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...

Comment

Diary

Optimistic tide runs into cynical currents on Hong Kong harbour The Urban Land Institute recently hosted an event to discuss the potential for Hong Kong’s Central Harbourfront Site 3, a...

Analysis

Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul lead Asian push toward the top of world cities table

Separate reports from JLL and Knight Frank have used urban performance indices to rank the top world cities, with four Asian capitals making JLL’s top seven and two more ranking...

News

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)...

Company Profiles

Accom

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...

News

Korea’s NPS raises €1.1bn with disposal of Berlin Sony Center

Canada’s OMERS and US group Madison land eight-building, mixed-use complex  National Pension Service of Korea is selling the Sony Center in Berlin for €1.1bn ($1.3bn). South Korea’s state pension fund...

News

Record Oz deal for AMP and Unisuper

AMP Capital’s Wholesale Office Fund and Unisuper are taking a 49.9% stake in Brookfield Asset Management’s Wynyard Place, in Australia’s largest single-asset office deal, believed to be worth nearly A$900m...

Comment

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...

Research

Key data: Listed sector

• Asia missed out on rises for the other regional indices last month • Australia was Asia’s best performer • Asia was the only region to show a fall in listed...

Survey

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...

Research

Key Data: Occupiers

• Occupiers need flexible space to foster health and retain staff •  More firms now focus on staff wellbeing Colliers locates future keys for offices… Companies need to focus on collaboration, employee...

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)....