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June – News in Brief

Published on June 8th, 2015

GIG teams up with CPPIB for D-Cube retail deal in Seoul GIC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board have formed a 50:50 joint venture to buy the D-Cube Retail Mall…

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Alliance is defensive move for Vanke and Wanda

It doesn’t seem that long ago that the Chinese housing market looked shaky, with falling prices, years worth of unsold stock and defaulting developers. Following the easing of market-cooling measures,...

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DTZ name to go after $2Bn deal for rival Cushman & Wakefield DTZ is to merge with Cushman & Wakefield, creating a real estate advisory business with $5.5bn annual revenues. The new business will...

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Jakarta’s undersupplied market for apartments aimed at the city’s growing middle class may offer the best opportunities for overseas investors, as oversupply puts an end to a boom in the...

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Cathay Life wins London trophy

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More yield compression squeezes investors’ targets across Asia

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Chinese set for oveseas spree as investment rules are eased

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New ULI head stresses need for tech-savvy real estate leaders

Real estate needs to develop strong leaders to meet future challenges, a panel of senior executives agreed. “We have to look for life-long learners, who look for the benefits of...

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Vanke and Wanda join forces

China Vanke, China’s top housing developer by sales, and Dalian Wanda, its largest shopping centre developer, have signed an agreement to work together on mixed-use projects. The companies are setting up...

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