February 2013 | Asia Property

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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....

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...

Research

Prime Asian Rents and Yields, Q4 2012

Taipei has the region’s lowest office and retail yields, followed by Hong Kong

World News

GIC backs Laxf ield’s £1bn push into UK property lending

GIC Real Estate is backing a £1bn ($1.58bn) UK commercial real estate lending programme. Laxfield Capital, the real estate lender and adviser founded by former GE Capital directors Adam Slater...

News

Stamp duty to cool Singapore property markets

Singapore has introduced a comprehensive package of measures to cool its residential property market. It has also introduced seller’s stamp duty on industrial assets to discourage speculative activity in that...

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

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...

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...

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CITIC and Invesco funds raise capital

CITIC Capital and Invesco Real Estate have found fund-raising success in a difficult market. Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association has committed $100m to Invesco’s Asian open-ended core fund, while...

Survey

Japanese REIT sector finds its way after lost decades

J-REIT share prices, which have been rising since last year, have really taken off at the start of 2013, outpacing a rise in the wider stock market as Tokyo’s office...

News

Appointments boost JLL’s Sydney corporate finance team

Jones Lang LaSalle has made two appointments to its corporate finance team in Sydney. Chris Key has been appointed head of corporate finance, Australia, to oversee the newly expanded platform...