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Worldview: France 

France was touted as the top European market for foreign investors, but once the pandemic hit, it experienced the same pains as countries all over the world. 

Worldview: Germany 

Germany remains the commercial real estate market powerhouse in Europe with its strongest quarter for any European country ever at the end of 2019.

Worldview: China 

The Chinese economy continues to grow — but that expansion is simply not enough when compared to historical trends. 

Worldview: Canada 

The new year is looking up for the Canadian commercial real estate market, with a 14.6 percent quarter-over-quarter increase in 3Q2020.

Worldview: Thailand 

Thailand, the world’s 24th largest economy by gross domestic product, had an expectedly turbulent 2021. 

Worldview: Singapore 

Singapore bounced back in a major way in 2021, with the economy expanding by 7.6 percent year over year, outpacing initial projections of 7.2 percent.

Worldview: Spain 

In 2020, Spain experienced a historic drop in GDP, but it has since rebounded and is now looking at 4.4 percent growth this year, according to CBRE’s Real Estate Market Outlook. Real estate investment in the country is expected to reach upward of $14.6 billion. 

Worldview: Brazil 

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to produce chaos in global economies in 2021. Brazil suffered a sharp contraction in gross domestic product in 1Q2021 of 1.5 percent, with unemployment inching upward to 12.9 percent in May.

Worldview: South Korea 
South Korea distinguished itself among Asia-Pacific countries as the only market to see deal volume increase compared to year-over-year numbers.
Worldview: United Kingdom 
Like so many global markets, the United Kingdom’s commercial real estate market is feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, with $17.9 billion in CRE investment for the first half of 2020,