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April 2013 Interactive Edition

Published on April 22nd, 2013

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Analysis

Older population presents new challenges and opportunities for China’s mall developers

Shopping mall developers heading into China should tailor projects to match the profile of a rapidly ageing society with greater spending power in coming years, delegates at AsiaProperty’s China retail...

Comment

April Diary

Hitting the poktanju won’t damage your Korea prospects Last month’s ANREV’s Korea conference saw the usual pack of international capital raisers and fund managers out to squeeze some golden eggs...

Analysis

Great Malls of China

At a recent AsiaProperty seminar on Chinese retail, representatives of three key developers and investors in the market gave their dos and don’ts for creating stand-out shopping malls in China...

Comment

Online shopping clicks with China’s consumers

McKinsey’s new research on the Chinese online shopping market contains some fascinating pointers to the future of retail and retail property development in China. The internet allows shoppers in lower-tier...

World News

Asian investors play part in AXA’s City office acquisition

Asian investors were major backers of AXA Real Estate Investment Managers’ acquisition of a major London office building AXA and three investors, two of which are based in Asia, bought...

Survey

Korea

In recent weeks newspapers all over the world have been filled with headlines about the tensions between North Korea, South Korea and the US. North Korea, a regime combining hardline...

Company Profiles

Mapletree GCCT

Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust has been the hottest property debut so far this year. Its S$1.6bn ($1.3bn) initial public offering in Singapore last month was nearly 30 times oversubscribed...

News

Debt cuts put brake on rising allocations to Asian real estate

The amount of equity available for investment in Asia Pacific real estate grew strongly in the second half of last year, but is mitigated by falling debt levels, according to...