Mirae Asset Global Investments’ $3 billion purchase of the International Finance Center Seoul has fallen apart, with the Korean asset manager now pursuing arbitration against Brookfield Asset Management, the owner of the commercial complex, in an attempt to retrieve a… Read More>>
Industrial specialist ESR has entered into a preliminary deal to convert one of the group’s South Korean logistics properties into what’s billed as the nation’s first hydrogen-powered fulfilment centre.
ESR’s Korean unit, Kendall Square Asset Management, signed a memorandum of… Read More>>
Real asset manager ESR has formed a joint venture with US hyperscaler Stack Infrastructure to build a 48-megawatt data centre in Seoul’s western suburbs, marking the Hong Kong-listed group’s first greenfield server-hosting project in South Korea.
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Industrial developer and fund manager Logos has set up its second partnership with Canadian finance giant Manulife, establishing a Korean core joint venture seeded with the $200 million forward purchase of a warehouse project near Seoul.
Upon completion in early… Read More>>
Singapore-based hyperscale specialist Empyrion DC plans to invest up to $400 million developing a green 40-megawatt data centre in Seoul’s Gangnam district, as it joins the growing squad of foreign firms crowding into South Korea’s digital infrastructure market.
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Private equity giant KKR is set to enlarge its footprint in South Korea’s real estate market, teaming up with longtime local partner IGIS Asset Management to acquire Shinhan Investment Corporation’s Seoul headquarters for KRW 639.5 billion ($487 million).
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Logistics giant ESR is beefing up its second Korean development joint venture with APG and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, with plans to increase the vehicle’s total equity investment capacity to as much as $2 billion.
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After soaring to a record KRW 54 trillion ($42 billion) in 2021, investment in South Korea’s commercial property market is expected to decrease this year on concerns about rising interest rates, according to Colliers research.
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Temasek Holdings-backed ST Telemedia Global Data Centres has teamed up with Samsung Group’s property investment arm and an unnamed institutional investor to develop a 30 megawatt data centre in Seoul, marking its second facility in South Korea’s fast-growing digital infrastructure… Read More>>
Blackstone has hired Angelo Gordon veteran Chris Kim to lead the private equity giant’s newly created real estate team in South Korea, part of an expansion in the country that includes the opening of a new office in Seoul’s Gwanghwamun… Read More>>