Construction market trends

US | Residential construction impacted by shortages of building materials and labour; Private non-residential construction improvement continues.

Europe | Continued stabilising activity in construction. Buildings supported by demand while infrastructure lags behind.

China | Adjustment in residential real estate sector continues but infrastructure output supportive.

India | Gradual pickup in economic activity continues.

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The workplace will never be the same: Imperatives for real-estate owners and operators

For investors and owners of office properties, 2020 was a roller-coaster year that left an unprecedented amount of office space empty for many months. Although working from home is a challenge for many knowledge workers, in a recent survey 72 percent said they love it. Many employees wonder if the typical office might become a thing of the past.

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