Institutional Real Estate Asia Pacific
July 1, 2015: Vol. 7, Number 7Buy For $195.00 Add to Cart
Changing tactics: To secure their next victories in Western
An eerie whistling sound pervaded the boardrooms of Western property funds and institutional investors following the global financial crisis.
The search for value: Where can it be found in Australian real estate markets?
The Australian economy is one of the strongest in the world, representing 2.52 percent of the global economy, with close to 25 consecutive years of economic growth.
Retail turnover: The uneven economic recovery has altered the landscape for retail
We all need to eat, and we all need to stay clothed. To the uninitiated, retail real estate seems like an easy defensive play, relatively resistant in any downturn.
Pulling levers: Even lower, even longer, in even more places
Quantitative easing by the European Central Bank is likely to have global capital market implications, including real estate. We now are contemplating a period in which real estate yields/cap rates may well trend even lower in many markets in the short term.
What time is it?: Time for a potential problem analysis
What time is it on the real estate market cycle clock? Where are we in the cycle? That question has been coming up a lot lately. Most of the people we’re talking with believe we have now left the high-noon recovery period in the United States and are probably somewhere around 15 minutes into the expansion period.
Q1/2015 fundraising volume highest since Q3/2008
Atotal of 24 real estate private equity funds recorded final closings during first quarter 2015, according to Institutional Real Estate FundTracker.
Blackstone buys Shanghai luxury property
The Blackstone Group is under contract to purchase a mixed-use property in Shanghai for approximately US$815 million.
Asia Pacific property stocks weaken in May
As thoughts and realities of higher interest rates in key markets across the globe (namely the United States and Europe) dominated the headlines in May, both global and Asia Pacific property stocks had a tough month, with REITs generally performing better than developers.
Asian investors hungry for US property
Hong Kong–based Gaw Capital Partners is one of a number of investment managers helping Asian investors satisfy their growing appetite for US property.