October 2017 | Asia Property

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Chinese outbound capital curbs upset raft of deals globally

Greenland’s plans for San Francisco site and Dalian Wanda scheme in Sydney take hit from restrictions The state crackdown on Chinese outbound real estate investment has caused a wave...


Cromwell puts Singapore REIT flotation on hold as European strategy deters investors

Cromwell Property Group has pulled an attempt to float a Singapore REIT backed by a portfolio of European property. However, the Australian listed real estate company said it would revisit...


Big brands hunt for space to open up shop in India

A relaxation of investment rules has opened up a potentially vast market to foreign retailers, but many will have to unpick franchise agreements and wait for suitable space to be...


Survey: introduction

India Economic reforms are making India’s property market more efficient and transparent, while the introduction of REITs should provide a further boost. But poor infrastructure is still hampering growth India’s...


Market talk

“ further progress on ‘new urbanisation’ – enabling migrants to live and spend like normal urban citizens – which requires urban residency and access to public services. The government...

Company Profiles


The German investment manager is courting Asian investors for a new fund targeting property in the smaller cities of its domestic market, which it says offer higher returns than first-tier...


Asian cities find different ways to be world class

What makes a great world city? JLL analysed 40 indices (out of an astonishing 300 available) to compile a list of seven, four of them in Asia. Despite the weight...


Frasers Centrepoint adds four business parks to portfolio via UK acquisition

Singaporean developer Frasers Centrepoint has spent £686m ($912m) on a portfolio of four UK business parks. The vendor was a joint venture between Oaktree Capital Management and German company Patrizia....


E-Shang Redwood takes slice of Propertylink to build presence in Australia

Logistics property company e-Shang Redwood has expanded into Australia, acquiring an 18% stake in Propertylink. ESR plans to “keep its options open” with regard to Propertylink, which manages A$1.9bn ($1.4bn)...


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Company Profiles


From its origins in Amsterdam, the co-working space operator has built a global network and plans to establish centres in every major Asian city, with its Hong Kong Central building...

Companies & People

Companies & people

ARA Asset Management veteran Lim becomes APREA chairman John Lim, group chief executive officer of ARA Asset Management, has been elected chairman of the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA)....