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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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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

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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

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

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Asia-Pacific: APAC finds its core values

May/June 2017 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

The concept of investing in core assets in Asia-Pacific is gaining traction, although so far much of the focus has been on Australia, writes Florence Chong

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AustralianSuper: Steering the super ship

May/June 2017 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

Jack McGougan joined AustralianSuper just before the 2008 crisis. He talks to Florence Chong about pruning its property portfolio and taking it direct

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Asia-Pacific: Homes from home

May/June 2017 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

US multifamily specialist Greystar has ambitions to become a global residential platform. Its latest expansion has taken it to Asia-Pacific. Florence Chong reports

South Korea: Lenders of second resort

May/June 2017 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

Pension funds and insurers are pushing more and more into real estate debt. And their appetite will only get stronger, writes Florence Chong

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City Focus Beijing: China’s nerve centre

May/June 2017 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

China’s capital is very much a government town, but it is also a growing economic centre, home to state-owned enterprises. Florence Chong reports

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Logistics Asia-Pacific: Follow the traffic

March/April 2017 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

E-commerce is taking off in Asia, and a number of groups have spotted a huge opportunity in logistics. Florence Chong reports

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City Focus Delhi: Indian mirror

March/April 2017 (Magazine)By Tsering Namgyal

Delhi offers a microcosm of the wider Indian real estate market. Namgyal Tsering reports on the positive effects of government policy

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Office Australia: Two tales of two cities

January/February 2017 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

Investors are flocking to Australian offices. But Perth and Brisbane paint a different picture to Sydney and Melbourne, says Florence Chong

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People

People moves: Blackstone's Stuart Grant to join Stanhope in September

Fri, 20 Apr 2018By IPE staff

Justin Berry has joined CBRE GI as senior director for separate accounts in EMEA

Scott Lawrence

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board replaces head of infrastructure

Tue, 17 Apr 2018By IPE staff

Cressida Hogg to be replaced by Scott Lawrence, who launched the group

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Aviva Investors strengthens UK real estate business with two new hires

Mon, 16 Apr 2018By IPE staff

Daniel McHugh will lead UK real estate and Melanie Collett will head real estate asset management

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Blackstone’s Hardt joins Oxford Properties as German MD

Mon, 16 Apr 2018By IPE staff

Hardt is a former managing director at Blackstone’s real estate platform in Germany

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ARA sets up infrastructure arm, names Dooley to lead

Mon, 16 Apr 2018By Florence Chong

Grant Dooley, who led operations in Asia for Hastings, will run ARA’s new infrastructure

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Nell leaves Hermes to head up LaSalle's 'real return' business

Thu, 12 Apr 2018By IPE staff

Philip Nell joins from Hermes’ real estate team where he was a fund director

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Pace Development regains control of Bangkok’s tallest tower

Wed, 11 Apr 2018By Florence Chong

Pace is buying its stake in MahaNakhon from Goldman Sachs and Apollo for THB10bn

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Invesco buys half-stake in Grand Plaza from Future Fund, CPPIB

Wed, 11 Apr 2018By Florence Chong

Invesco bought a 50% stake in the Brisbane shopping centre for AUD215m

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CPPIB puts additional capital into India retail property JV

Tue, 10 Apr 2018By

CPPIB stake in the joint venture is now 49%, PML owns 51% stake

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LaSalle acquires Shanghai International Plaza from Alpha fund

Thu, 5 Apr 2018By Florence Chong

LaSalle bought the asset from Alpha Asia Macro Trends Fund II for an undisclosed sum

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US pension fund SCERS seeks exposure to student housing in Europe

Thu, 5 Apr 2018By Jon Peterson

SCERS plans to invest up to $105m in real estate in 2018

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PGIM Real Estate acquires stake in York&George project in Sydney

Thu, 5 Apr 2018By Florence Chong

PGIM bought a 75% interest in the retail and commercial component of the project in Sydney

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