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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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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...

Comment

Control is a separate issue for investors

At CBRE Global Investors we have seen the desire for two main factors, which I like to call the two Cs, make separate accounts favourable to investors: customisation and control....

World News

Lloyd’s Building is first London trophy for China’s Ping An

Chinese life insurer Ping An has exchanged contracts to buy the landmark Lloyd’s Building in London for around £260m ($394.8m) – the first London investment by a Chinese life insurance...

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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Perth still hot as resources cool

Despite worries over the resource economy, the Perth office market looks in good shape, claim brokers, with tight supply likely to support rents. Brookfield Office Properties remains confident and last...

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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...

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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...

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RCA and Nikkei team up for Japan index...

Real Capital Analytics and Nikkei Business Publications are to develop a suite of deal-based commercial property price indices for Japan This collaboration will combine RCA’s repeat-sales regression methodology with Nikkei BP’s...

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