April 2014 World News In Brief | Asia Property

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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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A collapse or two is no cause for concern

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Grosvenor and Harvest JV changes tack

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China Vanke has state-owned property ventures in its sights

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