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City Focus: Seoul – Digital city

November / December 2019 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

As a global powerhouse in information and communications technology (ICT), it is hardly surprising that the South Korea’s government would aim to fashion its capital into a smart city showcasing the country’s technological edge.

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CPPIB bets on Asia-Pacific

July/August 2019 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

Since the financial crisis, CPPIB has built an extensive Asian real estate portfolio. Florence Chong speaks to the man behind the expansion

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

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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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

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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

All Asia-Pacific


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People moves: De Run replaces Hofbauer as Hermes infrastructure head

Thu, 14 Nov 2019By IPE staff

Bemberg is new head of asset management at ATP Real Estate

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People moves: Brodtman to succeed Hubbard as CBRE UK chairman [updated]

Thu, 7 Nov 2019By IPE staff

Hammerson appoints Gecina CEO non-executive director

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People moves: Ivanhoé Cambridge appoints Phull UK investments head [updated]

Thu, 31 Oct 2019By IPE staff

Kerner joins Man GPM European private debt team as investment director

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People moves: Former CapCo director joins L&G affordable homes business [updated]

Thu, 24 Oct 2019

Zafferri joins CA Ventures as managing director in Italy

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People moves: Gazeley hires portfolio head from CBRE GI

Thu, 17 Oct 2019By IPE staff

BMO REP names Duprat European asset manager

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People moves: Heinen and Frances join AMP Capital infrastructure debt team

Fri, 11 Oct 2019By IPE staff

Edmond de Rothschild appoints Kind to head real estate debt

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CapitaLand sells The Star Vista mall, exceeds annual divestment target

Wed, 20 Nov 2019By Florence Chong

The Star Vista shopping centre has been sold to Rock Productions for S$296m

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LaSalle launches Japan open-ended property fund with JPY61bn commitments

Tue, 19 Nov 2019By IPE staff

LaSalle Japan Property Fund has acquired an initial portfolio for JPY105bn

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CBRE GI pays A$350m for Zurich Financial's new Australian HQ

Tue, 19 Nov 2019By Florence Chong

Zurich will occupy more 64% of the 118 Mount Street building on a 10-year lease

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SC Capital buys A$107m Melbourne office tower for RECAP fund

Thu, 14 Nov 2019By Florence Chong

SC Capital Partners is investing A$40m to refurbish the vacant office tower

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Australian manager Charter Hall acquires A$100m industrial site for fund

Tue, 12 Nov 2019By IPE staff

CPIF bought the 20-hectare  site in Dandenong South from Viridian Glass

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ESR secures A$350m Australia logistics mandate from China Merchants

Mon, 11 Nov 2019By Florence Chong

ESR Australia Logistics Trust will be seeded with A$175m of assets held by ESR

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