August 2014 | Asia Property

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UBS to inject $1bn into property for new Asian private client

Asset manager wins mandate from wealthy family as rich private investors’ interest in real estate grows  UBS Global Asset Management has won a $1bn private wealth real estate mandate...

Companies & People

COMPANIES AND PEOPLE

Top Deutsche role for Maeda in Japan Deutsche Asset and Wealth Management has confirmed the appointment of Koichiro Maeda as managing director and head of real estate for Japan, as...

Comment

Obstacles remain despite Asia’s REIT moves

The past month has been a good one for real estate investment trusts in Asia. First, India’s new government committed to including REIT legislation in its first budget, which would...

Research

Big retail brands bolster presence in Asia

International retailers are continuing to expand in Asia Pacific, but their strategies vary widely in different markets, claims JLL research. Last month’s JLL A Magnet for Retail report said first-tier...

Research

Key Data: Listed Sector

• Asia Pacific was the strongest- performing region for property stocks in July, with Hong Kong driving the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Asia Index, which increased 4.7%. • The North American...

World News

Institutions from China put London first for property

London remains the overseas market of choice for Chinese institutional real estate buyers, JLL research claims. Chinese institutional investment in property overseas rose 17% to $5.4bn in the first half...

World News

Chinese take top spot in table of US residential’s overseas buyers

Chinese buyers have become the largest overseas purchasers of US residential real estate. In 2013, Chinese purchasers acquired $12.8bn of US homes, putting them in second place behind Canadians, according...

News

China green lights more developer bond sales...

China has continued to ease restrictions on domestic bond issuance by property developers, with a second company raising capital via a debt sale this year. In July, Shanghai-listed Jiangsu Future...

Research

Multinationals opt to own not rent Indian and Chinese offices

Multinational corporations are increasingly buying office space in India and China, according to a recent Cushman & Wakefield report. The firm’s Should MNCs stop paying rent overseas? report said: “In...

News

August 2014 - News In Brief

Rockspring lands new European mandate from Korea’s NPS National Pension Service of Korea has awarded a further mandate to the UK’s Rockspring Property Investment Managers, for a €300m ($401.2m) pan-...

World News

Chicago tower development is first move in Dalian Wanda’s US campaign

China’s Dalian Wanda Group plans to spend $900m on developing a skyscraper in Chicago. The 89-storey project will be “just Wanda’s first move into the US real estate market”, said...

Diary

DIARY - AUGUST 2014

Little brother comes into big fortune at China’s Renhe… Do you love your siblings as much as Xiu Li Hawken loves hers? She has given a 48% stake in Chinese...

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Hukou system to speed up urbanisation

China has boosted its urbanisation process through reforms of the hukou system that will affect 100m people. The State Council issued a law last month removing limits on hukou registration...