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Global Commercial Real Estate: Market Research Report

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Global Commercial Real Estate Market Research Report | May 2015

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
Revenue
$3tr
Annual Growth 10-15
3.8%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment ('000)
11,336
Businesses
3,647,000
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Global Commercial Real Estate industry recovered from the difficult recessionary environment, fueled by a global credit crunch and a notable contraction in lending, real estate transactions, construction activity and property values. Booming commercial real estate activity in Asia offset declines in other regions, and lower unemployment and higher disposable incomes in mature economies helped revive commercial construction and real estate prices. In the next five years, industry revenue is forecast to increase as expanding business and retail operations drives revenue growth. Additionally, the global RE market will increasignly shift toward burgeoning countries where consistent growth will be apparent... 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. Therefore, access to capital markets 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 mini warehouses 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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