Future of Office: Singapore Occupier Survey Report

Many cities in APAC have seen a contraction in occupation since the pandemic. Expectedly, this was a result of corporate restructuring and natural business attrition. 

Based on our recent occupier survey of ARA office assets in Singapore, most respondents do not expect their physical office footprint to change in the short term. On the future leasing needs, a minority of respondents are less sanguine with any new outfits.

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Future of Office: China Occupier Survey

Many cities in APAC have seen a contraction in occupation since the pandemic. Expectedly, this was a result of corporate restructuring and natural business attrition. 

Based on our recent occupier survey of ARA office assets in China, the occupancy remains relatively stable as most tenants prefer that their employees work in the office. Only a minority had staff on alternative work arrangements.

 

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Future of Office: Australia Occupier Survey Report

Many cities in APAC have seen a contraction in occupation since the pandemic. Expectedly, this was a result of corporate restructuring and natural business attrition. 

Based on our recent occupier survey of ARA office assets in Australia, most respondents do not expect their physical office footprint to change in the short term. However,  future office needs are likely to see slight shifts in response to the pandemic and the rising popularity of WFH. 

 

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ESG & Real Estate Investment

Globally, interest and demand for ESG considerations have increased across all real estate asset groups, elevated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Data suggest that incorporating ESG considerations into a portfolio strategy improves reputational, financial and operational performance for the asset owner. 

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Insight Research (15 Apr - 26 May 2021)

92% of respondents indicated that they were confident in longer-term growth of global consumer and retail businesses.  

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ARA Alternative Assets & Infrastructure (13 - 19 May 2021)

GDS Holdings is considering acquiring GLP's data centre business as the Chinese cloud computing company seeks to expand its digital infrastructure capacity in the world's second-largest economy, according to people familiar with the matter.


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ARA Alternative Assets & Infrastructure (6 - 12 May 2021)

The Morrison government will allocate more than $4bn to infrastructure projects in Tuesday night’s federal budget as part of efforts to lock in economic recovery after the pandemic and drive down unemployment.


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ARA Alternative Assets & Infrastructure (29 Apr - 5 May 2021)

Cubico Sustainable Investments has partnered with natural resources and energy business Peel NRE to develop onshore wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the UK. 

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