The trends toward urbanisation and rising housing costs that have helped drive interest in core rental housing assets among institutional investors are also helping to spark opportunities in specialty residential sectors such as student accommodation and senior living, according… Read More>>
A real estate developer controlled by the family behind United Overseas Bank has placed the top bid for a residential site overlooking a set of parks in central Singapore, edging out 14 other contestants including a joint offer by City… Read More>>
Frasers Logistics & Commercial Trust is acquiring its first warehouse property in the UK as part of a S$548.7 million ($412.2 million) purchase of six European assets announced to the Singapore exchange on Monday.
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After steering his family’s 200-year-old empire through some of Hong Kong’s most turbulent times in recent memory, Merlin Swire is stepping down as chairman of Swire Properties and Swire Pacific, according to an announcement to the Hong Kong stock exchange… Read More>>
China’s largest property listings website, Beike, announced that its founder and chairman, Zuo Hui, died Thursday after an unexpected worsening of illness. He was 50 years old.
Zuo, who started Beijing-based property agency Homelink (Lianjia in Chinese) in 2001 and… Read More>>
Singapore’s Mapletree Industrial Trust is set to add to its collection of US data centres after entering an agreement to acquire 29 facilities across 18 states for $1.3 billion.
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Blue-chip developer Hongkong Land announced Thursday that chief financial officer Simon Dixon is stepping down from his role at the end of August to return to Australia.
Dixon will be succeeded by Craig Beattie, currently chief financial officer of hotel… Read More>>
As Allianz Real Estate continues to add to its more than $8 billion in assets under management across Asia Pacific, the European financial services giant has added a pair of senior executives to its team in the region.
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Shenzhen leapt into the top five APAC metro areas for commercial real estate sales in 2020’s first quarter as China overtook Japan to emerge as the region’s biggest market during the COVID-19 era, according to research by Real Capital Analytics.