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APRIL 2014 DIARY

Published on April 13th, 2014

APREA’s new head Peter is likely to be a forceful property apostle The incumbent and incoming chief executives of the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association are both Australian and both…

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Companies & People

COMPANIES & PEOPLE

Verwer fills top spot at APREA Peter Verwer has been appointed chief executive of the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA) and will take up the post at the start...

Comment

A collapse or two is no cause for concern

You don’t get to be China’s largest listed residential developer by being stupid, so it is worth paying attention to recent pronouncements by the leadership of China Vanke. The received...

Market Talk

APRIL 2014 MARKET TALK

“We are approaching a period of rental growth all over the regIon” Jeremy Sheldon, JLL’s head of Asia pacific markets, gets excited about the region’s occupier market at a hong...

World News

UK and US still top choices for Asians targeting foreign property

The UK and US remain the prime focus for Asian investors, speakers at recent Colliers International conferences in Hong Kong and Singapore heard. At the two investor conferences, panels of...

Survey

Koreans add debt card to safe foreign property play

Safety remains a strong priority for Korean institutions investing abroad, but as the core western markets they favour become overpriced, they are considering investing in property debt too Korean investors...

News

CIC and GIC vie as suitors for Tokyo ‘wedding factory’ asset

Lone Star is considering bids for its Meguro Gajoen complex in Tokyo, which could fetch up to ¥140bn ($1.37bn). GIC Private and China Investment Corporation, in tandem with Aetos Capital,...

Comment

Asia goes to work on latest CRE trends

CoreNet Global’s recent Asia Pacific summit highlighted the way businesses’ corporate real estate functions are being given increasing credence in Asia, with trends such as flexible working growing faster here...

News

Seven assets seed Propertylink’s Australian industrial fund

Australian niche manager Propertylink is launching a A$400m ($373.4m) Australian industrial fund. The Propertylink Australian Industrial Partnership has been seeded with seven assets in Brisbane, Sydney, Perth and Melbourne, worth...

Survey

Cheap money but conservative terms for Asian property

While low-cost debt is widely available for real estate across the region, banks’ preference for relatively low loan-to-value levels and safe assets has left a gap for non-bank lenders to...

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