Global Commercial Real Estate: Market Research Report

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Global Commercial Real Estate Market Research Report | Nov 2014

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Commercial Real Estate global market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies globally and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment ('000)
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The global recession led to a notable contraction in the Global Commercial Real Estate industry during 2009 and the early half of 2010, as unemployment rose and property values fell in the United States, Europe and Japan. During the credit crunch, financing became constrained, real estate transactions dropped and new construction stalled. Fortunately, booming commercial real estate activity in Asia offset industry declines in other regions. In the coming years, expanding business and retail operations will drive industry growth, as unemployment declines in mature markets and consumer spending and corporate profit grow in developing economies... read more

Starting a New Business

Barriers to entry for new firms in this industry can vary significantly. For operators that specialize in commercial real estate services, such as brokerage and property management, most barriers are related to brand recognition and the ability to attract new clientele. These firms require less upfront capital, but it is often tough to acquire new clients due to the importance of having local contacts, strong referrals and a reputation for excellent performance.

Commercial real estate ownership, on the other hand, is capital intensive, as significant funds are needed to purchase property, develop land, and run operations. Access to capital markets, therefore, is essential to success in this industry... read more


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What is the Global Commercial Real Estate Industry?

This industry buys, sells, rents and operates owned or leased real estate, including income-generating residential properties (e.g. apartment buildings) and commercial properties (e.g. retail malls, hotels, restaurants and casinos). The industry also includes real estate services, such as brokerage, property management, valuation and other consulting services.

Industry Products
Property salesCommercial leasingResidential leasingAdvisory, valuation and capital marketsProperty management
Industry Activities
Leasing nonresidential buildings, structures and landLeasing miniwarehouses and self-storage unitsRenting nonresidential real estate for others (e.g. agents and brokers)Selling real estate for others (e.g. agents and brokers)Providing property management servicesProviding real estate appraisal and valuation servicesProviding real estate asset management servicesProviding real estate listing servicesProviding real estate consulting services

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