Institutional Real Estate Asia Pacific
March 1, 2015: Vol. 7, Number 3Buy For $195.00 Add to Cart
Orchestrating growth: New leaders in Asia attempt to create harmonious economic and political ties
There is nothing that markets like less than uncertainty, so the thinking goes. But these are undoubtedly unsure times.
Asia Pacific investors go global: Asia lacks enough suitable product for Asia Pacific investors seeking core assets
Where will Asia Pacific investors put their money in 2015, and what are their preferred investment products? What are their constraints? How will fund managers align their products to investors’ needs?
The elusive benchmark: Real estate investors are still in search of the most appropriate benchmark
In most asset classes, performance is easily compared and contrasted against a commonly agreed upon investment universe or an appropriate index of investment opportunities. But in private real estate, investors face the dilemma of attempting to evaluate performance without the benefit of a commonly agreed upon benchmark.
State of the cycle: Assessing where real estate investments stand
The years following the Great Recession were excellent vintage years for US real estate investing. Managers that were well capitalised to take advantage of those opportunities have made great returns for their investors. Now things become more difficult.
In memoriam: Ashlee Emerson Lambrix: There's a hole in the world tonight
Sometimes in life you meet someone who is so young, so beautiful, so full of life, so positive and so upbeat that they make you feel brighter and more alive simply by being in their presence. Ashlee Lambrix was that sort of person.
BlackRock report shows appetite for real estate still rising
In response to incredibly low interest rates, slow economic growth and continuing economic uncertainty since the global financial crisis, institutional investors have had to rethink how they construct their portfolios — and which bricks will be best to build around.
Hong Kong offices are most expensive in the world
Office space in Hong Kong is more than twice as expensive as prime commercial property in any other global city, according to Knight Frank’s recently released Global Capital Markets Report.
Ping An buys UK office
China’s Ping An Insurance Group has purchased Tower Place in the City of London submarket for approximately £327 million (US$495.1 million).
Asia Pacific property stocks start 2015 with strong returns
After a relatively decent 2014 in which listed property markets were generally bolstered by investor needs of yield and earnings stability, the start of 2015 continued that theme.