Institutional Real Estate Asia Pacific
October 1, 2014: Vol. 6, Number 9Buy For $195.00 Add to Cart
REIT round-up: With performance all over the map for public securities, which Asia Pacific REIT markets offer the best investment opportunities?
Through the first six months of 2014, Asia Pacific public real estate markets have appreciated 4 percent in US dollar terms, lagging behind both Europe (up 12 percent) and North America (up 17 percent).
Fanning the flames: Chinese efforts to quell NPL issues suggest the problem is actually heating up
Why is the Chinese government setting up national and regional asset management companies if the country’s nonperforming loans are under control?
Climate change at land's end: Real estate investors like targeting coastal cities, but so does a seething Mother Nature
For centuries, coastal cities have been vibrant centres of economic growth. And this vibrancy has always been a magnet for capital, with real estate investors consistently gravitating toward markets on the water.
A conversation with Alan Dalgleish
Alan Dalgleish, chief executive of ANREV, the Asian Association for Investors in Non-listed Real Estate Vehicles, discusses ANREV’s efforts to bring greater transparency to the Asia Pacific region through the organisation’s index data of Asia Pacific non-listed fund performance, as well as other activities.
The way in: One New Yorker's journey to the Asia Pacific region
Jonathan Schein, senior vice president and managing director of business development for Institutional Real Estate, Inc., introduces himself.
Tokyo's office market attracts buyers
Japan's sought-after Tokyo office market is still a destination of choice for many investors, with recent deals echoing this sentiment.
Singapore firms invest in European property
Asia Pacific investors continue investing capital into Europe. In two separate deals, two Singapore-based firms are under contract to acquire several office properties located in London and Germany.
Investors go big with mega-funds in H1 2014 fundraising
Institutional capital continues to favour large real estate funds sponsored by proven investment managers.
Asia Pacific REITs outperform developers in August
With a modest loss for the month of August (–0.9 percent), Asia Pacific real estate stocks broke a streak of six consecutive months of positive returns as the region’s developers underperformed due to macro-economic concerns and a general preference for yield-oriented investments within a perennially low interest rate environment.
JV pays US$386m for Singapore parcels
Chip Eng Seng Corp, KSH Holdings and Heeton Holdings have paid S$487.1 million (US$386 million) for Fernvale Road parcels A and B in Sengkang, a Singapore suburb.