What Next is a concise monthly newsletter by IQI Global that aims at keeping readers informed on the current and upcoming developments in the global market with it's key focus on the real estate industry across multiple regions.
In this issue, we take a look at the impact of oil prices as well as the effect of the plunge in the DJIA early in the quarter. The US economy is still in the sub-par growth leading to many question marks for global investors as the political uncertainty is causing a huge drag on the economy. On another note, Uncertain policies of the global central banks has made gold favourable for sophisticated investors.
In real estate, Australian markets show that rent levels and growth varies substantially by capital city, depending on the balance of supply and demand. Malaysia on the other hand could see a positive demand for office space in established and upcoming decentralised locations along the rail transportation routes due to emergence of the second MRT line. Vietnam has also become one of the most attractive destinations for retailers in South East Asia. Likewise, Ho Chi Minh City’s economic importance and status as retail hub continues to attract a strong development pipeline.