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Published on April 13th, 2014

The joining of parts of TIAA-CREF’s and Henderson’s property arms has created a multi-billion dollar global business, but the manager has a lot of work to do to build its…

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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...

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Comment

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World News

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World News

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Research

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World News

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News

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