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Diary April 2016

Published on April 12th, 2016

Waves from offshore storm hit Sun Hung Kai Properties The leaked papers of law firm Mossack Fonseca, which created offshore companies, revealed a few difficulties the firm had with Hong…

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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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Norway fund to splash extra $16bn on property

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund is raising its real estate allocation from 5% to 7%, giving it an extra $16bn to spend on the asset class. The $840bn fund, managed by...

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Asian capital will weather Brexit storm

While the economic shock of a British vote to leave the EU would cause short-term turmoil for UK property, the appeal of London in particular means Asian and other global...

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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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