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March 2014 News in Brief

Published on March 10th, 2014

Sniper gets shot of Macau fund assets in RMB392m China sale The Sniper Capital-managed Macau Property Opportunities Fund has sold its APAC Logistics Centre and 484-unit Cove Residence properties in…

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Will Chinese be next cross-border casualties?  The history of cross-border real estate investment is littered with casualties. The litany of those who have come a cropper going overseas includes: Japanese...

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“ChIna’s Real estate value has not really climbed relative to GDP over the years; well, the value of Real estate has climbed, but not faster than the economy has grown....

Companies & People


Tsang to advise Admiral Admiral Investment has appointed Kenneth Tsang as senior consultant to the board of directors, to advise on developing its research capabilities. Tsang was previously senior analyst,...


Asian investors pile in to Aussie property

Recent deals, including a $114m purchase of a 200,000 sq ft development, reveal appetite for towers in Sydney Asian investors continue to target Australian real estate, acquiring investment and development...


China logistics on 12-month high but Hong Kong is tipped for a fall

Logistics remains the hottest sector for respondents to our quarterly investment intentions and pricing survey, with Beijing and shanghai now having maintained their ‘buy’ rating for a whole year, while...


GLP gains state partners in China push

Chinese logistics sector’s market leader steps up its growth via strategic partnerships with state-owned firms  Global Logistic Properties has consolidated its market-leading position in China by joining forces with a...


The Link to move into PRC with China Vanke partnership

Shareholders vote to expand retail REIT’s sphere to improve growth prospects  Shareholders in Hong Kong’s The Link REIT have voted to allow it to expand into China. At an extraordinary...


Explore niche sectors for returns, advises LIM

Investors will need to look to niche sectors to hit their returns this year, LaSalle Investment Management says. In the fund manager’s latest Investment Strategy Annual, Paul Guest, head of...


Soho to focus on prime after Shanghai sale

Soho China is selling two commercial developments in Shanghai for a total of RMB5.23bn ($0.85bn). The Hong Kong-listed China developer is selling its interests in the Soho Hailun Plaza and...