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Published on January 7th, 2014

Office rents, subdued since the global downturn, are staging a recovery, especially in secondary areas favoured by occupiers priced out of the centre. But sky-high retail rents have started to…

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Diary

Sliding Rupee turns Farallon’s deals into a load of Indiabulls

Farallon Capital invested INR8.47bn ($127.8m) in seven Indiabulls ventures between 2006 and 2008 and the US investment manager recently sold the stakes to Indiabulls for INR11.72bn – making a profit of...

Market Talk

Government Measures Affect the Transaction Pipeline

“In AsIa we anticipate a reductIon in actIvIty In Hong Kong and SIngapore, as the latest government measures affect the transactIon pipelIne for the second half” Jeremy Helsby, chief executive...

Diary

Colliers’ gain may be no loss for C&W after team switches sides

Last month, Colliers International announced with a great fanfare that it had recruited a 14-strong team from Cushman & Wakefield. Surely C&W would be gutted by this? It appears not....

News

Institutions inject further $112m into M&G Asia fund

Investors have committed $112m to M&G’s Asia Property Fund since the start of the year, according to the fund’s manager. The core Asian fund manages $1.2bn of assets (as of...

News

Sun Hung Kai pays record land price for site in Shanghai’s Puxi

Hong Kong-listed developer pays $3.5bn for Shanghai’s last big development site  Sun Hung Kai Properties has made a record winning bid for a development site in China. Asia’s largest developer...

World News

Chinese insurers amass $14bn war chest for foreign property buys

Chinese insurance funds have more than $14bn available for overseas real estate investment, CBRE claims. Highly transparent markets, including the UK, US, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Australia, are expected...

Companies & People

DTZ set For Oz Listing as UGl Demerges Property Services

Services firm UGl plans to demerge DTZ and list it on the Australian stock exchange by the end of June 2015. UGl bought the previously UK-listed real estate services firm...

ASEAN focus

Financial hub can’t bank on a boom despite signs of an upturn

With little space coming on line and steady occupier demand, singapore’s office sector faces a modest revival. but a return to the golden days before lehman brothers’ collapse looks unlikely,...

Companies & People

NPS seeks new investment head

South Korea’s National Pension Service is looking to appoint a new chief investment officer. NPS would prefer a candidate with overseas alternative investments experience, as it is stepping up its...

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