July 2016 | Asia Property

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E-Shang Redwood leads Asian logistics property bonanza

Logistics specialist and Ping An in tie-up for Japanese projects as CLPH, Frasers, Blackstone finalise deals Logistics property continues to be the hottest sector in Asia Pacific, with a raft...


COFCO pays 235% premium for Shanghai land

COFCO Property Investment Co has paid a premium of 235% for a residential plot of land in Shanghai’s Pudong New Area. The real estate arm of state-owned China National Cereals,...


Greenland and Amare add hotels to new REIT

Greenland Group and Amare Investment Management Group have added to the pipeline of hotels for their forthcoming Singapore REIT in an effort to attract investors. The partners have added Greenland’s...

London’s Royal Scot is Cheng’s latest hotel buy

Hong Kong tycoon William Cheng has bought a London hotel for £70.3m ($94.8m). A group of three companies controlled by Cheng announced the acquisition of the Travelodge Royal Scot Hotel...


Cross-border investors drive clear improvements in the transparency of Asia Pacific real estate markets

As demand for accurate data grows, Asia Pacific is becoming more transparent, with its developed markets now on a par with similar markets elsewhere, according to JLL’s latest transparency index...


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PAG’s fundraising continues after hitting $1bn target

PAG has announced a further closing for its pan-Asian real estate fund, which has now raised a total of $1.3bn in capital commitments. Hong Kong-based PAG said PAG Real Estate...


GIC poised to make twin office complex next Paris disposal

SocGen is in frame to buy Hotel particulier de Suez, as Singapore fund continues to sell Parisian assets Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund is in talks with Société Générale’s insurance business...


ULI APAC Summit: Global connectivity set to create megacities

Interconnected megacities will be the defining factor in the next phase of urbanisation, the ULI Asia Pacific Summit 2016 heard. Parag Khanna, founder of advisory firm Hybrid Reality, said global...

Market Talk

Market Talk: ULI Summit Special

“In the past, not many players in the market could write a big cheque for $1bn. Now there are a lot more pension funds, even private equity funds, which can...

Companies & People

Companies & People

Edmund Tie & Co buys out C&W stake to regain independence Edmund Tie & Co has emerged as an independent real estate adviser after management bought out majority stakeholder Cushman...


Risks abound after Brexit, but don’t write off UK

What does “Brexit” mean for Asian investors in the UK and Europe? London has been perhaps the most favoured investment destination for Asian capital in the past five years. For...