Global Commercial Real Estate: Market Research Report

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Global Commercial Real Estate Market Research Report | Jun 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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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Global Commercial Real Estate (CRE) industry includes real estate brokerage, valuation, sales, management, consulting and appraisal. Aggregated by geographic region, the industry is dominated by developed economies, primarily in the United States and Europe. However, emerging economies like China have experienced the strongest industry growth over the five years to 2014. While slower anticipated growth of Europe and Japan will limit more rapid increases in industry revenue, the global CRE market will shift more and more toward burgeoning countries like India, where consistent growth will be found during the coming years... read more

Starting a New Business

Barriers to entry for new firms in this industry can vary significantly by country, state, city and operating sector. For firms that specialize in commercial real estate services, such as brokerage, property and facilities management, consulting, appraisal and asset 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 property ownership is capital intensive, as money is needed to purchase property, develop land, and run operations... 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 and property management. Other activities include appraisal services and real estate subdivision and property development.

Industry Products
ConstructionCommercial leasingResidential leasingReal estate services
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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