December 2016 | Asia Property

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Asia’s listed real estate sector set for spate of 2017 deals

High direct market pricing makes undervalued listed sector appealing, with IPOs and takeovers on the cards  A wave of activity is expected in the Asian listed real estate sector...


News in brief

AMP Capital harvests A$1.3bn for unlisted real estate funds AMP Capital said it has raised more than A$1.3bn ($971.7m) from Australian and offshore investors for its flagship unlisted property funds...


Invesco and M&G seal deals as core funds favour Melbourne

Invesco core Asia fund teams up for office deal while M&G buys Casey Central mall Melbourne has become the city of choice for Asian core funds in the past few...


CapitaLand sets $500m target for follow-on Vietnam fund

CapitaLand plans to raise $500m for its next Vietnam fund. The Singaporean developer and asset manager raised $200m for its first Vietnam fund in 2010.That fund has been invested in...


GIC buys stake in Seoul’s G-Square shopping centre

GIC has invested KRW156bn ($133.4m) to acquire an interest in G-Square City Retail Complex, a vertical mall in Anyang City, Seoul, South Korea. Completed in 2012, G-Square spans 238,248m² on...

Company Profiles


Acquisition of Dymon Asia’s property business has given the well-established UK property company a platform for expansion in the region, with projects in Tokyo, Singapore and Shanghai already in its...


Anbang eyes Blackstone’s housing in Japan

Blackstone is in talks to sell ¥230bn ($2.02bn) of Japanese residential property to acquisitive Chinese insurer Anbang. The multi-family residential assets in major cities including Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya have...


Macquarie joins Jinmao in latest China venture

Macquarie Capital has formed a property investment business with China Jinmao. The new JM Capital platform is intended to help the Australian bank access Chinese capital, and state-backed Jinmao –...


Resi investment becomes a multi-family affair in Japan

Domestic REITs, core Asian funds and foreign investors such as China’s Anbang are warming to Japan’s multi-family housing market, which offers stable income and yields that beat the retail and...


Australia gains top marks from student housing investors

A large population of overseas students and established specialist developers make Australia the best bet for the growing number of investors that are targeting student housing in the Asia Pacific...


Modern Land seeks RMB2bn from China green bond issue

Hong Kong-listed China developer Modern Land is planning a renminbi green bond issue, after a successful dollar bond issue in October. The company told Hong Kong media it will raise...