February 2015 | Asia Property

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Tokyo mega-deal for CIC leads Chinese capital into Japan

Other big Chinese investors set to follow wealth fund’s high-priced Japanese debut with Meguro Gajoen buy China Investment Corporation has bought Meguro Gajoen in Tokyo for a rumoured ¥135bn...

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COMPANIES & PEOPLE

Cassidy Turley lends US muscle to DTZ DTZ has completed the acquisition of US firm Cassidy Turley, giving it a strong US presence for the first time. The global property...

Company Profiles

Keppel Land

With exposure to the weak Singapore market hitting the developer’s share price, its parent company believes a privatisation bid is the best route to expanding the firm across the region...

Research

AsiaProperty Capital Raising Update

Analysis

Tokyo becomes top target as real estate investors raise their aim across Asia Pacific region

More than half of respondents questioned for ANREV’s annual survey plan to buy in Tokyo, while Asia’s industrial sector is also popular as investors look to step up their property...

Key data: listed sector

• The global listed real estate sector had a bumper start to 2015, with big rises in all three regions. The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed (Global) Index rose 12.5% in January;...

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CPPIB teams up for China project

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has signed a deal to invest $234m in a development in Suzhou, China. The Canadian state pension manager formed a joint venture with Longfor Properties to...

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Li Ka-Shing rejigs empire to sire property giant in Hong Kong...

Hutchison Whampoa and Cheung Kong shake-up will create $389bn property arm Li Ka-Shing is reorganising his business empire in a move that will create a new HK$389bn ($50.1bn) listed property...

Survey

Capital Flows

Japan and Australia remain the top investment targets in Asia as a growing wave of capital floods into real estate globally, while up to $20bn of Chinese capital will lead...

Survey

China tries a new treatment for ailing housing sector

A glut of unsold housing and a 9% year-on-year fall in space sold during 2014 have forced the Chinese government to reverse its curbs on home buying, in an attempt...

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White knight Sunac China rides in with Kaisa rescue bid

Rival’s deal for stake in Kaisa could bail out developer mired in graft investigation Troubled China developer Kaisa Group looks set to be rescued by peer Sunac China Holdings. Kaisa,...

Comment

Authentic software can redesign China

To counter a wave of bland, flashy towers with no connection to their wider environment, developers in China need to create projects whose ‘software’ includes public space, heritage buildings and...

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Vanke joins Chinese push into Malaysia

Johor state is focus for Malaysian developments by Chinese companies including China Vanke and Greenland Chinese developers continue to invest billions in southern Malaysian developments. China Vanke is to acquire...