Asia-Pacific Top Real Estate Market Destination


For the first time, the Asia-Pacific region has overtaken Europe to become the largest real estate investment market in the world.

The Asian-Pacific market grew 9% in the past year and is now worth US$4.6 trillion, compared to Europe’s US$4.4 trillion after growth of 2%. The North American market is the third largest market, worth US$3.9 trillion.

The surge in the construction of skyscrapers in the Asia-Pacific region is one sign of the recent construction boom—half of the world’s 100 tallest buildings are located there, and nearly a third of them in China.

China is now the world’s second largest national market, trailing only the United States.

Source: Asia-Pacific takes top place for property investments | Financial Times


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