August 2017 | Asia Property

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Sabana targeted as small Asian REITs face takeover bids

E-Shang Redwood pursues Shariah-compliant S-REIT, as Blackstone bids for Astro Japan Property portfolio Smaller Asian REITs are increasingly becoming a target for property investors. Warburg Pincus-backed e-Shang Redwood is...

Survey

Survey introduction

ASEAN The South-East Asian trading block’s fast-growing economies of Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam are key markets for foreign real estate investors, with Chinese players the latest to show interest...

Analysis

LaSalle IM identifies the ‘E-factors’ that make green buildings financially sustainable too

A new paper from the investment manager shows that environmental factors play a key role in determining a building’s value, with more sustainable assets likely to command a premium Real...

News

China leads Asian push into top 10 cross-border investors

Asian nations make up five of the 10 biggest cross-border spenders in real estate, JLL research says. Inter-regional investment reached $19.5bn in Q2 2017, up 71% from the same period...

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CIC joins Asian debt investment trend by taking stake in US REIT

China Investment Corporation has invested in a US-listed debt REIT. The sovereign wealth fund announced it had taken a 15.5% stake in TPG Real Estate Finance Trust, a REIT managed...

Research

Key data: Listed sector

• All three regional indices lost ground during July •  In Asia, Hong Kong and Singapore performed well • July was a poor month for listed real estate performance: the...

Company Profiles

EXS Capital

The independent investor, which has two Asian strategies targeting Vietnam and data centres, believes niche knowledge and the ability to pick reliable local partners are the keys to success EXS...

News

Perennial and Deka plan sales in hot Singapore office market

Singapore’s bumper year for office sales is set to continue with two major assets hitting the market. Real Capital Analytics data show eight $100m-plus office deals in Singapore so far...

Companies & People

Companies & people

M&G real estate appoints top Asia Pacific and Japan managers M&G Real Estate Asia has announced a trio of high-level appointments. The UK investment manager appointed Richard van den Berg...

Research

Key data: Occupiers

• Large corporations join start-ups in Asian co-working space • Trend gives Hong Kong offices a new lift  Multinationals push co-working trend… Multinational corporations have become an important occupier group driving...

Comment

India leads Asia’s urban growth race

A large, fast-growing financial and business services sector makes Delhi the star performer as India’s cities outpace China’s slowing economy, while elsewhere in Asia, Ho Chi Minh City is also...