These are heady days for Japanese real estate, particularly in the country's two largest cities, Tokyo and Osaka.
A total of 39 million square meters of new shopping center space is currently under construction across the world's major cities.
Global property investment transactions totaled $1.18 trillion in 2013
Vacancy rates in Bangkok's office market fell below 10 percent for the first time in 20 years in 2013.
Developers and operators of warehouse space in Asia have been boosted by a multi-billion dollar influx of capital.
Office market rents dropped across all submarkets in Hong Kong for the first time since the second quarter of 2009.
IIFL Private Wealth has raised 7.35 billion rupees ($117.3 million) with plans to invest in real estate.
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).