more activity.
By David Hutchings, Partner, Head of the European Research Group
For more on C&W EMEA 2010 predictions, listen to David's podcast.
Economic Pulse: Asia Pacific - Which way is Asia headed?
Investing in certain Asian markets where inflationary conditions are likely to persist remains a logical strategy. Large populations of relatively young workforces
and low levels of debt and plenty of savings puts many Asian countries in a good position for continued strong growth
Get more insight from Choonbeng Ang
Economic Pulse: Europe - What should we plan for?
Occupiers and investors face a number of problems in working out their strategy, not helped by the fact that inflationary conditions could be quite different within the five- to seven-year time horizon, with a period of low but volatile inflation in the short term possibly giving way to higher inflation in two to three years.
Get more insight from David Hutchings
Economic Pulse: the Americas - Precarious Balance
Whether serious inflation or deflation is avoided will come down to the ability of monetary and fiscal authorities to revive the economy and then withdraw the stimulus before it creates too much demand. For the commercial real estate industry, the driver of recovery will be employment growth, and, all factors considered, we anticipate a return to rising values in the 2010/2011 time frame.
Get more insight from Ken McCarthy
Australian Real Estate Market Webinar
Prospecting for nuggets
This webinar analyses Australia's economy in detail and also looks at the key investment drivers that make Australia's commercial real estate market a favourite destination amongst foreign investors, in particular Asian purchasers.
European Economic Pulse: Glimmers of Hope
Talk of green shoots may be premature. While skepticism is still healthy, we cannot ignore the evidence that a new phase of the cycle is starting for much of Europe, particularly in the West.
For more insight, LISTEN to David Hutchings' podcast.
Asia Pacific Economic Pulse: Are We There Yet?
Large Asian economies have continued to grow through one of the worst global recessions; nonetheless office markets will take time to absorb the supply coming on stream given the weaker rate of tenant demand.
For more insight, LISTEN to Megan Walters' podcast.