Investment mapping: Property market compass steers to Asian growth
The axis of global growth has shifted to Asia. This economic dynamic is disrupting international flows of capital, trade, labour, services and information. It is also redrawing the real estate investment map, not always neatly. A wealthier Asia is now a large net exporter of capital to the West as Asians diversify their investment allocations.
Meanwhile, an economically-lacklustre West is seeking a larger slice of Asian growth, which is why APREA — the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association — is working with Asian governments to actively open new real estate markets and enhance cross-border investment channels.
APREA is the real estate industry’s only political advocate in this region. Our mission is simple: engage governments to champion pro-business investment ground rules; connect members to commercial opportunities; and foster a more professional, informed and trusted marketplace. Let’s look at APREA’s priorities and the forces shaping Asia’s real estate