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July World News In Brief

Published on July 11th, 2014

Lend Lease sells chunk of UK’s Bluewater mall to LandSec Land Securities has bought Lend Lease’s 30% stake in the Bluewater shopping centre in Kent for £656m ($1.1bn) and will…

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Diary

July Diary

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...

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...

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

Title wrangle threatens GIC’s Tokyo buy

Problems with ground lease and title of Lone Star’s Meguro Gajoen complex could derail ¥130bn purchase  GIC Real Estate’s ¥130bn ($1.28bn) purchase of Tokyo’s Meguro Gajoen complex is in danger...

News

Citibank poised for record Hong Kong office deal

Citibank plans to spend HK$5.42bn ($699.3m) on a new building in Hong Kong’s East district, in the city’s largest single-office transaction. The US bank will rehouse 4,500 staff from around...

News

Far East set for HK$20bn return to Hong Kong

Far East Consortium International plans to spend HK$20bn ($2.5bn) in Hong Kong, after a decade away from the market. “We have not participated in Hong Kong land sales for 10...

News

PGGM ups Redwood China fund contribution by $144m

Dutch pension fund increases investment in logistics specialist’s Chinese fund  Logistics specialist The Redwood Group has secured a further $144m in equity from PGGM for its China fund. The vehicle...

Investors

International buyers seek to tap Asia’s dynamism

Asia is no longer considered a high-risk region and is on the radar of the world’s biggest real estate investors, offering them the chance to diversify into markets with higher...

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