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July Diary

Published on July 11th, 2014

Free advice is Lau’s cheap policy on China Life London HQ deal It’s not easy going from one of the world’s biggest investors to self-employment. Bei Capital, which is run…

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Companies & People

COMPANIES AND PEOPLE

Seek takes chair of GlP board Dr Seek Ngee Huat has been appointed as chairman of the board of Global Logistic Properties, following Ang Kong Hua’s retirement from the board....

Comment

Tokyo is set for a pre-Olympics gold rush

After a pretty sluggish start to the year, the real estate investment market appears to be moving again. JLL data show that while Q2 deal volumes did not make up...

Company Profiles

UNION INVESTMENT

As part of a move to globalise and diversify its investments beyond Europe, the German fund manager recently struck its first deals to establish an Australian portfolio and rebuild its...

News

New owner plans global growth for DTZ

Private equity consortium will build US operations first as part of push to catch up with rivals CBRE and JLL  DTZ has been bought by a private equity consortium, which...

News

July News In Brief

Brookfield spends INR35bn on Indian special economic zones Brookfield Asset Management is buying four Indian special economic zones from Unitech Corporate Parks (UCP), plus a 60% share holding in another...

Investors

Real Estate primed for $75bn Asian insurance pay out

Relaxation of regulations that have kept Asian insurance firms underweight in property investment could see up to $30bn being spent in overseas real estate markets by 2018, CBRE estimates  Asian...

News

Asian firms suffer world’s worst construction disputes

Construction disputes in Asia are more costly and protracted than anywhere else in the world, according to built asset consultant Arcadis. In 2013, the global average cost of construction disputes...

Survey

Big deals beckon as office rents undergo a revival

Strata sales have kept Singapore’s office investment market ticking over this year in the absence of big deals, but brokers believe a rental recovery will trigger some large, en-bloc sales...

Analysis

Asia Pacif ic is in driving seat as DTZ reports global property markets powering ahead

Asia’s property investment market recorded a 9% leap in value during 2013, leading a global real estate recovery that has seen confidence return to both investors and lenders  With levels...

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