Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
After severe conditions cut into demand for commercial real estate, the industry will likely begin to revive over the next five years. During the credit crisis, commercial real estate activities in emerging markets like China and India offset some of this decline. These emerging markets will continue to bolster overall revenue growth, as unemployment, business growth and construction activity improve... read more
The Global Commercial Real Estate industry comprises a diverse set of firms that specialize in a variety of real estate activities, including brokerage, property and facilities leasing and management, research and analytics, consulting, valuation, appraisal, real estate development, property subdivision and asset management. These activities are divided into four main segments: construction, commercial leasing, residential leasing and real estate services.
Construction activities account for about 30.0% of industry revenue. Development firms acquire land, obtain financing and construct buildings and other structures that add value to the premises. Firms then sell these projects or retain them as assets, allowing them to generate income overtime... read more