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Asia-Pac office market 'cushioned against rate rise'

Cushman & Wakefield also sees rent upside in Tokyo, Singapore and Jakarta

Internet firms have emerged as a key driver in the occupier market in Asia Pacific, making up about 20 per cent of space taken up in the second quarter of this year, according to a recent study by Cushman & Wakefield.


GREATER diversification of tenant mix, positive economic fundamentals and continued business expansion are seen propping up the office sector in Asia Pacific, offering a buffer from the prospect of rising interest rates.

And among the region's core mature markets, rent