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Multinational's Commercial Office Investment in Asia Increases

Multinational's Commercial Office Investment in Asia Increases

Multinational companies (MNC) are increasingly investing in purchasing offices in India and China. Read More »


Asian Insurers to Invest $75 Billion in Global Real Estate

Asian Insurers to Invest $75 Billion in Global Real Estate

Increasing liberalization of regulatory restrictions on Asian insurance funds could lead to additional US$75 billion into global real estate markets. Read More »

Rising Global GDP to Sustain Retail Property Development

Rising Global GDP to Sustain Retail Property Development

Based on a new global retail report from Cushman & Wakefield, global trends remain positive for shopping center development. Read More »

Foreign Capital in Japan's Property Markets Face Currency, Tax Challenges

Foreign Capital in Japan's Property Markets Face Currency, Tax Challenges

These are heady days for Japanese real estate, particularly in the country's two largest cities, Tokyo and Osaka. Read More »


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Golf Club In South of England for Sale

Golf Club In South of England for Sale

An extremely rare opportunity to purchase a comprehensive and quality championship Golf Course with a 25 en-suite bedroomed luxury hotel and Spa Read More »

Last Updated September 8, 2014 1:22 PM ET

Asia Pacific Commercial News

Real estate investment trusts are misunderstood in Asia, real-estate executives believe, and may need a regulatory overhaul.

A total of 39 million square meters of new shopping center space is currently under construction across the world's major cities.

Steel prices are forecast to increase at an annualized rate of 2.2% over the next three years.

Global property investment transactions totaled $1.18 trillion in 2013

Private equity giant TPG is planning to sell 56 farm properties of Australia's largest poultry firm.

Vacancy rates in Bangkok's office market fell below 10 percent for the first time in 20 years in 2013.

Hong Kong's retail market leads the world as the most expensive city.

Developers and operators of warehouse space in Asia have been boosted by a multi-billion dollar influx of capital.

London's West End is the world's most expensive office market for the second year in a row, beating Hong Kong.

Office market rents dropped across all submarkets in Hong Kong for the first time since the second quarter of 2009.

Industrial market ended 2013 on a sour note, with transaction volumes at levels seen during the financial crisis.

IIFL Private Wealth has raised 7.35 billion rupees ($117.3 million) with plans to invest in real estate.

Asia Pacific enjoyed the strongest year on record for commercial real estate markets,

Global commercial real estate investment volumes reached $549 billion in 2013.

Tesco PLC, one of the world's largest retailers, announced today a sale and leaseback deal with Samsung SRA in South Korea with total gross proceeds in excess of £355 million.

Daiwa Real Estate Asset Management Co. plans to set up a healthcare REIT to own nursing homes and hospitals in Japan. With the first REIT of its kind in Japan, Daiwa hopes to benefit from increasing demand for elderly care in the country,

A consortium spearheaded by Perennial Real Estate Holdings has agreed to purchase a Singapore office and retail tower from the Asia Real Estate Income Fund, which is managed by the Pacific Star Group, for S$970 million ($766 million).

Demand for office space in India is picking up after the market suffered along with the wider real estate sector.


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