In recent years, China's economy has been boosted by rapid industrialization and urbanization. Rising incomes have stimulated demand for residential real estate and business expansion has led to the development of the Commercial Real Estate industry in China. Over the five years through 2018, revenue for the industry has been growing at an annualized rate of 9.2% to about $344.6 billion.Revenue growth has been volatile over the past five years. The government has issued policies to suppress the industry's overheated development, inflated prices and speculative activities. It has put limits on property purchases and loans, reformed housing taxes and imposed price restrictions over the past five years. As a result, industry revenue growth was low in 2011 and 2012...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Retail storesRetail businesses are expected to account for 49% of industry revenue in 2018. Supermarkets (IBISWorld industry report 6512), shopping malls, department stores (6511) are the main products in the retail building segment. As a common commercial property, the retail segment has expanded from first-tier cities to small cities.Office buildingsOffice buildings constitute a major commercial real estate products, contributing 30% in 2018. The customers of this segment are banks, IT companies, and other private firms. Office buildings are often centralized in central business districts (CBDs) in major cities and are classified by quality and related facilities (e.g. Grade B, Grade A and Grade Super A). A h...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Commercial Real Estate Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Commercial Real Estate Industry are

  • Good project management skills
  • Establishment of brand names
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Economic Indicators - Business Sentiment and Gross Private Fixed Investment - Non Residential Structures in the Commercial Real Estate industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Commercial Real Estate Industry?

    The Commercial Real Estate industry in China is mainly engaged in commercial building development, sales, leasing and marketing. Commercial buildings include office buildings and shopping malls. The development of residential housing, schools, and libraries is excluded from this industry.

    Industry Products
  • Retail buildings
  • Office buildings
  • Hotels
  • Others
  • Industry Activities
  • Commercial houses development
  • Commercial houses sales
  • Commercial houses leasing
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Economic Indicators - Business Sentiment
  • Gross Private Fixed Investment - Non Residential Structures
  • Urban Population
  • Interest Rates - Housing Loan Rates
  • Per Capita Disposable Income

  • Current Performance
    Wages, enterprises and employmentIndustry challenges
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Commercial Real Estate Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Commercial Real Estate Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Realty Management
  • Real Estate Agents

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Building Completion & Interior Design
  • Building Construction

  • Products & Services
  • Retail buildings
  • Office buildings
  • Hotels
  • Others
  • Chart: Commercial Real Estate Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Economic growth
  • Urbanization
  • Personal disposable income
  • Business expansion
  • Product innovation

  • Major Markets
  • Business sector
  • Individuals
  • Intermediaries
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Commercial Real Estate Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Commercial Real Estate

  • Basis of Competition
  • Land acquisition
  • Quality
  • Service
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Commercial Real Estate Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Dalian Wanda Group, GreenLand Group, China Vanke Co., Ltd., CapitaLand China, China Resources Land Limited,
  • Table: Dalian Wanda Group - financial performance
  • Table: GreenLand Group - financial performance
  • Table: China Vanke Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: CapitaLand China - financial performance
  • Table: China Resources Land Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Commercial Real Estate Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Commercial Real Estate Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Total Assets (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    City Complex
  • A combined commercial property with multiple functions (e.g. hotel, office, park, convention, apartments and shopping mall). Also known as a mixed-use building.
  • Construction Floor Space
  • A measure of all the floor space of each story within a commercial building.
  • Occupancy Rate
  • The amount of real estate space occupied as a percentage of total available space.
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    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
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