Mega funds make giant steps into Asia as capital for property reaches highest level since 2008 | Asia Property

Subscription Enquiries
Editorial Enquiries

This will be the secondary navigation

Mega funds make giant steps into Asia as capital for property reaches highest level since 2008

Published on April 12th, 2014

China is the favourite destination for the $10.4bn of capital raised for investment in Asia last year, with a few large funds, such as Blackstone’s latest, $4bn vehicle, dominating the…

Not subscribed yet? Click here for full access.

Comment

A collapse or two is no cause for concern

You don’t get to be China’s largest listed residential developer by being stupid, so it is worth paying attention to recent pronouncements by the leadership of China Vanke. The received...

Companies & People

COMPANIES & PEOPLE

Verwer fills top spot at APREA Peter Verwer has been appointed chief executive of the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA) and will take up the post at the start...

Market Talk

APRIL 2014 MARKET TALK

“We are approaching a period of rental growth all over the regIon” Jeremy Sheldon, JLL’s head of Asia pacific markets, gets excited about the region’s occupier market at a hong...

News

Gaw leads $928m purchase of Beijing’s Pacific Century Place

A Gaw Capital-led consortium has bought Pacific Century Place in Beijing for $928m from Pacific Century Premium Developments, the real estate arm of Richard Li’s PCCW. “This is a rare...

Analysis

Sydney surfs a wave of interest from Asian investors, even as tide goes out for office leasing market

The heat is on in big Australian cities, with keen pricing on office sales driven by high-net-worth individuals and sovereign wealth funds looking for security. Tenants, meanwhile, are only lukewarm ...

News

April News In Brief

Blackrock set to offload Kuala Lumpur towers development Blackrock is selling Kuala Lumpur’s twin office tower Intermark development for around MYR2.2bn ($800m). The scheme, developed by MGPA Asia Fund II,...

Survey

Cheap money but conservative terms for Asian property

While low-cost debt is widely available for real estate across the region, banks’ preference for relatively low loan-to-value levels and safe assets has left a gap for non-bank lenders to...

Diary

APRIL 2014 DIARY

APREA’s new head Peter is likely to be a forceful property apostle The incumbent and incoming chief executives of the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association are both Australian and both...

News

China Vanke has state-owned property ventures in its sights

Developer says it is well placed to buy Chinese state companies set for privatisation  China Vanke is seeking to take advantage of Chinese government reforms and buy up the real estate...

Current Issue