Knight Frank’s Prime Global Rental Index Q3 2015

Results for Q3 2015:

  • The index slipped 0.9 per cent in the year to September 2015, down from a rise of 3.4 per cent two years earlier.
  • The Chinese city of Guangzhou leads the annual rankings with prime rents up 6.2 per cent.
  • On a regional basis, Africa recorded the strongest rise in rents, up 1.3 per cent on average.
  • The gap between the strongest and weakest performing city has shrunk from 30 to 17.5 percentage points in the last two years.
  • The index reached its peak in Q4 2014 having increased 23 per cent from its financial crisis low in Q2 2009.