Leading our collection of news from around the region today, mainland corporates may have slowed down in the race to occupy Hong Kong’s prime office space but some of these same companies are now taking over in the competition to… Read More>>
Leading today’s real estate headlines, the global search for yield takes a Dutch pension fund and a Swiss asset manager into Japan’s rental apartment market for a new $175 million venture. A bit closer to the equator, US private equity… Read More>>
Defaults, sheds and empty Japanese office buildings lead today’s collection of real estate headlines from around Asia as we finish off the first week of October. At the top of our list is a struggling Jiangsu developer that just can’t… Read More>>
With a fast-growing e-commerce sector driving demand for distribution space in mainland China, LaSalle Investment Management has expanded its efforts to acquire assets in the country’s warehouse sector by forming a $300 million joint venture with JD.com-backed developer China Logistics… Read More>>
LaSalle’s latest Asia opportunity fund has acquired a hotel near Tokyo Disneyland. The real estate investment group announced the investment in the 216 room, eight-storey asset as an opportunity to profit from a Japanese tourism boom as inbound traveller numbers… Read More>>
Deutsche Bank’s asset management arm has bought a recently completed logistics warehouse in Icheon City, south of Seoul for 61.2 billion won ($57.4 million), as global real estate investors pile into Korea’s modernising logistics sector.
DWS (formerly Deutsche Asset Management)… Read More>>
US-based real estate investment firm LaSalle Investment Management has secured $1.15 billion of equity for its fifth pan-Asia opportunistic fund, topping the initial target of $750 million as global institutional investors pile into the region’s property assets.
The capital will… Read More>>
LaSalle Investment Management has acquired Shanghai International Plaza (盛邦国际大厦) in Shanghai’s Hongkou district, marking the third time the 31-storey, grade A commercial tower has changed hands in seven years.
The US-based real estate investment firm purchased the property on behalf… Read More>>
At the top of today’s news, a global real estate investment manager is seeking to raise $500 million for a new property fund targetting major cities in Japan, while another investment heavyweight has picked up an office building in downtown… Read More>>
LaSalle Investment Management has hired Keith Fujii to head up the company’s platform in Japan, where the subsidiary of JLL has roughly $5 billion of assets under management.
Fujii tooks the reins as CEO and President of Japan effective March… Read More>>