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Published on March 1st, 2013

Taipei office floors change hands as Shin Kong Life sells stake Shin Kong Life Insurance Co has sold its 37% stake in a Taipei office building on Dunhua South Road…

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Diary

March Diary

Big Apple’s brokers may be on course to crack Chinese market How important are Chinese buyers? In New York, they are so important that the New York University School of Continuing...

Companies & People

COMPANIES & PEOPLE

Manila tie-up builds Savills’ Asian arm Savills has expanded its presence in South East Asia by forming a new association in the Philippines with KMC MAG Group. Based in Manila,...

News

Chinese land sales took lion’s share as Asian deals accounted for half of 2012 transactions

Asia accounted for half of the world’s commercial real estate deals last year, according to Real Capital Analytics, but Chinese land deals skewed the region’s figures. For all of 2012,...

News

PGI to buy property firms in Europe and Asia

Principal Global Investors (PGI), the asset management arm of US-based Principal Financial Group, plans to expand its portfolio by buying companies focusing on Asian and European real estate. CEO Jim...

Research

Key Data: Listed Sector

• Asia was February’s best- performing region for listed real estate stocks, returning 5.4%, the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Asia Index showed. This compared with a 4.7% return for the North...

Comment

Present policy stalls future potential in China

It is a curious fact that China’s short- and long-term prospects seem entirely contrary. Further house price cooling and apocalyptic talk about a house price bubble may have upset equity...

Research

Shortage of new Seoul office space points to rent rises in Q1

Seoul landlords are expected to raise rents this quarter as supply dries up, argues Savills. No new prime office supply was added to the Seoul market in Q4 2012 and...

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