October 2013 | Asia Property

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Indian regulator resurrects move to introduce REITs

Initiative mothballed during financial crisis restarted, but introduction of vehicles will be strictly regulated  The Securities and Exchange Board of India has restarted moves to develop real estate investment...

Diary

The rent is how much?

Hong Kong is the world’s priciest retail property location no more, according to Colliers International, which puts Queen’s Road Central, at $2,087/sq ft behind New Yorks Fifth Avenue on $3,052....

Diary

.. while Forbes joins the brand-building party... literally

Trump’s deal is not a one-off – US business publisher Forbes is to be immortalised in the Forbes Media Tower, to be developed by Century Properties Group in its Century...

Diary

Playing the Trump card when it comes to investing in India...

The Trump Organization has found what might be the ideal solution to the difficulties of real estate investment in India. While its first joint-venture development, in Pune, is set to...

Market Talk

Market Talk

“ChIna Is stIll some dIstance away from a property bubble. the property market Is stIll doIng fIne despIte some regional problems. the government can curb property speculation by usIng market forces” Li...

News

Thailand’s CP Land to pour THB20bn into ASEAN projects

CP Land, a property subsidiary of Charoen Pokphand Group, plans to invest more than THB20bn ($637.5m) in new projects at home and in ASEAN nations. “We plan aggressive investment this...

News

Richard David leaves Forterra Trust after Nan Fung takeover

Richard David has resigned as chief executive of Forterra Trust, following Nan Fung Group’s acquisition of the trust’s management company. Nan Fung bought almost 30% of the trust and 100%...

Companies & People

Newstead goes global at Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells has appointed Jackie Newstead as global head of real estate, replacing current co-heads Bruce Parmley and Michael Stancombe. London-based Newstead will take up the role at the start...

News

House prices still climbing in majority of Chinese cities

Prices of both new and existing homes continued to rise in most Chinese cities in August, according to official data released last month. Of 70 major Chinese cities, 66 saw...

Survey

ASEAN FOCUS: VIETNAM

Vietnam’s property market flared very brightly in the run-up to the global financial crisis, but has since sputtered and continues to be plagued by non-performing loans and oversupply in some...

Companies & People

Wells Fargo pulls plug on Indian venture

Wells Fargo Group is closing its real estate investment advisory business in India. The US bank has cut staff and has given severance packages to employees who were part of...

News

Australia’s super funds set to splash A$8bn overseas as prime assets dry up at home

Australian superannuation funds will invest A$8bn ($7.57bn) in overseas property by 2020, Jones Lang LaSalle claims. The super funds have $1.trn under management. The average super fund property weighting is...

World News

Historic London building expected to go for $700m

London’s historic Devonshire House is on the market and could fetch up to $700m. Overseas investors are expected to show most interest in the 179,000 sq ft office building, completed...

Analysis

Tokyo’s property industry ready to go for gold as Olympics win keeps city on track for recovery

Housing developments near the 2020 Olympics sites will feel the most immediate benefit, but improvements in infrastructure and business sentiment should sustain a wider property revival  Seconds after the International...

Research

AsiaProperty Capital Raising Update

IDFC is planning to raise $1bn for a fund launched last month that will target infrastructure investment across India