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...


It’s clear that transparency matters

JLL’s latest Transparency Index shows that the 10 ‘highly transparent’ countries account for 75% of global real estate investment – so it’s no wonder that Asian markets are waking up...


Investors adhere to Japan’s strong multi-family values

Overseas players are being drawn to invest in Japanese apartment blocks by yields that, In Tokyo, outstrip those offered by offices, with urbanisation and cheap debt underpinning the sector’s appeal ...


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...


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...

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...


Oversupply cools property climate in Kuala Lumpur

A supply spike in Kuala Lumpur’s office market is putting pressure on rents and vacancy rates, while a glut of retail space is also building. Foreign investors, meanwhile, are wary...


Delegates cite US and Canada as first choice for investment

ULI Asia Pacific Summit: favoured countries, megacities and transport debated North America was the overwhelming first choice outbound investment destination for delegates at the Urban Land Institute’s Asia Pacific Summit...


Smith moves on from Colliers Japan to launch Cardinal

Douglas Smith has left Colliers International in Japan to form his own advisory company. He joined Colliers at the beginning of 2015 as head of investment services for Japan. His...


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...


Key data: Occupiers

• Fintech firms drive demand for flexible workspace in Hong Kong • Tianjin’s logistics sector grows rapidly Hong Kong offices will ride fintech wave The growth of the financial technology (fintech) industry...


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...