While warehouses grabbed the property investment spotlight around Asia Pacific in 2020, transactions in a more traditional asset class more than tripled during the first half of the year, led by major institutions betting on one of the region’s core… Read More>>
AIP, Tokyu Land to List Aussie Assets on SGX and More Asia Real Estate Headlines
AIP Asset Management and Tokyu Land are planning an Australian REIT, providing a path to monetising the Korean investment firm’s Australian property assets including the Red Cross HQ in Sydney and the Louisa Lawson Building in Canberra.
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Shui On Land Reports HK$1.8B Loss and More Asia Real Estate Headlines
Shui On Land this week became the latest Hong Kong-listed developer to post a loss for the first half of 2020, as a dip in value of the Xintiandi landlord’s investment properties overshadowed a jump in revenue of nearly 33… Read More>>
Hines Founder Passes Away at 95 and More Asia Real Estate Headlines
The passing of the founder of a US blue-chip developer with projects in China, India and other APAC markets leads today’s collection of headlines from around the region, as Gerald Hines completes his final project just 95 years after it… Read More>>
ESR Leases Entire 78,119 SQM Greater Tokyo Warehouse to Daiwa
Pan-Asian logistics real estate platform ESR has leased an entire four-storey warehouse project near Tokyo to a logistics services division of Japanese industrial group Daiwa just eight months after renting out half of another facility near the Japanese capital to… Read More>>
Blackstone Preps Wholly Owned India Office Portfolio and More Asia Real Estate Headlines
After last month shepherding its second India office joint venture to a successful IPO Blackstone is assembling a wholly owned commercial property platform in the country, according to a report in the local press today.
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China Property Deals Nearly Double as APAC Market Struggles
Covid-19 has sickened Asia’s property sector as it raises uncertainty and impedes economic activity this year, but one market in the region saw transactions of real estate assets nearly double in the most recent quarter after lockdown restrictions were eased.
Mainland Property Tycoon Loses 31% on Hong Kong Office Sale
A founder of a Hong Kong-listed mainland developer appears to have taken a 30 percent haircut on an office investment in the New Territories as the city’s commercial real estate market continues to slip this year.
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Greystar Announces Second China Project After Buying Jing’an Site
Greystar has acquired a site on Qiujiang Road in Shanghai’s Jing’an district for development under the American apartment builder and operator’s LIV’N rental brand, the company announced on 10 August.
The developer and fund manager purchased the roughly 8,000 square… Read More>>
Hong Kong’s Billionaire Shop King Sued for HK$12M in Back Rent
Tang Shing-Bor, known in Hong Kong as the “Shop King” has hit a patch of legal trouble after failing to pay more than HK$12 million ($1.5 million) in rent, according to local news reports.
The owners of a building at… Read More>>