June 2015 | Asia Property

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BlackRock places S$4bn price tag on Asia Square tower

Large investors including sovereign funds are likely to team up for giant purchase of trophy Singapore tower BlackRock Real Estate is preparing to put Tower 1 of its Asia...

Companies & People

COMPANIES & PEOPLE

DTZ name to go after $2Bn deal for rival Cushman & Wakefield DTZ is to merge with Cushman & Wakefield, creating a real estate advisory business with $5.5bn annual revenues. The new business will...

Comment

Alliance is defensive move for Vanke and Wanda

It doesn’t seem that long ago that the Chinese housing market looked shaky, with falling prices, years worth of unsold stock and defaulting developers. Following the easing of market-cooling measures,...

News

Senior housing panel highlights “extraordinary” growth in healthcare REITs

The healthcare REIT sector has gone from a real estate industry “afterthought” to an area experiencing “extraordinary growth,” said Thomas DeRosa, CEO of Health Care REIT. Speaking on a panel...

News

DLF gets two REIT vehicles ready to hit the road in India

Indian developer DLF plans to list two REITs in the expectation of workable legislation being finalised for the country this year. The developer said it would inject 30m sq ft...

Survey

Lateral thinking becomes a core requirement for investors

The weight of money chasing assets and yield compression across Asia have made core assets more fiercely contested, but investors can find opportunities by looking beyond traditional cities and sectors...

News

AXA scales risk curve for $1bn push into Japanese property

French insurer will target alternative asset classes and cities in Japanese campaign AXA Real Estate plans to deploy $1bn in the Japanese commercial property market. Frank Khoo, AXA Real Estate...

World News

Chinese set for oveseas spree as investment rules are eased

New rules will allow individuals to buy direct property as well as stocks and bonds New Chinese regulations on overseas investment could lead to a wave of real estate deals....

News

Vanke and Wanda join forces

China Vanke, China’s top housing developer by sales, and Dalian Wanda, its largest shopping centre developer, have signed an agreement to work together on mixed-use projects. The companies are setting up...

News

Speakers seek perfect recipe for mixed-use development

For mixed use development to be truly transformative, it needs a story, said Gordon Ongley, development director at Swire Properties, speaking on the Transformative Mixed Use Developments panel. Swire built...

News

June - News in Brief

GIG teams up with CPPIB for D-Cube retail deal in Seoul GIC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board have formed a 50:50 joint venture to buy the D-Cube Retail Mall...

News

ULI Asia Pacific Summit

As the world’s most populous region, Asia has been forced to lead the way in creating liveable, high-density cities, said Paul Noritaka Tange, president of Tange Associates, at the closing...

Research

DTZ Fair Value Index

● DTZ’s Asia Pacific Fair Value Index score fell from 56 in Q4 2014 to 54 in Q1 2015, reflecting a slight deterioration in relative value across the region (a...