June 2015 | Asia Property

Subscription Enquiries
Editorial Enquiries

This will be the secondary navigation

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,...

Survey

FUND MANAGEMENT

Property fund management is increasingly dominated by a few multi- billion players, with CapitaLand, Fosun and AMP the leaders in Asia. But nimble, niche managers are also succeeding in raising...

Research

Key data: listed sector

• Asian real estate shares were more or less static in May, the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Asia Index edging up 0.3%, compared with a 1.5% rise for the North American...

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...

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...

Survey

Brookfield rules the world of fund management giants

Singapore’s CapitaLand is Asia’s top property fund manager, according to ANREV’s annual survey, with local players dominant in the region, while Brookfield retains its title as the world’s biggest firm...

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

Behemoths carry a growing weight in Asia Pacific

In the past two years, the top 10 funds accounted for over two thirds of capital raised for property in Asia, and while boutique funds are also finding investors, life...

World News

GLP f inds three buyers for stake in US logistics vehicle

Global Logistic Properties has sold the bulk of its stake in its new US fund to three investors. GLP did not reveal the investors’ identity but said they were “two...

Analysis

PRD PEARLS OF WISDOM

The need to maintain quality of life through smart and sustainable development, the risk of office oversupply, and the best targets for real estate investment were some of the key topics...

News

Blackstone adds to Indian IT park tally

Blackstone Group is to buy 247 Park in Vikhroli, Mumbai, for INR10.5bn ($164m), adding to its string of Indian business parks. The vendors of the park, which has 1.1m sq...