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September News in Brief

Published on September 14th, 2015

Sunac shake-up sees chairman relinquish joint role as CEO Chinese developer Sunac Holdings’ chairman and chief executive Sun Hongbin has stepped down from the CEO role to focus on his…

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Companies & People

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Swerdlow becomes Asia CEO as CBRE reshuffles senior team CBRE has reshuffled its senior management and appointed a new Asia Pacific chief executive. Danny Queenan has moved from his previous role as CEO, CBRE Asia...

Company Profiles

BLUE SKY GROUP

The Dutch pension fund manager is carrying out an Asian property investment campaign across the risk spectrum, investing in funds targeting core and value-added/opportunistic returns Blue Sky Group is firing...

Comment

Property may not be devalued by China crisis

Does the stock market upheaval in China and the recent devaluation of the currency represent a threat or opportunity for cross-border real estate investors? Taking the stock market first, the...

Analysis

Asia can handle fragile China

The expert panel at AsiaProperty’s latest roundtable event identified good opportunities to deploy capital in selected Asian markets, the consensus being that the region’s underlying property fundamentals are strong enough...

Research

Key data: listed sector

• Real estate shares followed the wider market in a weak August: the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed (Global) Index fell 7.2%, worse than the overall equity markets fall of 6%. •...

News

Confident investors plan to repeat or raise property investment targets, Preqin finds

Investor interest in real estate shows no sign of waning, Preqin research shows. The research company’s Investor Outlook report for the second half of 2015 showed 78% of the investors...

News

Blue Sky brightens M&G’s Asia core outlook to tune of $100m

Dutch pension group targets core Asian markets via M&G’s open-ended product M&G Real Estate’s open-ended, core Asia real estate strategy has received a significant first commitment from a Dutch pension fund...

Analysis

Tokyo pips top-performer Hong Kong to lead investors’ wish list

Respondents to the latest AsiaProperty/Colliers investment intentions survey identified hong kong offices as asia pacific’s best city and sector combination, but all eyes are turning to the easier-to-access tokyo office...

News

Chinese manager Cinda takes GuocoLand’s Beijing project

China Cinda Asset Management has agreed to buy a Beijing development from GuocoLand for RMB10.5bn ($1.64bn). The Guoson Centre in the city’s Dongcheng district comprises shopping centres, an office building...