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>>
September is here and the start of the month also sees a number of Asia’s real estate professionals starting new jobs. The moves this week include a familiar face taking over as CEO for Asia at design firm Arcadis, and… Read More>>
Singapore-listed developer and investor Mapletree issued a flurry of news this week, including plans to raise $751 million in new cash through unit sales in a listed trust. In Hong Kong, Hang Lung’s Ronnie Chan, who bet heavily on China’s… Read More>>
This week Greater China’s real estate professionals refuse to settle down for the summer, as a capital markets chief from one of the major agencies heads home to New Zealand after an extended visit in Hong Kong, a former agency… Read More>>