Q Investment Partners has formed a joint venture with Soilbuild Group on a £200 million ($245.5 million) UK student housing platform, as the Singapore-headquartered companies look to profit from one of the more resilient asset classes favoured by Asia-based investors.
ESR Exploring Sale of Stake in Cromwell Property Group
Hong Kong-listed ESR aims to divest at least $1 billion in assets this year as it continues to focus on its fund management business, and those disposals could include its stake in Cromwell Property Group.
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Jonathan Yap Named CapitaLand Development CEO as Leow Retires Early
Singapore property giant CapitaLand on Thursday announced the upcoming retirement of CapitaLand Development CEO Jason Leow, to be succeeded by Jonathan Yap, the current CEO of listed funds at CapitaLand Investment.
Yap will take the reins from Leow on 5… Read More>>
Australian Housing Crisis Creates Opportunity for Institutional Investors: MTD TV
Australian housing prices have fallen by nearly a tenth in the past 12 months, but rising construction costs and scarce credit mean that the country’s housing shortage continues, with panelists in an industry forum on Thursday seeing opportunities for experienced… Read More>>
Evergrande Clinches Deal to Restructure $19.1B in Offshore Debt
The wait is over for details of China Evergrande’s debt restructuring plan, with the world’s most leveraged developer saying Wednesday that it had secured binding agreements with holders of $19.1 billion of the company’s offshore debt.
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ESR Grew Earnings 10% to $1.2B in 2022, AUM Hit Record High
Growth in fee income and disposals of non-core assets helped propel developer and fund manager ESR Group to a 10 percent increase in profit last year, despite challenging market conditions, according to financial results released by the company on Wednesday.
AEW, Varsity Group, JLL, Greenberg Traurig Cite Resilience of Japan Apartments: MTD TV
Japan’s multi-family market is set to continue to be a top investment target for institutional investors despite a decline in average yields in the sector, with senior industry executives pointing to dependable tenant demand and reliable returns as key advantages.
Hong Kong Still World’s Least Affordable Housing Market Despite Property Slump
Hong Kong has defied an ongoing property slump to maintain its distinction as the world’s least affordable housing market, according to the results of a Demographia survey.
The median home price in the Asian financial hub stood at 18.8 times… Read More>>
CapitaLand Said Investing $1.5B to Acquire Projects From Vietnam’s VinGroup
Singaporean heavyweight CapitaLand Group is in talks to purchase Vietnamese real estate projects worth $1.5 billion from the country’s largest listed developer, Vinhomes JSC, according to an account by Reuters on Monday.
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SoftBank Throws WeWork $1.5B Lifeline After Stock Slides 90% Since Listing
WeWork has struck a deal with bondholders and key backer SoftBank on a restructuring plan to cancel or convert to equity about $1.5 billion in debt and extend the maturity date of $1.9 billion in other debt, as the loss-making… Read More>>