May – News In Brief | Asia Property

Subscription Enquiries
Editorial Enquiries

This will be the secondary navigation

May – News In Brief

Published on May 11th, 2014

Lotte calls off REIT listing Lotte Shopping has postponed the listing of a real estate investment trust in Singapore, which was slated to raise up to $1bn, backed by retail property…

Not subscribed yet? Click here for full access.

Companies & People

MAY - COMPANIES and PEOPLE

Savills set to swallow studley in US Savills is set to buy US brokerage Studley for up to $260m. The proposed deal would add 400 brokers and 175 support staff...

Comment

EDITORS COMMENT

The core real estate space will get very crowded over the next year or so. As we revealed in April, Morgan Stanley is plotting a core Asia fund and a...

Comment

No big bang for China housing bubble

While many of China’s housing developers are in trouble, fears of a financial meltdown as the house price bubble bursts have been overplayed. Deflation of the bubble, backed by more...

News

China logistics continue to attract funds

Singapore’s Temasek Holdings and China’s Ping An are latest to invest in rapidly growing property sector  China’s logistics real estate sector continues to boom with two heavyweight investors getting involved...

News

Fitch says CITIC’s new China product is ABS, not a REIT

CITIC Securities’ planned China real estate investment trust product is more like asset- backed securities than a REIT, according to Fitch Ratings. The ratings agency noted that CITIC’s new product...

Research

AsiaProperty Capital Raising Update

News

Greenland kicks off Malaysia drive with Danga Bay site

Greenland Group has made its first investment in Malaysia by acquiring a waterfront site in Iskandar Malaysia for RM600m ($184m). The state-owned developer bought the 5.6ha site on Danga Bay...

World News

Goldman’s latest debt vehicle pulls in$4.2bnwarchest

US investor injects $600m of own money into fund, as a record 53 vehicles target property debt sector  Goldman Sachs has amassed $4.2bn of firepower for its latest real estate...

News

Vanke vice-chairman sounds alarm on Chinese housing

Leaked negative comments from China Vanke’s vice- chairman have intensified fears over China’s residential market. At a private meeting in Beijing last month, Mao Daqing said: “China has reached its...

Current Issue