INVESTORS of shoplots and shopoffices enjoyed rental yields of more than 10%, and saw their capital values grow faster than other property types, before prices started increasing in 2009, says Savills (M) Sdn Bhd managing director Allan Soo (pictured, below).
THE Klang Valley residential property monitor saw little or no change in prices on a quarterly basis in 4Q2015.
2015 was indeed a challenging year for the market due to several internal and external issues, such as the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), the weakened ringgit, political uncertainty, and property market cooling measures, resulting in poor consumer sentiment.
PETALING JAYA (March 9): The Malaysian property market is expected to see some signs of recovery by this year-end, supported by an improving local economy and market sentiment.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 2): Experiential shopping will be a new trend as consumers still prefer physical interaction – such as talking to the sales consultant and feeling and touching the product – which cannot be replicated through online shopping, said a retail property consultant.
PETALING JAYA (Mar 1): The retail space in Klang Valley will hit the 60 million sq ft mark in 2017, said Savills Malaysia managing director Allan Soo.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 27): The sale of retail portfolios and demand for logistic space is expected to increase in Europe this year, said global property services firm Savills in a briefing note entitled “Themes for European property in 2016” released this month.
THE Klang Valley residential market saw price growth in 3Q2015, albeit at a slower pace, as homebuyers remained cautious about the current economic and political situation.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 5): European cities' office market has seen a 21% increase in take-up rates year-on-year (YoY) in 3Q2015, according to global real estate services provider Savills' market report on European offices for the period under review.