As we head into July Asia’s real estate investors are showing no signs of taking a holiday, with major activity popping up in Singapore, Beijing and points in between. Leading off today’s headlines, Evergrande sees its taste for lower-tier cities… Read More>>
Mapletree is plowing more capital into student housing overseas, buying a portfolio of eight US and Canadian assets from Kayne Anderson Real Estate Advisors, the Singapore-listed developer and investor announced on Friday. Financial terms were not disclosed, but the deal… Read More>>
Singapore takes centre stage in Asia’s real estate world today as the city state sees a flurry of property activity, including the impending $1.3 buyout of developer United Engineers. Also in the news, Prudential unit PGIM picks up a logistics… Read More>>
China’s credit controls have been driving up prices for its domestic real estate, but might start having the opposite effect on the Australian market, according to a story in today’s headlines. Also in the news, Evergrande Real Estate continues to… Read More>>
Brittania continues to be hot with Hong Kong property investors this year, as buyers from the former colony have purchased a second office block on toney St James Square within the past month. Also in the headlines, Mapletree has been… Read More>>
China’s richest man is known for his close relationships with the families of some top officials, but it seems that even those high level contacts may be no match for the country’s capital controls, according to a story leading today’s… Read More>>
Over the last two years, US private equity giant Blackstone has already sold more than $17 billion in US properties to Asian investors. Now America’s biggest landlord is putting €13 billion ($14.1 billion) in European warehouses on the block, and… Read More>>
After buying up a global portfolio of $1.3 billion in student housing, Singapore’s Mapletree Investments has raised $535 million for a private student accommodation trust, giving institutional investors a stake in its cache of dorms and apartments.
The student housing… Read More>>
Singapore’s Mapletree Investments has purchased Los Angeles-based serviced apartment provider Oakwood Worldwide for an undisclosed sum.
The sylvan-themed deal gives the Temasek Holdings-backed firm control over a network of corporate housing and serviced apartments with properties in more than 95… Read More>>
GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, is partnering with Dubai-based Global Student Accommodation Group (GSA) to buy a portfolio of UK student housing projects from funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management which are expected to be worth £700 million ($900 million) when… Read More>>