Hong Kong is a global business hub with robust property markets. As such, it attracts institutional investors from around the world. But it is also one of the world’s most expensive places to live, work and construct assets.
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Given its size and growth, it is fair to assume Amazon will have an impact on Australia’s brick-and-mortar retail stores, but understanding how much impact and when it will occur is key to identifying the opportunities and risks for investors.
Real estate has been a boon to those institutional investors that have made the move and is now such an integral part of portfolios that an evolution of purpose has occurred. Real estate now contributes to a multi-asset portfolio in ways it was never intended.
Rushabh Desai, head of Asia Pacific with Allianz Real Estate, and a member of its executive and investment committees, discusses his organisation’s investment strategy and goals, and how he is leading the expansion of Allianz Real Estate in the Asia Pacific region.
We seem to have entered the horse latitudes of the current real estate investment cycle in the United States. Pricing for core assets continues to languish near historic highs.
For the seventh consecutive year, Melbourne ranks as the most liveable city in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Report 2017, released in August.
August capped another month of positive performance for Asia Pacific property stocks with total returns of 1.4 percent, though this was a slowdown from July’s unsustainable 6.4 percent return.