December 2017 | Asia Property

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Seoul set for giant office sale as twin towers hit market

Ascendas-Singbridge tipped as potential buyer of development after Qatari fund pulls deal for 50% stake The largest asset up for sale since Seoul IFC is set to hit the...

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Digital era reprogrammes workplaces

A recent CBRE Research survey into how technology is reshaping occupiers’ office requirements shows that landlords need to be on top of trends such as mobile working, co-working and the...

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Sydney and Melbourne markets stay hot

Overseas investors continue to favour Sydney and Melbourne despite high prices, buying most of the assets in a portfolio sold by Singapore-based TrustCapital Advisors for A$728m ($550.7m). AEW acquired 50...

Companies & People

Companies & people

Torre named MD and private real estate head at APG Asia APG Asset Management has appointed Graeme Torre as managing director and head of private real estate for Asia Pacific....

Company Profiles

Pradera Retail Asia

The joint venture is combining Pradera’s European retail expertise with Macquarie’s knowledge of Asian markets to run four Chinese malls, with an eye to expansion in China and elsewhere Pradera...

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Market Talk

“The number of Chinese private passenger cars is growing at an annual rate of 10% and the country has become the largest market in the world. But the number of...

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News in brief

Oxley’s S$311m bid secures Singapore residential complex Oxley Holdings has acquired Mayfair Gardens, an en-bloc Singapore residential complex, for S$311m ($230.8m), S$46m above the reserve price. Oxley will invest a...

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Malaysia puts bar on development

Malaysia’s government has stepped in to solve the nation’s chronic property oversupply by freezing the development of shopping malls, commercial complexes and condominiums priced above MYR1m ($245,500). Moody’s Investor Service...

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Cromwell REIT

Responding to Asian investors’ demand for more core assets in the IPO portfolio allowed Australia’s Cromwell to execute a previously postponed flotation of a Singapore REIT owning European property Australian...

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HIH seeks assets beyond big seven German cities for Korean investors

South Korean investors continue to look further afield in Europe to secure better returns. German investment manager HIH, which manages €17bn ($20.1bn) of European real estate, has begun a drive...

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Suning and state partner target RMB30bn for new Chinese logistics vehicle

Suning Commerce Group has partnered with a state-owned firm to set up a China logistics real estate fund with an eventual RMB30bn ($4.5bn) size. The fund, established with Shenzhen Capital...