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...

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...

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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...

Research

Mumbai tops corporate locations table...

Mumbai offers the best prospects for corporate occupiers, according to DTZ’s 2015 Annual Occupier Outlook. The US remains the most competitive region, although this will change in favour of Asia...

Research

AsiaProperty Capital Raising Update

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CBRE GIP secures $1.2bn for flagship Global Alpha vehicle

CBRE Global Investment Partners has raked in $1.2bn of equity commitments to Global Alpha, its flagship global open- ended fund. Global Alpha, launched in November 2010, targets a 9-11% annual...

Asia goes with the flow of rising overseas deal volumes

While growth in capital targeting Asian property was relatively modest last year, Chinese investment in the US and core European cities swelled a rising tide of inter-regional real estate transactions...

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Keppel bids to take real estate arm private

Keppel Corporation has launched a S$7.1bn ($5.2bn) offer to take property arm Keppel Land private. The move contrasts with Cheung Kong’s plan to separate its property and non-property arms. If...

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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...

Analysis

Market watchers burst bubble theory as overseas investment carries Tokyo market ever higher

Investors are paying eye-watering prices for prime Tokyo offices, but the wave of foreign capital driving the market looks sustainable, thanks to a weakening yen and steady economic recovery Analysts...

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China

China’s government is taking steps to boost real estate and counter a GDP-damaging housing market slump. Warehousing and retail also offer opportunities for foreign investors with enough scale and nous...

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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...

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Asian divisions add over $1bn to CBRE and JLL 2014 results

The world’s largest property services businesses both pulled in more than $1bn in Asia Pacific revenues last year, contributing to a successful 12 months overall. JLL reported a 19% rise...