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April News in brief

Published on April 12th, 2016

Robinsons Land on course for 55 Philippines malls by 2020 Robinsons Land plans to own 55 malls in The Philippines by 2020. President Frederick Go said last month: “It’s an…

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Macro-economic signs put property shares on rocky road

The global real estate securities market has been through a difficult patch over the past year, with some Asia Pacific markets among the poorest performers. Nervousness about potential interest rate...

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Key data, April: Non-listed sector

   

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Anbang walks from $14bn US Starwood Hotels deal

Anbang has dropped its $14bn offer for Starwood Hotels & Resorts, citing “market considerations”. However, it has been suggested that the Chinese insurer’s $82.75-per-share offer for the 1,200-property hotels group...

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Market Talk April 2016

“In Hong Kong and overseas property markets, new players tend to compete with highly aggressive pricing in land auctions. It is therefore not easy to acquire land at reasonable costs....

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Low rates still offer high rewards for the bold

Looking back at 2015, it seems the major worry for real estate investors was the prospect of rising US interest rates, which could have destabilised a market grown dependent on...

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Blackstone’s heady to steer overall Asia Pacific operation Blackstone has appointed Chris Heady as chairman for the Asia Pacific region. Heady will retain his position as head of real estate...

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