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...


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)...


Site 3 development plot could turn the tide for both harbour-front district and Hong Kong

The Urban Land Institute and architect Benoy believe a key site in Central has the potential to provide an iconic scheme that could revitalise the image of Hong Kong’s waterfront...


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...



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...


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...

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...


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...


GIC Real Estate backs Greystar’s US multi-family housing vehicle

GIC Real Estate has invested in US multi-family properties via a new perpetual fund vehicle. The Singaporean sovereign wealth fund invested alongside APG Asset Management, Ivanhoé Cambridge and PGGM in...


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...


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...

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)....