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Companies and People

Published on July 6th, 2013

Staff go as Pramerica shuts Beijing office Pramerica Real Estate Investors has closed its Beijing office and recruited a chief investment officer for the region. Jason Chew, head of the…

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Diary

July Diary

Lau is out to lunch when it comes to facing bribery charges After failing for a fourth time to appear in a Macau court to face charges in a HK$20m...

Survey

Australia

Australia remains a popular destination with investors looking for good yields in the Asia-Pacific region, but its occupier markets are increasingly diverging from its investment markets. This divergence is most...

Market Talk

July Market Talk

“I think Qianhai can serve the same role for Hong Kong as Canary Wharf did for the old London financial district” Zhang Bei, director general of the Authority of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong...

News

Fraser and Neave’s new Thai owner set to spin off assets into Singapore REIT

The Thai billionaire who won the bidding for Singapore-listed Fraser and Neave is planning to launch a S$2bn ($1.5bn) REIT. Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi plans to inject some of his Singapore assets...

News

Institutions join Charter Hall for big Perth buy

Charter Hall Group and a pair of institutional investors have bought the Raine Square development, one of the largest in Perth, for A$458m ($419.5m). The Australian listed property player formed...

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Asian cities have world’s costliest offices

Hong Kong is the world’s most expensive office market and Jakarta the city with the strongest rental growth, CBRE Global Research and Consulting’s Prime Office Occupancy Costs survey shows. Four...

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Mining slowdown cuts fuel supply to urban offices

The waning of Australia’s mining boom has led to some doom-laden predictions for its major office markets, with Brisbane likely to be the worst affected. In May, Morgan Stanley claimed...

Survey

Keen foreign buyers face occupational hazard in Oz

International interest in Australian property is at record levels, but weak occupational markets and a falling currency leave potential buyers with a conundrum. David Harrison, joint managing director of listed...

Analysis

Offices: Rent rises shift demand from A to B

The general optimism for the future of real estate in Japan seen at the CBRE Real Estate Forum spilled over into the discussions on the office sector. The presentation by...

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