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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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Signs of slow recovery stir a subdued Seoul

Concern over the effects of volatility and a slowdown in China has led to caution among Seoul’s largely domestic office occupiers, but vacancy rates are falling and brokers detect signs...

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Fosun closes in on London office buy

Resolution Property, backed by China’s Fosun International, has made the first acquisition for its latest fund. The fund, in which Fosun is heavily invested, will buy 566,000 sq ft office...

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Goldman backs Oz student housing venture

Goldman Sachs has invested in a A$1bn ($751.7m) Australian student housing joint venture. The investment bank has teamed up with Blue Sky Private Real Estate (a subsidiary of Australia’s Blue...

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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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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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