Just 25 months after raising $1.35 billion in what then ranked as Vietnam’s largest IPO ever, Hanoi-based residential developer Vinhomes is selling a minority stake in the company to a KKR-led consortium for VND 15.1 trillion (US$650 million), according to… Read More>>
Selling face cream is not the usual path to owning large commercial buildings but, with some help from WeChat, a Chinese beauty products brand controlled a by a celebrity couple just purchased a Pudong office block for RMB 1.76 billion… Read More>>
Nuveen Real Estate received a shot of additional capital for its Asia Pacific Cities strategy recently as an unnamed Dutch investor committed $65 million to the US-based company’s core strategy in the region.
In announcing the investment late last week,… Read More>>
The UK’s Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has put its Japan residential tie-up with Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (SMTB) on ice, as the property market in the world’s third largest economy comes under pressure from a recession triggered by the COVID-19… Read More>>
Just two years into a four-year lease, online travel giant Expedia is said to be surrendering its 25,000 square foot (2,322 square metre) office in The Center in Hong Kong, after the company in February announced layoffs of 3,000 staff… Read More>>
A pair of loss-making Chinese rental apartment outfits are coming under increasing pressure from authorities, following allegations of financial exploitation.
The Shenzhen Housing and Urban-rural Construction Bureau said last Friday that it had launched an investigation into the business practices… Read More>>
Gaw Capital Partners is cozying up to Alibaba for its latest mainland China property acquisition as the private equity firm led by Goodwin Gaw takes aim at the country’s rising tech and e-commerce industries.
The Hong Kong-based investment manager, which… Read More>>
Hanison Construction Holdings is seeking a buyer for a newly refurbished commercial property in Kowloon valued at HK$370 million ($48 million) – more than double the price the company paid for the property in 2017.
Payson Cha’s Hong Kong-listed firm… Read More>>
One of Hong Kong’s largest property developers, together with its parent firm, is warning of a potential loss this year as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, as the pandemic takes a toll on real estate values.
Hang Lung Properties,… Read More>>
Chelsfield Asia has closed its first value-add pan-Asia fund at $362.5 million, as the Asia arm of the UK developer readies to deploy dry powder in what CEO Nick Loup calls a “once-in-a-generation opportunity for investing”.
Alongside the $362.5 million… Read More>>