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>>
Singapore-based Alpha Investment Partners Limited has joined forces with a subsidiary of Manulife Financial Corporation and Indonesian warehouse specialist PT Mega Manunggal Property Tbk (MMP) for a new $200 million logistics investment in Jakarta, according to an announcement to the… Read More>>
Link REIT is said to be in negotiations to buy Morgan Stanley’s European headquarters in London in what would be the trust’s first acquisition in Europe, with the prospective acquisition surfacing less than two months after the trust completed its… 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>>
The parent company of Regus has helped itself to a space in Hong Kong vacated by rival WeWork, as the balance of power shifts within the flexible office universe.
IWG, which owns Regus and four other flexible office brands, confirmed… Read More>>
A Hong Kong property billionaire has agreed to sell his stake in a London REIT for £436 million ($544 million), bringing to a close a long-running battle for control of the trust’s West End real estate portfolio.
Samuel Tak Lee,… Read More>>
South Korea’s dalliance with US hotels has been derailed for the second time in five weeks, after a $2.5 billion Las Vegas strip project financed by a Seoul-based asset manager has defaulted on its debt obligations.
New York-based Witkoff, which… Read More>>
A fund managed by Phoenix Property Investors has been forced to restructure the capital structure for a commercial project in Shanghai’s Jing An district, according to an announcement to the Hong Kong stock exchange today as the COVID-19 crisis disrupts… Read More>>
Consumer goods sourcing and distribution firm Li & Fung delisted from the Hong Kong stock exchange yesterday, ending a run of 28 years on the bourse through a buyout backed by Asia’s largest warehouse developer and fund manager that valued… Read More>>