August 2015 | Asia Property

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CIC’s pricey Investa buy raises stakes for Australian offices

Morgan Stanley scores high price for Australian arm’s direct property, with yield well below 5.5% local average Prime Australian offices look set for a re-rating after China Investment Corporation paid...

Company Profiles

GIC

Singapore’s sovereign fund was the world’s second largest property investor in the first half of 2015, and while it expects returns to dip, is committed to real estate for its...

Companies & People

COMPANIES & PEOPLE

Business Buoyant And Revenues up in Q2, Report JLL and CBRE Asia Pacific’s two largest property advisory companies enjoyed a strong second quarter, with increasing revenues. JLL reported Asia Pacific...

News

Asian investors notch up $1.5bn in London buys

Asian investors have kept up their London buying, with more than $1.5bn of deals last month. Indonesian company Sinarmas Land made its third UK purchase, with the £280m ($437.2m) acquisition...

Comment

China accommodates a hotels boom

While Chinese investors have made some major overseas trophy hotel investments, international chains are also ramping up their presence in China, diversifying into non first-tier locations and offering lower-budget options...

News

China’s Anbang set to pounce on Heron Tower in London

Chinese insurance firm set to pay $1.17bn for Heron’s City Of London office tower Anbang Insurance is set to buy a City of London office tower for £750m ($1.17bn). The...

Comment

GLP taps the potential stored in warehousing

It is impossible not to admire the management of GLP, which has taken an unwanted (at the time) part of Prologis’s business and built it into the largest logistics space...

Survey

HONG KONG

Scarce supply and financial services demand spurred by new links with mainland stock exchanges have kept the city’s office markets booming, but the luxury retail market has entered a slump Just...

Analysis

High land prices and regulation are same old story for entrants to China’s youthful care home market

Senior living property in China is an undeveloped sector with potential as massive as the country’s senior population, but local governments’ varying regulations and high land prices present a challenge...

News

August 2015 News in Brief

Aberdeen goes on the hunt for direct property business in Asia UK investment manager Aberdeen Asset Management is keen to establish a direct property business in Asia, chief executive Martin...

World News

Taiwan’s Shin Kong lines up Thames House for London debut

Taiwanese insurer Shin Kong Life is making its London real estate investment debut as part of a $1bn overseas investment plan. Shin Kong, which is one of the largest owners...

Survey

Canny locals find cool spaces in a hot city market

Values continue to shoot up in most sectors of Hong Kong’s property investment market, with offices leading the charge and home-grown investors with local knowledge having the upper hand Hong...

News

GE out of property with $1.4bn Japan sales

US giant ends 18 years of Japanese real estate investment with portfolio sales to PAG Asia and Ichigo Group GE Capital Real Estate has com- pleted the divestment of its...