June 2017 | Asia Property

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New WeWork fund eyes Asian assets for investment push

Co-working giant’s fund looks at Japan and other Asia markets after raising several hundred million dollars WeWork is looking at buying Asia Pacific real estate assets via a new...

Company Profiles

District15

The Hong Kong developer, traditionally funded by family offices and wealthy private investors, is courting institutional backers to help expand its business of turning around underperforming assets in the city...

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Deutsche Bank predicts 48% HK house price fall

Hong Kong residential prices could nearly halve over the next decade, Deutsche Bank analysts claim. A new report argues that an increasing supply of new apartments and rising interest rates...

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Goodman to ease pace of disposals after shedding A$2.1bn of real estate

Goodman Group said it has sold A$2.1bn ($1.5bn) of assets in the past nine months to fund development, but its sales volume would slow this year. The properties sold were...

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ULI summit: Key quotes

“Charles Darwin said it is not the strongest species that survive but the most adaptable and the same could be said of cities” Brookfield Asia chief executive Bill Powell on...

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Key data: Non-listed funds

 

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Market Talk

“The outlook for China’s banks is going from bad to worse. Pressure on the banking system has increased during the past year, even though economic activity has recovered. We think...

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Key data: listed sector

• Asia’s index fell 1.4% in May, but outperformed N America • Hong Kong and Japanese stocks rose  • The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Asia Index fell 1.4% during May, although year-to- date...

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CBRE GI seals $360m resi buy for BVK as investors eye Japan

Investment manager acquires PAG Asia portfolio for German institutional client CBRE Global Investors has acquired a portfolio of Japanese residential properties on behalf of a German institutional client. The investment...

Company Profiles

Ascott Residence

CapitaLand’s hospitality-focused REIT is targeting expansion in the US and Europe, having recently bought hotels in New York, Frankfurt and Hamburg, and is also looking to buy in Japan and...

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Nan Fung trumps Henderson HK deal in most expensive land buy ever

Nan Fung Developments set a new record for a Hong Kong development site, eclipsing the Murray Road sale in lot size. The private Hong Kong developer paid HK$24.6bn ($3.1bn) for...

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Munich buy hails new Mitsubishi strategy

Japanese investor buys German office building in Europa-managed push to buy core-plus European property Mitsubishi Estate has launched a new European, core-plus investment strategy, starting with the purchase of a...