In this week’s edition of Mingtiandi’s People in the News, CapitaLand unveils two leadership appointments following the Singapore-based property giant’s $8 billion merger with Ascendas-Singbridge, clarifying who’s driving which divisions of a company which now manages $90 billion of assets.
Grosvenor Group today announced the appointment of Sing Cheong Liu as non-executive chairman of the UK-based developer’s Asia Pacific board, replacing Keith Kerr.
62-year-old Liu, a veteran chartered surveyor who also served as the founding chairman of the Royal Institute… Read More>>
Britain’s Grosvenor Group is moving into the Japanese retail sector by picking up a 10-storey shopping tower in Tokyo’s Ginza district, adding to the company’s more than HK$6.8 billion ($871 million) in real estate assets under management in Asia Pacific.
Brexit may yet prove to have dire consequences for the UK, but it hasn’t stopped the kingdom’s royals from making a profitable property play this month, as the Duke of Westminster’s real estate firm sells off a West End commercial… Read More>>
While much of Greater China takes a break to clean up gravesites and honor their ancestors, the region’s real estate professionals remain on the move, with a number of high level job changes being reported just before the holiday. This… Read More>>
Fund management giant AXA Investment Managers has continued its march into Asia with the appointment this week of Yoshihiko Hayafuji as Head of Japan for AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (AXA IM – Real Assets).
Based in Toyko, Hayafuji… Read More>>
Less than three months after selling a 49 percent stake in six of its existing mainland malls, Chinese retail developer Joy City has put some of its cash hoard to work buying a Shanghai shopping centre from the UK’s Grosvenor.
China Investment Corporation (CIC) decided a little retail therapy was in order after announcing it had recorded a loss on overseas investment in 2015 a few months back. For the sovereign wealth fund this shopping binge meant investing €188 million ($206… Read More>>
This week one of the UK’s best known developers appoints a new chief representative for China, a Shanghai builder adds senior management to its industrial team, and some international talent heads south from Shanghai to Hong Kong. Read on for… Read More>>
Property investment manager TH Real Estate continues its expansion in the region this month with the appointment of Harry Y Tan, formerly of Grosvenor, as its new Head of Research for Asia-Pacific.
Tan joined TH, which was formerly known as… Read More>>