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A video insights series from Cushman & Wakefield's economists and experts on the most important metrics shaping the CRE landscape.

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Life Sciences Update in Greater China

July 11, 2024 - Dive into the evolving landscape of China's life sciences industry with Shaun Brodie, as he reveals the key number driving its growth: 9.5%. From policy shifts to demographic trends, discover why this sector is poised for significant expansion. 

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U.S. Summer Travel Trends

July 3, 2024 - 70.9 million Americans are hitting the road and skies this holiday. But what's that got to do with CRE? Join James Bohnaker in this week's episode to find out more. 

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Jacob Albers
The Latest Pulse on Rising U.S. Healthcare Activity

July 2, 2024 – Discover the factors behind the $7.7B in YTD 2024 medical office transactions - a doubling of last year's H1 numbers. Join Jacob Albers in this week's episode to hear more about how healthcare assets are navigating economic challenges with continued rent growth, high occupancy rates, and growing capital markets activity.

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European Fair Value Index Update

June 25, 2024 – Join Guilherme Neves in this week's episode, as he discusses the latest insights on commercial real estate pricing and breaks down the Fair Value Index score of 81, signaling a pivotal turning point across markets. For a more comprehensive analysis, please read our European Fair Value Index report.

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AI and the Law Firms of the Future: The Growing Trend of Tech-Enhanced Legal Services

June 21, 2024 - Join John McWilliams in this week's episode, as he discusses the growing prevalence of AI in law firms and how these firms are currently leveraging the technology.

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Rebecca Rockey
U.S. Macro Outlook: Breaking Down Key Stat

June 13, 2024 – Join Rebecca Rockey in this episode, as she reveals two important stats for 2025. Discover how these forecasts will shape the economic landscape and property markets, paving the way for dynamic shifts and capital market momentum. For a more in depth analysis, download our Midyear 2024 Outlook Report.

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European Macro Outlook 2024

June 13, 2024 - Join Sukhdeep Dhillon as she unveils Europe's commercial real estate investment landscape. Despite cautious investor sentiment, signs of stabilisation emerge, hinting at a transformative year ahead for commercial real estate. Explore the opportunities and challenges shaping the market's transition phase in our latest European Macro Outlook Report.

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Breaking Down the ECB’s Move: What You Need to Know for CRE

With a 25-point adjustment, the European Central Bank subtly recalibrates its monetary strategy. The commercial real estate sector braces for a shift in dynamics, poised for heightened activity and evolving valuations in a post-GFC era of rate adjustments. Join Sukhdeep Dhillon in this week's episode to find out more.

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Catherine Chen
Asia Pacific Office Investment Update

May 30, 2024 - Discover why 35% of total investments in Asia Pacific are in office assets. Join Catherine Chen as she delves into the resilience and growth drivers shaping Asia Pacific's office sector. From tight vacancies to high-growth markets, explore the opportunities in this dynamic landscape.

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Sandy Romero
U.S. Industrial Construction Cost Trends

May 22, 2024 - Join Sandy Romero as she reveals the latest insights on industrial construction costs and explores what construction trends across all commercial real estate sectors mean for occupiers and investors.

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Kevin Thorpe
U.S. Consumer Price Inflation Report Update: Encouraging Signs Ahead

May 16, 2024 - In this timely episode, Kevin Thorpe shares his insights on the latest CPI report, revealing encouraging signs of inflation cooling off. Discover how these insights shape the potential for a Fed rate cut and a stronger commercial real estate market ahead. 

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European Luxury Retail Frontier

May 16, 2024 - Join Sally Bruer in this week's episode, as she provides insight into the world of European luxury retail. Discover why prime retail spaces are in high demand and how luxury retailers are reshaping the market.

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Forecasting ECB's Move: Will June See a Cut in Interest Rates?

May 9, 2024 - Learn about the intricacies of the euro area’s economic landscape with Sukhdeep Dhillon, as she analyzes the recent inflation data and what that means for the ECB’s eagerly awaiting move to cut rates in June. Further discover how this move could shape the commercial real estate sector and more in her recent instant insight.

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The Emerging World of BESS in Greater China

May 2, 2024 - Join Shaun Brodie in this week's episode, as he dives into the emerging world of Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) in Greater China. Discover how BESS is revolutionizing power distribution in cities like Shanghai, and why China's BESS market is set for exponential growth. 

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U.S. Multifamily Market Update

April 25, 2024 - Our latest video with Sam Tenenbaum reveals the multifamily market's surprising resilience, with a mere 8 basis points, quarter-over-quarter, increase in the stabilized vacancy rate. Robust demand has kept rent growth positive, even as new supply continues to pepper the market.

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Jason P
Q1 2024 U.S. Industrial Leasing Activity

April 18, 2024 - Our latest MarketBeat report reveals new industrial leasing activity during the first quarter of 2024 surpassed pre-pandemic levels by 3%. Join Jason Price as he discusses some of our first quarter macro trends and what is driving leasing activity.

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Kevin Thorpe
Consumer Price Inflation Report Update: March 2024

April 11, 2024 - The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its March Consumer Price Inflation report this week. Join Kevin Thorpe in this episode, as he shares his insights on why the Fed might still have room to maneuver even with the increase in inflation numbers.

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Abby Corbett
Deciphering the Debt Landscape

April 10, 2024 - The number for this episode is 90 bps, which reflects the latest CMDS AAA spread over benchmark swap rates. CMBS credit spreads have tightened and are now back to pre-rate hike levels, an improvement which bodes well for CRE debt liquidity overall. In this video, Abby Corbett highlights some of the key perspectives that she sees as most important when forming an outlook on the debt markets ahead.

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Xian Yang
Opportunity Beckons in Southeast Asia

April 4, 2024 - Join Xian Yang in this episode as he breaks down the $16 billion that was invested into Southeast Asia property in 2023. From Singapore's retail surge to emerging markets' new economic assets, discover why Southeast Asia is becoming a hotspot for global investors.

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Bank of Japan Raises Rates for the First Time in 17 Years

March 27, 2024 - The Bank of Japan recently announced an increase in rates. Join Mari Kumagai in this week’s video as she discusses the 5.4% policy gap rate differential between Japan and the U.S. and the impacts on the CRE market, government debt, and the strength of the Japanese yen.

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Dr Dominic Brown
Global Fit Out Cost Guide

March 22, 2024 - The global average office fit-out cost is $134 per square foot. Join Dr. Dominic Brown in this episode to gain insights into the comparison with last year's figures and the underlying reasons driving this trend. 

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Jason P
U.S. Industrial Construction: A Shift in Supply

March 14, 2024 - The U.S. industrial construction pipeline has declined by 34% year-over-year and is anticipated to contract further. Join Jason Price as he delves into the evolving landscape and its implications for new trends in size dynamics and market demand.

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Sandy Romero
U.S. Life Sciences Labor Growth Forecast

March 6, 2024 - The 10-year forecast for U.S. life sciences employment growth is 7.9%, which is nearly three times the forecast for overall employment. In this week’s video, Sandy Romero uncovers how this surge is reshaping the demand for lab space and driving construction trends in major markets. 

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U.S. Legal Sector Office Demand on the Rise

February 29, 2024 - Join John McWilliams to uncover how strong legal sector demand for office space has been and where that demand was concentrated.

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Jacob Albers
Record Data Center Growth

February 23, 2024 – North American data centers experienced a staggering 22% surge over the past year, with record-low vacancies and high demand fueled by remote work and cloud migration. What is driving this breakneck demand? Find out more in this week’s Behind The Numbers video by Jacob Albers. 

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Global capability centers reshaping India’s office landscape

February 15, 2024 - Join Suvishesh Valsan in this week's Behind The Numbers video, as he unveils how Global Capability Centers (GCCs) are reshaping India's office leasing landscape. With GCCs accounting for an impressive 22% of gross office leasing in 2023, an impressive 16 MSF, what implications does this hold for 2024? 

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Dynamics of Eurozone Inflation

February 8, 2024 - The dynamics in Eurozone inflation has surprised many, resulting in increased expectations for more aggressive rate cuts by the ECB this year. What does this mean for the European real estate sector? Find out more in this Behind The Numbers video by Sukhdeep Dhillon.

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Sandy Romero
Unveiling U.S. Retail Fit Out Trends

February 6, 2024 - In this edition, Sandy Romero reveals the average cost to fit out an inline retail space in the US as $147 per square foot. From regional disparities to key expense areas, explore the factors shaping construction expenses and the implications for retail fit-outs in today's market.

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Abby Corbett
Macro Outlook 2024

January 29, 2024 - With the Fed expected to hold rates steady for the time being, we're revisiting Abby Corbett’s introduction to her section of the Macro Outlook 2024, which addresses the impact that both rate stability and greater acceptance of normalized rates will have on aligning buyer and seller expectations.

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Strengthening U.S. Multifamily Fundamentals

January 18, 2024 - In this year’s U.S. Outlook report, Sam Tenenbaum explores why, despite a coming wave of new supply, incentives towards home rental over ownership should help the multifamily market retain the momentum gained from a resilient 2023.

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David Smith
Occupiers Portfolio Plans in 2024

January 12, 2024 - With U.S. office occupiers expected to shrink their portfolios by only 2.9% this year, David Smith looks at why this could well be a sign of occupancy stabilization and even a return to growth in 2025.

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Kevin Thorpe
10 Critical Questions for 2024

January 4, 2024 - In his introduction to the “10 Critical Questions for 2024” report, Kevin Thorpe makes the case for how the cooling of wage growth, and the subsequent pivot of Fed policy, will be the trigger for momentum starting to form in the CRE sector.

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Key CRE Trends of 2023

December 21, 2024 - For the last episode of the year, Kevin Thorpe takes a look back at some of the key CRE trends of the year just gone, as well as looking ahead to the challenges and  areas of opportunity heading into 2024.

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Jacob Albers
Pivotal Moment for Low Vacancy Medical Office Sector

December 14, 2023 – With 93% national occupancy for medical office assets, and inventory growth rate hovering at only 1%, Jacob Albers explores the dynamics of U.S. healthcare real estate assets and the knock-on opportunities for investors.

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Rebecca Rockey
A Rolling Recession is Here

December 8, 2023 – Despite the robust performance witnessed in 2023, there are many leading indicators flashing caution lights for the journey ahead. With a rolling recession already underway in certain segments of the U.S. economy, Rebecca Rockey gives her insights into what 2024 will hold for investors and occupiers alike.

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Jacob Albers
Navigating the Resilient Realm of CRE Alternative Sectors

December 4, 2023 – Over the past three years, CRE alternatives or niche sectors have accounted for 13% of overall transaction volume, totaling 289 billion. Despite recent challenges to liquidity, these sectors remain resilient due to several factors explored in this video by Jacob Albers.

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Dr Dominic Brown
Prime Retail Completes Rental Recovery

November 22, 2023 - In our latest edition of the annual Main Streets Around The World, we examine the resilience of the retail sector across global markets. Here, Head of International Research, Dr. Dominic Brown, provides his sneak peak into one of the report’s key talking points.

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James B
Impact of Commercial Property Insurance Cost Increases

November 10, 2023 - Severe climate events in the U.S. have led to a 27.6% increase per square foot in the cost of commercial real estate property insurance. The impact on insurers and occupiers alike is a complex picture, explored in this C&W: Behind The Numbers video by James Bohnaker.

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Abby Corbett
Beyond the Volatility

November 3, 2023 - It's easy to get caught up in the dizzying volatility of this high-yield environment. However, keeping a view on the bigger picture implications for the CRE debt and capital markets is key. Find out more with Abby Corbett.

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Jacob Albers
Work-from-Anywhere Fueling U.S. 'Bleisure' Travel

October 26, 2023Jacob Albers summarizes the impact and opportunity of the emerging blended travel trend for hospitality operators and investors in our latest Behind The Numbers episode.

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Sam T
U.S. Construction Starts Come Crashing Down

October 20, 2023 - U.S. multifamily construction starts are down 60% in the third quarter compared to last year. Sam Tenenbaum looks at the impact of this strong signal for eventual occupancy recovery and rental acceleration..

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Sandy Romero
U.S. Biotech Outpacing Other High Growth Sectors

October 12, 2023 - This week Sandy Romero explains why 0.14% demonstrates the exciting pace of growth for U.S. biotechnology research and development, along with the impact for commercial real estate.

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David Smith
The U.S. Manufacturing and Clean Energy Investment Wave

October 5, 2023 - With $470 billion in U.S. manufacturing and clean energy investments since 2020, what is the impact for CRE and the demand for space? David Smith, Head of Americas Insights, investigates.

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Kevin Thorpe
Government Shutdowns

September 29, 2023 - Are we heading for a fifth government shutdown in 50 years? In this time sensitive video, Kevin Thorpe addresses what the last four shutdowns tell us about how this next one might unfold.

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Abby Corbett
Rising Interest Rates Hitting Lower-Tier Offices Hardest

September 21, 2023 - Abby Corbett, Global Head of Investor Insights, chose 68% as her number for the week - the projected drop in value facing lower tier office spaces over our forecast horizon through 2027.

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European Central Bank Raise Rates for 10th Time

September 14, 2023 - With wage growth in Europe on the downslope and headline inflation cut in half, there’s good evidence that rate increases could be coming to an end. Sukhdeep Dhillon reacts in our latest Behind The Numbers episode.

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Rebecca Rockey
Majority of Private Industries Adding Jobs

September 6, 2023 – Following the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ release of August employment figures, Rebecca Rockey, Global Head of Forecasting, addresses what the 63.8% diffusion index metric means for occupiers and investors alike.

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Jacob Albers
artificial intelligence boom

August 30, 2023Jacob Albers, Head of Alternatives Insights, addresses the impact that the artificial intelligence boom is having on the U.S. data center market, along with some key considerations for investors.

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Sam T
Multifamily Assets Should Preserve Value

August 24, 2023 - As interest rates hit a 20 year high, households are increasingly seeing financial upside in renting versus buying. Discover more with Head of Multifamily Insights Sam Tenenbaum.

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James B
Consumer Spending on Track​

August 17, 2023 - Armed with the latest retail sales figures, Senior Economist James Bohnaker explains why retailers and the CRE industry at large should take note.

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Jason P
A Healthy Industrial Outlook​

August 10, 2023 - Head of Industrial Research Jason Price looks ahead at the impact that a wave of new industrial supply will have on record average rental rates.

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David Smith
A Hybrid Work Benchmark​

August 3, 2023 - Adaptability and value is the name of the game for a 3.5 days per week in the office workforce according to David Smith, Head of Americas Insights.

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