May 2013 | Asia Property

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‘Abenomics’ adds fresh fuel to Japan’s hot property market

Japan’s radical ‘Abenomics’ has turned it into the region’s hottest real estate market, with fresh fund launches and a new logistics mega-deal.Prime minister Shinzo Abe’s monetary and fiscal stimulus,...

Analysis

Abenomic miracle is further shot in the arm for recovering Japanese property markets

Japan has long been the ‘sick man’ of Asia, but the economic policy of its new government has boosted sentiment and acted liked a spurt of nitrous oxide to an...

World News

Mitsubishi pulls off £235m Stock Exchange deal in City of London

Mitsubishi Estate has sold King Edward Court in the City of London to Canada’s Oxford Properties for £235m ($365.1m). The 246,000 sq ft building at 10 Paternoster Square serves as...

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Robust Asia Pacific investment markets boost Q1 results for Jones Lang LaSalle and CBRE

Jones Lang LaSalle and CBRE produced solid results for Q1 2013, with improved Asia Pacific performance. Alastair Hughes, JLL’s Asia Pacific chief executive, called his group’s performance “solid in a...

Research

Prime Asian Rents and Yields, Q1 2013

Hong Kong’s retail rents, the highest in the region, are unchanged since Q4 2012, but office rents are 2.4% down quarter on quarter in the core Central district    

Research

Hong Kong retail still tied to mainland...

Hong Kong retail is celebrating a decade of tourism from mainland China boosting sales and rents, but changing shopping patterns may hit the market in the long term, according to...

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Carlyle poised for Central Plaza buy in $266m Shanghai deal

Forterra Trust is to sell its Central Plaza Shanghai office building to The Carlyle Group for $266.7m. The Singapore-listed company, previously known as Treasury China Trust, estimates net cash proceeds...

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Debt

The cost of borrowing has been falling across Asia and banks are now willing to offer higher leverage levels, putting debt-backed investors in a strong position, especially in Japan and...

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Australia’s Dexus lands tower in Brisbane as Charter Hall teams up to buy Bank of Queensland HQ

Dexus Property Group and its Wholesale Property Fund have jointly acquired 480 Queen Street in Brisbane from Grocon for A$543.9m ($553.8m). The Australian listed group and the fund it manages...

World News

World News In Brief

Invesco acquires Texan office tower for Korean pension fund Invesco Real Estate has bought a 1.4m sq ft office tower in Houston, Texas, for National Pension Service of Korea. It...

Survey

Property firms put dim sum and other bonds on menu

DTZ reports a 40% rise in bond issuance by Asian property firms last year, with Hong Kong-listed, renminbi-denominated ‘dim sum’ issuance so far this year already being double the 2012...

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Silk Road stretches into Shanghai with retail site purchase

Silk Road Holdings has bought a site for a new designer outlet development in Pudong, Shanghai. Florentia Village Shanghai will provide 54,000m2 of retail space with 200 Italian, international and...

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Blackstone eyes Melbourne mall for latest Oz acquisition

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Future Fund sells share in UK Bullring

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Henderson securities launch favours S-REITs

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ISPT super fund buys 75% stake in Australian malls

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Carlyle sets $750m target for third Asian real estate fund as Harvest aims to reap $500m for China vehicle with Grosvenor FM