March 2013 | Asia Property

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Korea’s NPS picks Carlyle to guide $1bn China offices push

State pension fund awards US private equity group Carlyle a mandate for core-plus/value-added deals Korea’s National Pension Service is set to break into the Chinese office sector. The state...

Diary

March Diary

Big Apple’s brokers may be on course to crack Chinese market How important are Chinese buyers? In New York, they are so important that the New York University School of Continuing...

News

News In Brief

Taipei office floors change hands as Shin Kong Life sells stake Shin Kong Life Insurance Co has sold its 37% stake in a Taipei office building on Dunhua South Road...

Company Profiles

Yishan Capital Partners

By doing its research and picking the right local partners, the investment manager has succeeded in forming three joint ventures in Indonesia, considered a tough market for foreigners to crack ...

Comment

Present policy stalls future potential in China

It is a curious fact that China’s short- and long-term prospects seem entirely contrary. Further house price cooling and apocalyptic talk about a house price bubble may have upset equity...

Survey

Beijing pours more cold water on smouldering resi market

A hike in down payments and mortgage rates for second home buyers are the government’s latest shots in its war against China’s property speculators, but lower-tier cities may be less...

News

Goodman buys stake in giant Hong Kong logistics centre

Equity raising allows group’s fund to buy 25% of world’s biggest logistics centre  Goodman Group has boosted its Hong Kong assets under management by acquiring a stake in the world’s...

News

PGI to buy property firms in Europe and Asia

Principal Global Investors (PGI), the asset management arm of US-based Principal Financial Group, plans to expand its portfolio by buying companies focusing on Asian and European real estate. CEO Jim...

Survey

Retail still tops foreign investors’ Chinese shopping lists

While the western debt crisis hit foreign investment in China’s commercial property sector last year, brokers expect to see more activity in 2013, with retail in top-tier cities still the...

Research

Key Data: Listed Sector

• Asia was February’s best- performing region for listed real estate stocks, returning 5.4%, the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Asia Index showed. This compared with a 4.7% return for the North...

News

GSL raises fund for Chinese senior living

New venture seeks up to $100m for fund to develop high-end properties in China’s growing senior living sector  A new business has been launched to develop high-end senior care facilities...

Companies & People

COMPANIES & PEOPLE

Manila tie-up builds Savills’ Asian arm Savills has expanded its presence in South East Asia by forming a new association in the Philippines with KMC MAG Group. Based in Manila,...