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April 2014 World News In Brief

Published on April 12th, 2014

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…

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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...

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...

Diary

APRIL 2014 DIARY

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...

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

...as Chinese government adopts ‘equitable’ housing policy

China will take a different approach to regulating the housing market, and curb speculation and investment- oriented purchases, Chinese premier Li Keqiang said last month. Speaking at a press conference...

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

Prime Asian Rents and Yields, Q4 2013

Lack of supply has supported Taipei office rents, but new development is likely to put pressure on the market in coming months

Survey

KOREA

It may take 18 months until oversupply in Seoul’s office market is absorbed and international investors return. Domestic institutions looking abroad, meanwhile, are running out of affordable core assets  Korea...

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