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April 2013 Interactive Edition

Published on April 22nd, 2013

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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...

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...

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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

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...

News

Blackstone eyes resi assets as new bidders vie for Australand

A raft of potential bidders has emerged for Australian listed property group Australand. The company, in which CapitaLand owns a 59% stake, rejected a A$3bn ($3.1bn) bid from GPT for...

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AXA REIM fund splashes ¥10bn on two Tokyo office buys

AXA Real Estate Investment Managers’ Tokyo Office Property Fund has bought two assets with a total value of ¥10bn ($106.9m), as foreign investors continue to snap up assets in the...

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Online shopping may ‘leapfrog’ China retail into digital future

The massive growth of online shopping could transform the retail landscape in China, according to a report from McKinsey. The management consultant’s report, out last month, said that as well...

World News

KPMG highlights growing investor interest in pooled property vehicles

Pooled property funds are coming back into favour with investors, according to a survey by KPMG. The survey reported that 33% of the investors questioned identified pooled funds as “the...