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...

Comment

Diary

Hongchoy is strongly Linked to ire of Hong Kong’s shopkeepers Both reporting and audience questions were barred from MIPIM Asia’s “Meet the chairmen” panel session last month, we understand at...

Analysis

Investors seek out new Asia Pacific niches to stay ahead of the capital wave sweeping prime markets

Respondents to the Emerging Trends survey expressed a desire to tap niche sectors for higher returns in 2018, but mature cities such as Sydney, Singapore and Shanghai are the safer...

Survey

Retail investors discover new Asian outlets for growth

TH Real Estate’s John Sharp-Paul talked Retail Summit delegates through the rise of the outlet mall concept in Asia – and how such centres can offer investors strong sales growth...

Data

Key data: Occupiers/non-listed

• Tech companies increasingly favour grade A space in prime areas to help secure the best staff, JLL reports  Tech firms target grade A office territory Technology companies are an...

Analysis

Low interest rates across Asia Pacific inspire high hopes for 2018 among leading property researchers

JLL’s Megan Walters, CBRE’s Henry Chin and Savills’ Simon Smith concur that positive GDP, technological and urbanisation trends bode well for the region’s property markets next year Despite high prices...

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...

Company Profiles

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...

News

State pressure prompts HNA and Dalian to plan asset sales

Chinese conglomerates set for global asset disposals to slash mountains of debt Chinese conglomerates are starting to sell their foreign real estate to tame debt and meet their obligations to...

News

Allianz and TIAA help Gaw and TH Real Estate pull in $550m for China Outlet Mall Fund

Asia’s largest designer outlet mall fund has announced a first closing with $550m of equity raised. The ERES APAC II – China Outlet Mall Fund is backed by Allianz, Gaw...

Comment

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...