JUNE 2014 | Asia Property

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CBRE GI to inject $1bn into slowing China resi market

Price correction spurs investor to launch Chinese housing strategy in partnership with local developers  A slowing Chinese housing market will offer more opportunities for foreign investors, says CBRE Global...


CBRE GI picks up pace as China slows down

It’s been a while, with a real estate fund management mega-merger in between, but CBRE Global Investors has secured the cash to start investing in China again. Not that long...



Supervisory bogey man strikes fear into paranoid managers Supervisory body The Securities and Exchange Commission seems to have morphed into a bogeyman that keeps the US financial services industry awake at...

Companies & People


Barkham named CBRE chief economist CBRE has recruited Richard Barkham from Grosvenor to be its London-based global chief economist. He will report to Nick Axford, CBRE’s global head of research....


The Philippines

High GDP growth and a youthful population are a big plus for overseas investors, especially those in business process outsourcing, but real estate ownership restrictions for foreigners are a problem ...


Foreigners struggle to find role in Manila’s property thriller

Overseas investors seeking a share in The Philippines retail and office booms will need to find local partners, or target special economic zones, to overcome the dominance of domestic property...


APG teams up to target Chinese logistics

Asset manager joins with Warburg-Pincus backed local developer e-Shang to invest $650m in logistics sector APG Asset Management is to invest $650m into the Chinese logistics sector, tying up with...

Company Profiles


Hong kong’s first reit, launched in 2005, has grown steadily even during the global financial crisis and has teamed up with China Vanke to target mainland China, starting with the...


AustralianSuper plans London spree through TH Real Estate

Investment manager will buy up to £500m of London offices for Australian fund  AustralianSuper has hired TIAA Henderson Real Estate to manage a central London office investment strategy. The intended...


June - In Brief

GIC raises $400m from sale of interest in Australia’s GPT Government Investment Corporation of Singapore has sold its 8% stake in Australia’s GPT Group for A$505m ($467m) in a deal that...


AsiaProperty Capital Raising Update

Everbright Ashmore has launched a second fund to invest in diversified Chinese assets, with a target size of $300m


June - In Brief

Mori in Olympic race to develop ¥1trn Tokyo projects by 2020 Mori Building Co, Japan’s largest private developer, is planning projects in central Tokyo worth an estimated ¥1trn ($9.7bn) prior...

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Joint deal for Seoul tower marks Korean debut for KKR

KKR & Co has made its first Korean real estate investment, with the KRW500bn ($490.1m) purchase of a Seoul office tower. The US private equity firm and investment group LIM...