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April 2014 News In Brief

Published on April 12th, 2014

Galaxy plans to make Hengqin resort a star Chinese attraction Casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group plans to invest RMB10bn ($1.61bn) in a luxury resort project in Hengqin, an island in…

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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...

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...

World News

April 2014 World News In Brief

GLP spends $1.3bn to acquire 34-strong Brazilian portfolio Global Logistic Properties is to buy 34 assets in Brazil from BR Properties for $1.36bn, reflecting a 9.4% yield. The 13m sq...

World News

Samsung Life picks LIM to run €200m French assets spree

Korean institutional investor plans to target prime commercial property, with a focus on Paris assets Samsung Life is to invest €200m ($256.2m) in French commercial real estate. It has awarded...

Analysis

Sydney surfs a wave of interest from Asian investors, even as tide goes out for office leasing market

The heat is on in big Australian cities, with keen pricing on office sales driven by high-net-worth individuals and sovereign wealth funds looking for security. Tenants, meanwhile, are only lukewarm ...

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,...

News

Greenland snaps up new Sydney site

Greenland Holding Group has confirmed the acquisition of a Sydney site to develop a five- tower luxury apartment project. The Shanghai-based group bought its second Sydney asset, Ausgrid Tower, 570...

Research

Top and Bottom Five Asian Stocks, March 2014

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