US private equity giant Warburg Pincus is extending its bets on Asia’s rental residential sector by partnering with India’s largest mid-priced hotel chain, Lemon Tree Hotels, in an INR 30 billion ($430 million) joint equity investment to create a new co-living… Read More>>
Foreign investors are pushing into India’s rental housing market, with a big recent deal highlighting the potential for a shift away from mom-and-pop dominance in the sector.
Budget hotel operator OYO Rooms, backed by SoftBank, announced in late October its… Read More>>
Leading today’s Hong Kong real estate news, home sales in the city may be sliding, but high-end shelter seems to still be attracting buyers as a condo on the Peak has sold for HK$667 million, setting a record high price… Read More>>
Singapore-based co-living platform Hmlet last week announced that it has raised $6.5 million in a series A round led by Sequoia India, the India affiliate of US venture capital giant Sequoia Capital.
The co-living startup, which has 13 locations in… Read More>>
US private equity firm Warburg Pincus on Monday announced that it is investing up to $413.5 million into Weave Co-living, and has launched the partnership with a $181 million bet on the sharing economy startup.
The partnership with Weave is… Read More>>
Hong Kong real estate developer District15, together with private equity property firm Pamfleet, launched the Nate studio apartments in Tsim Sha Tsui on Friday, officially kicking off leasing of residential units in their first co-living project in Kowloon.
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Singapore co-living enterprise Hmlet has agreed to acquire Hong Kong competitor we r urban, extending its reach to a third Asian city and increasing capacity by 23 percent overnight, according to a statement by the company.
The acquisition adds we… Read More>>
Department stores are closing down faster than popsicle stands in November in most parts of the world, but Thailand’s largest retailer makes news today with news of plans to use its collection of department stores to anchor a hoped for… Read More>>
Chinese co-living operator Harbour Apartments has teamed up with its backer Gaw Capital Partners and a mainland financial firm in a drive to raise $2.58 billion in new capital for developing rental flats and co-living spaces.
Shanghai-based Harbour is setting… Read More>>
One of the best-known names in Asian financial markets may be returning to the region’s bond trade as Kaisa Group hopes that the newfound appetite for Chinese developer debt may make investors overlook its 2015 default and 2016 restructuring. Also… Read More>>