Asia Pacific Hotel Sales & Investment

With 73% of all investment sales in the Asia Pacific region in 1H/2015, Japan and Australia remain the most attractive markets for Asian investors. We believe that a few portfolios and single hotel assets will be transacted by the end of 2015.

July 2015

  • The first half of 2015 saw US$3.02 billion worth of transactions, a 32% decrease on 1H/2014.
  • The Australian market saw the most transactions this quarter with US$1.13 billion, 58% of all investment sales in the Asia Pacific region.
  • Japan was the second most active market this quarter, despite 1H/2015 volumes decreasing by 32% compared to 1H/2014.
  • This quarter, transactions occurred in 11 countries. Listed in descending order of volumes they are: Australia, Japan, South Korea, China, Malaysia, Maldives, Indonesia, Vietnam, India, Thailand, and New Zealand.
  • Quarterly hotel sale volumes in eight countries increased compared to the same quarter last year. Notably, Australia and Korea experienced increases of 337% and 69% respectively while China experienced a 54% decrease.
  • Companies from nine countries invested in Asia Pacific hotels.
  • Investors from Singapore were the most active, with US$587 million or 30% of all investment sales in Q2/2015. Investors from China were second with 23%, while investors from Hong Kong, and Japan followed, both with 14% of total Asia Pacific transactions.

Key contacts

Simon Smith

Simon Smith

Senior Director
Research & Consultancy

Two Exchange Square

+852 2842 4573


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