China expert roundtable: Investing in a time of greater uncertainty
Signs point to a slowing global economy, with the ongoing trade dispute between the United States and China continuing to rattle world markets, although potential negotiations progress appeared in late February. As investors grapple with these events, Institutional Real Estate Asia Pacific senior editor Jennifer Molloy recently asked a number of experts on China their opinions about the country’s property markets and prospects for the future, and their responses are presented below. The roundtable discussion consists of Collin Lau, founder of Bei Capital Partners and former managing director, head of global real estate and head of European private equity, at China Investment Corp; Joel Rothstein, shareholder and chair of the Asia real estate practice of international law firm Greenberg Traurig; and Benett Theseira, head of Asia Pacific, PGIM Real Estate.
Given current global economic and ge