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...


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...


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...


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...


Brexit no threat to Battersea Power Station project

Malaysian developer SP Setia said the UK’s vote to leave the European Union would be no more than an “accounting effect” for its Battersea Power Station project in London. SP...


China’s Anbang Insurance considers luxury apartments plan for trophy Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City

Chinese insurance company Anbang Insurance is planning to convert much of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York to luxury apartments. The company may be planning to convert as many...


UK’s European exit offers boost to US markets

Britain’s departure from the European Union will be positive for US real estate, analysts claim. A CBRE research report said: “During the short term, US gateway markets are likely to...


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...


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 ...


Key data: Non-listed sector


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...


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...