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 offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at an international level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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

Industry Products

Commercial and residential Leasing

Combined, commercial and residential leasing is expected to account for 34.9% of total industry revenue in 2014. Commercial leasing is estimated to account for 21.1% of industry revenue. Property owners generate revenue through rental income, net gains from property sales and real estate brokerage fees. Rental rates are generally determined by the type, class and location of the property that is being leased. Other factors that are important for rental rates include general economic growth and property valuations. Demand for commercial real estate increases as businesses expand. Therefore, revenue from this segment is dependent on consumer spending, which is affected by unemployment rates and disposable incomes... 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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