Two developers, owners and operators of logistics real estate in Asia, e-Shang Cayman and The Redwood Group Asia, have completed an all-stock merger.
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InvenTrust Properties Corp has agreed to sell its US student-housing platform to a joint venture formed by GIC, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and The Scion Group.
After closing out 2015 in decently-strong fashion, Asia Pacific and global property stocks started 2016 in a downward slide.
As in 2015, Asia Pacific core property assets are forecast to remain a mainstay for attracting abundant investor capital in 2016.
For the Reserve Bank of India and its governor, Dr Raghuram Rajan, the national and global challenges of monetary policy are hardly textbook, yet so far the Mumbai monetary authorities are winning high marks from the real estate community and others for deftly playing the economic hands as dealt.
Given the slowdown in the China economy, we continue to see opportunities in REIT programmes.
Several years into the recovery from the global financial crisis, the good deals in core properties appear to be gone.
The amount of private equity capital focused on real estate investment has reached levels not seen since peaks registered in 2007 and 2008.
Much attention is focused on Japan now, and the four largest pension funds — dubbed pension whales — are being carefully monitored because three of the four have revealed their intentions to invest in real estate.