Leading the news today, Dalian Wanda Group continues to unwind its overseas property empire, with reports emerging that the Chinese conglomerate is close to selling its flagship Australian projects — and the buyer could be a controversial mainland developer. Things… Read More>>
An investment fund backed by Anbang Insurance’s Korean subsidiary has purchased the Metro Tower in Seoul from real estate fund manager Angelo, Gordon and Company and local partner Vestas Investment Management, according to accounts in the Korean media.
The fund… Read More>>
US-based real estate investment firm LaSalle Investment Management has wrapped up construction on its first project in South Korea, a modern logistics warehouse in Icheon City, south of Seoul.
The 467,207 square foot (43,405 square metre), multi-storey facility, called Logiport… Read More>>
Singapore’s Ascendas-Singbridge is adding to its office acquisitions in South Korea by picking up a newly completed, mid-rise office building in Seoul’s Gangnam district for S$124.3 million ($91.8 million).
A fund managed by the real estate firm acquired the 15-storey,… Read More>>
International property consultancy JLL has chosen Chae Hun Chang as the company’s new Country Head for South Korea, according to an announcement late last week by the company.
Chang will be promoted to the lead role effective January 1st, 2018,… Read More>>
With backing from the country’s biggest pension fund, South Korea’s largest real estate fund manager has bought a $635 million prime office property in central Seoul from a fund controlled by Singaporean developer Ascendas-Singbridge, according to an announcement this week… Read More>>
Uncertainty is mounting for Anbang Insurance, the troubled Chinese acquisition giant whose chairman was detained by authorities barely two weeks ago, as the company battles a lawsuit over a missed payment for Tong Yang Life Insurance, the Korean insurer it… Read More>>
Leading the news today, the rolling ball of Chinese hot money may need a new target soon after the Canadian province of Ontario followed the lead of Vancouver, Singapore and Hong Kong in placing a 15 percent duty on foreign… Read More>>
At the top of the news today, Trump’s son-in-law will need to look like a new investor to bail out the family’s Fifth Avenue project, after Wu Xiaohui’s Anbang backed out of discussions to take a controlling stake in the… Read More>>
THAAD? What THAAD? As relations between China and South Korea sour due to US missile installations and as capital controls continue to squeeze Chinese buyers, Anbang Insurance is said to be locked into exclusive negotiations to acquire an office building… Read More>>