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Value Add: Renovating the APAC region

May/June 2019 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

Value-add strategies in Asia-Pacific are becoming more prevalent –and varied. Florence Chong reports

Asia-Pacific’s core catalyst

March / April 2019 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

Global real estate investors are allocating a larger proportion of their portfolios to Asia-Pacific markets. As a result, Florence Chong reports, pan-regional core funds are growing quickly

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Asia-Pacific: At the epicentre of logistics transformation

March / April 2019 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

The greatest pace of change and growth in logistics markets is happening in Asia-Pacific. Florence Chong explores a region being transformed

Logistics: A watching brief on trade tensions

March / April 2019 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

Worsening trade relations between the US and China could lead to significant problems for global logistics businesses

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Aberdeen accelerates ambitions in Asia-Pacific

March / April 2019 (Magazine)

The real estate arm of Aberdeen Standard Investments has been clear since the merger of Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life Investments two years ago that it has ambitions to become a global direct real estate investment manager. It has a global multi-manager arm, but to date its direct capabilities are concentrated in Europe.

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CapitaLand: Asia's new behemoth

January/February 2019 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

CapitaLand and Ascendas-Singbridge have combined forces to create the biggest real estate manager in Asia-Pacific. Florence Chong reports

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Housing: Shrinking markets

November/December 2018 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

Micro housing is spreading across Asia-Pacific. Florence Chong looks at why small is becoming big

Australian real estate debt: Coming of age

September/October 2018 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

The Australian debt market is maturing as a flurry of new lenders look to make their mark in a growing market, writes Florence Chong

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Japanese investors: Land of the rising sum

January/February 2018 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

Japanese investors are returning to global real estate after an extended hiatus. Florence Chong considers whether the level of investment will reach the heights of the 1980s

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China's Belt and Road initiative: New routes to profit

November/December 2017 (Magazine)By Christopher O'Dea

Will China’s ambitious global development programme provide unprecedented opportunities for infrastructure investors? Christopher O’Dea reports

India: International investment in full force

November/December 2017 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

The likes of Blackstone, GIC, CPPIB and Allianz are building up a major presence in India’s real estate market

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Australian Retail: Amazon anxiety

September/October 2017 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

The arrival of Amazon is awaited with nervousness by Australia’s retail industry. Florence Chong asks, are the fears of disruption overstated?

Emerging Markets: Stars align above India

July/August 2017 (Magazine)

Based on the past two decades, now could be the time for institutional investors to turn their attention to Indian real estate, writes Manfred Kupka

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Interview: Ascendas-Singbridge

July/August 2017 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

The Singapore-based investor has been building exposure across Asia-Pacific. Florence Chong speaks to Jonathan Yap

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Hotels Asia-Pacific: Investors book in advance

July/August 2017 (Magazine)

The growth of the hotel industry in Asia-Pacific is vulnerable to short-term shocks, but its long-term outlook is attracting investors. Florence Chong reports

City Focus Tokyo: The plot thickens

July/August 2017 (Magazine)By Christopher O'Dea

Property investment is taking centre stage among institutional circles in Japan, and Tokyo is playing the lead role. Christopher O’Dea reports

All Asia-Pacific


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Nuveen Real Estate plans to expand debt offerings to New Zealand

Mon, 20 May 2019By Florence Chong

The US would remain the dominant market, represents 90% of debt business

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ESR brings in partners for latest Japan logistics projects fund

Mon, 20 May 2019By Florence Chong

The two unnamed investors made a combined initial equity investment of JPY70bn

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Goodman to ramp up development of logistics facilities in China

Wed, 15 May 2019By Florence Chong

CEO told IPE Real Assets that Asia would account for up to A$2bn worth of work

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Allianz Real Estate grows Asia-Pacific exposure via $600m GLP JV

Wed, 8 May 2019By Florence Chong

Allianz has committed the capital to GLP funds to focus on China and Japan logistics

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Nuveen Real Estate finances Yuhu's Bakehouse Quarter acquisition

Tue, 7 May 2019By Florence Chong

The Australian debt arm of Nuveen provided bulk of debt for the A$380m acquisition

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Mapletree acquires A$275m asset from former Investa office fund

Fri, 3 May 2019By Florence Chong

Sales of assets from the IOF portfolio to date have fetched around A$700m in total

All Asia-Pacific News