The hospitality investment market in Asia has seen a substantial weight of capital investing in Japan, Singapore and China so far this year. For the 1H 2013, total investment volumes of value of hospitality assets, closed or contracted, have reached USD5.16 bn. This is an increase of over 53% from the same period last year. Including preliminary data from Q3 2013, total investment volumes year-to-date has reached USD8.14 bn.
Cushman & Wakefield expects the 2013 investment volumes to reach USD 10-12 bn. This would make 2013 a record year for hospitality investment after the global financial crisis.