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...


News in brief, July

Mitsubishi buys London stake Mitsubishi Estate has bought a 50% stake in a £275m ($357m) London office development from Legal & General Property (LGP). The partners will speculatively develop a...


Key data: Listed sector

• Asia outpaced Europe but lagged behind N America last month • Japan led in local currency terms • The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Asia Index rose 3.6% in June, overshadowed by the...


Asia Square Tower 1 sale paves way for next round of deals in Singapore’s office market

Singapore’s office market is moving again after the S$3.4bn ($2.5bn) sale of Asia Square Tower 1. Savills Investment Management has put 77 Robinson Road on the market through CBRE, with...


Developers ignore Singapore home price drops

Developers are still paying top prices for Singapore plots despite home prices falling for an 11th consecutive quarter. The fall of 0.4% in the three months to the end of...


ULI APAC Summit: ‘Transport becoming biggest factor in real estate’

Transport is becoming the most important factor in real estate, Tishman Speyer president and chief executive Rob Speyer believes. Speaking at the ULI Asia Pacific Summit 2016, Speyer said: “In...

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...


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 ...


Diary, July

Tokyo expats will use jingle mail if resi investments don’t deliver Our survey this month includes a look at Japanese residential investment, which offers better opportunities than you might think...


Opportunists set to enter via Brexit

While caution following the UK’s vote to quit the EU is likely to put the market on hold, in the longer term, Asian and dollar-based players stand to cash in...


QIC to sell 50% Merry Hill stake

Queensland Investment Corporation is set to sell its stake in a UK shopping mall for more than £400m ($518m). The Australian fund is in talks with UK real estate investment...


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...