November 2016 | Asia Property

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China Q3 deals leap 45% year-on-year as investors pile in

Tishman Speyer’s Shanghai Springs project joins many assets on block after strong Q3 for hot Chinese market China is driving Asia Pacific’s real estate investment market after a strong...


Survey: introduction

India The country’s property sector is benefitting from strong economic performance, driven by service sector and consumption growth, and a relaxation of trade rules offers opportunities for overseas investors India...


China Life takes leading role in $2bn US hotels purchase

China Life Insurance is investing in a $2bn US hotels deal. Starwood Capital announced last month that China Life is serving as lead investor for a group buying a stake...


Modi’s property acts win two cheers from industry

While welcoming government moves to make development more transparent and give foreign investors more freedom, market watchers say more must be done to speed up project approval  The Modi government...


Brookfield sheds WeWork City HQ

Brookfield Property Partners has sold Moor Place in the City of London, WeWork’s European headquarters, to a Hong Kong investor for £271m ($337.3m). Industrial company Kingboard Chemical Holdings bought the...


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Gaw closes string of deals in China, Japan and Australia

Gaw Capital Partners has struck a flurry of deals in recent weeks. The Hong Kong-based private equity investor has taken a stake in naked Hub, a Shanghai-based network of co-working...


Chinese manager COS to splash €1bn on European assets

Investment manager sets up European business for three-year campaign with initial focus on UK property  Chinese investment manager COS Capital plans to invest €1bn ($1.24bn) in European real estate over...


Blackstone to sell slice of Hilton to China’s HNA

Blackstone Group has agreed to sell a 25% stake in Hilton Worldwide Holdings to China’s HNA Group for $6.5bn. HNA, Hainan Airlines’ parent company, agreed to pay $26.25 per share...


Swire Properties sells Hong Kong office and retail development

Swire Properties has agreed to sell a Kowloon Bay office development in Hong Kong for HK$6.5bn ($838.2m). The developer said it had agreed to sell New Kowloon Inland Lot No...


Founder leads bid to privatise ARA AM

Lim leads group including shareholders and Warburg Pincus in bid valuing firm well above recent share value ARA Asset Management is set to be taken private in a deal valuing...