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Published on September 8th, 2014

The Chinese developer plans to double the size of its business in the next five years, with three big domestic projects, a high-profile east London development and plans for other…

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Companies & People


Leow takes helm of CapitaMalls Asia Jason Leow, chief executive of CapitaLand China, is moving to the role of CEO of CapitaMalls Asia. He will take over from Lim Beng...


Japanese move boosts property’s pension pot

The weight of capital that could be unleashed if Japanese institutions were to allocate to property is something spoken of in hushed tones by real estate professionals. But like the...


September Diary

Wealthy Chinese have their visa card suspended in the US… How many wealthy Chinese are buying real estate in the US? So many that the US has run out of...


Demand buoys Japanese logistics sector

Leasing demand for Japanese logistics property was strong in Q2 2014, according to JLL’s Asia Pacific Property Digest. Demand is coming from a range of sectors including transportation and storage,...

World News

September World News in Brief

Chinese retailer buys controlling stake in UK’s House of Fraser… Chinese department store group Nanjing Cenbest has paid £480m ($789.3m) for an 89% stake in UK retailer House of Fraser....


Morgan Stanley set to spin off Arena REIT and wind up funds

Arena funds slated for asset sales while REIT’s management will be internalised  Morgan Stanley Real Estate- owned Arena Investment Management is to internalise the management of its childcare REIT and...


Loup to relinquish Asian helm after 25 years with Grosvenor

Former UBS China property head set to take on role when Loup joins UK developer  Nick Loup is to leave Grosvenor, after 25 years with the UK developer and 20...


Arrivals to Qianhai zone help drive up Shenzhen off ice rents

Shenzhen office rents are rising as new companies register in the city, particularly targeting the new Qianhai development zone, according to Savills’ Shenzhen Office Briefing report. City-wide vacancy rates fell...


GLP prepares share issue and asset transfer to J-REIT

GLP J-REIT is to raise ¥32.8bn ($321m) of equity and will acquire a further nine assets from its sponsor Global Logistic Properties. GLP plans to sell nine wholly- owned properties...

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