Asian Investors in the magazine – Page 6

  • The hub of the matter
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    The hub of the matter

    September 2009 (Magazine)

    Compelling fundamentals may present excellent opportunities for investors prepared to venture into Turkey’s opaque real estate market, although political tensions never seem far away. Paul Benjamin reports

  • Giving up the debt addiction
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    Giving up the debt addiction

    May 2009 (Magazine)

    The challenge today for fund managers is to create strategies for operating in Asia real estate markets without relying on excessively high leverage. Kristen Paech reports

  • Order from chaos
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    Order from chaos

    May 2009 (Magazine)

    The global financial crisis is putting the Asian real estate industry under unparalleled strain. But the crisis could ultimately result in a strengthening of governance and transparency in the region. Kristen Paech reports

  • Lost in translation
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    Lost in translation

    May 2009 (Magazine)

    Japanese banks may have been better prepared for the global downturn than their western counterparts, but outside capital Tokyo the mood is distinctly gloomy. Mark Faithfull reports

  • Seoul survivor
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    Seoul survivor

    May 2009 (Magazine)

    Export powerhouse South Korea is surviving the real estate downturn better than many other Asian economies, but prospects vary markedly by region. Mark Faithfull reports

  • Dynamism Down Under
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    Dynamism Down Under

    May 2009 (Magazine)

    Sydney real estate is not immune to the current financial crisis and market downturn. But local advisers point to signs that suggest it can emerge strong. Paul Benjamin reports

  • Building ‘Chong’
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    Building ‘Chong’

    May 2009 (Magazine)

    IPD faces many challenges in rolling out its real estate indices in Asia. Building trust is one of its biggest, as Kevin Swaddle explains

  • The elephant slows
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    The elephant slows

    March 2009 (Magazine)

    Nowhere is immune from the global credit crisis, India included. Paul Benjamin assesses how the global downturn has affected the real estate markets of the economic powerhouse

  • Don’t be so gloomy!
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    Don’t be so gloomy!

    January 2009 (Magazine)

    Is there light at the end of the tunnel? At the 2008 MIPIM Asia trade exhibition listed property and property derivatives were the focus of some optimism. Michael Grimes was in attendance

  • Room for improvement
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    Room for improvement

    January 2009 (Magazine)

    As Asia’s markets develop, well-timed value-added opportunities will enable investors to harness the continent’s vast potential when the markets begin to stabilise, says Charlie Duke

  • Still more selective
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    Still more selective

    January 2009 (Magazine)

    As the downturn demonstrates the degree to which some Asian markets are coupled to the rest of the world investors are retrenching in markets that offer stability, liquidity, transparency and sound fundamentals, as Kristen Paech reports

  • Go further
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    Go further

    November 2008 (Magazine)

    Led by retail, Turkey’s investment potential is growing fast but increasingly investors will have to look well beyond Istanbul for the best opportunities, Ermina Topintzi finds

  • Vastly varied
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    Vastly varied

    November 2008 (Magazine)

    Urbanisation, rising home ownership and ageing populations are strong themes across much of Asia. Another is the huge diversity of performance across the markets of this huge and eclectic continent. These are among the findings of the RICS’s first annual Asian housing market review as Stephen Brown reports

  • Emerging opportunities
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    Emerging opportunities

    November 2008 (Magazine)

    Parts of Asia, particularly at the more developed end, have been hit hard by the downturn. Elsewhere, the economic turmoil is throwing up new possibilities, as Kristen Paech reports

  • BRICs and mortar
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    BRICs and mortar

    October 2008 (Magazine)

  • Turning the tables
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    Turning the tables

    October 2008 (Magazine)

    You may have looked at Vietnam but what about Nigeria, Egypt, the Phillipines or Bangladesh? Their impressive statistics suggest that they will soon be forces to be reckoned with, as John Forbes and Yael Selfin explain

  • Coming of age
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    Coming of age

    October 2008 (Magazine)

    Good news abounds in South America where widespread reform has borne results, with four of the continent’s major markets now investment grade. However, political and economic risks are significant, as Stephanie Schwartz-Driver reports

  • Lure of the Orient
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    Lure of the Orient

    October 2008 (Magazine)

    Developing Asia is complex, diverse and inefficient but it is likely to remain ahead of its rivals for a while. Kristen Paech reports

  • Awash with optimism
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    Awash with optimism

    September 2008 (Magazine)

    The oil price surge that has burdened many countries has enabled the Gulf nations to continue a development wave of truly epic proportions. Improved transparency will further boost the region’s prospects, as Ian Cundell reports

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    Forcing the pace

    September 2008 (Magazine)

    The sheer speed of development in the UAE means that investors must be prepared to sacrifice the level of due diligence that they are accustomed to, as Tim Watkins reports