February 2013 | Asia Property

Subscription Enquiries
Editorial Enquiries

This will be the secondary navigation

LIM prepares $1bn repeat of Japanese logistic fund sell-off

GLP, joint buyer of first LIM logistics vehicle’s assets, is a likely bidder for second fund’s eight properties  LaSalle Investment Management has put the assets from its second Japanese...

Diary

February Diary

GFM faces uncertain future after losing its head in Asia What is happening at Grosvenor Fund Management? No replacement has been announced yet for departing Asia Pacific head Morgan Laughlin....

News

News In Brief

Blackstone and China Resources Land snap up Nantong plot A joint venture between The Blackstone Group and China Resources Land has bought a site in Nantong, Jiangsu province for RMB3bn...

News

Mapletree plans REIT as ARA sells assets

ARA sells property that was to have backed failed S-REIT IPO, while Mapletree places Chinese assets into a REIT  ARA Asset Management is set to sell the assets originally destined...

Analysis

SIngapore’s 10 PrInciples for hIgh-density development

● 1. Plan for long-term growth and renewal Singapore’s urban planners do not view a planning time horizon of 50 years as too long; they look at development as well as...

News

Record global revenues leave CBRE and JLL upbeat on Asia...

Both firms report rise in Asia revenues, but recruitment drives hit pre-tax earnings  The region’s largest brokers are expecting a strong 2013 in Asia Pacific, after both firms reported record...

Analysis

Singapore shows Asia’s overcrowded cities how to make space for a better quality of life

Singapore’s strictly planned, sustainable approach to high-density urban living provides a blueprint for rapidly growing Asian cities, The Urban Land Institute and Centre for Liveable Cities believe  A strong planning...

Survey

Australian REITs get fighting fit to take on rivals

GPT’s scuffle with Mirvac for control of top performer Australand looks like being the shape of things to come in the A-REIT sector, as the strongest players bounce back and...

News

Brookfield to float offices in buoyant A-REIT sector

This year is expected to be a frenetic one for the Australian listed sector. Recovering share prices are encouraging investors to float portfolios and bringing the prospect of mergers and...

News

Centro welcomes Challenger to Surfers Paradise

Challenger has bought the Centro Surfers Paradise Mall on Australia’s Gold Coast for A$162.5m ($168.9m). The Centro-managed syndicate that owns the mall has been trying to sell it since 2010...

News

News In Brief

MGPA lands Perth’s Optima offices for Asian spezialfond MGPA has acquired the newly built Optima Centre grade A office complex in Perth, Australia, for MGPA Asien Spezialfonds, its German fund with...

News

Thai magnate wins Fraser & Neave battle

Charoen gains control of S$8bn property portfolio as his revised bid trumps Overseas Union Enterprise’s  Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, Thailand’s richest man, has won control of Fraser & Neave with a S$13.8bn...