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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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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...

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...

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...

News

China Vanke has state-owned property ventures in its sights

Developer says it is well placed to buy Chinese state companies set for privatisation  China Vanke is seeking to take advantage of Chinese government reforms and buy up the real estate...

Research

AsiaProperty Capital Raising Update

CLSA Capital Partners launched its third Fudo Capital fund last month, which has an $850m equity target and will invest in diversified assets across Asia

Analysis

Mega funds make giant steps into Asia as capital for property reaches highest level since 2008

China is the favourite destination for the $10.4bn of capital raised for investment in Asia last year, with a few large funds, such as Blackstone’s latest, $4bn vehicle, dominating the...

News

Tata deal makes Tesco the first foreign supermarket into India

UK-based retail chain will run 12 stores in joint venture with Tata subsidiary Trent  Tesco has announced a joint- venture deal with India’s Tata Group to become the first foreign...

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...

News

April News In Brief

Blackrock set to offload Kuala Lumpur towers development Blackrock is selling Kuala Lumpur’s twin office tower Intermark development for around MYR2.2bn ($800m). The scheme, developed by MGPA Asia Fund II,...

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