Weekly Asia News (Friday)

Weekly Asia News (Friday)
Singapore

Distributions boost average SGX REIT return to four per cent YTD

The 26 real estate investment trusts (REITs) listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) have produced a 4.0 per cent average return so far this year with 23 of the 26 generating gains. »


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Prologis preleases 211,000 sq ft in Japan development to repeat customer

Prologis has signed a new lease agreement for 211,000 square feet (19,600 square metres) at a development in Osaka, Japan. »


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Goodman completes Goodman Sakai, Osaka Bay

Goodman Group has held an official opening ceremony in Japan for Goodman Sakai, a landmark warehouse and distribution facility in Sakai, Osaka Bay. »


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Gaw Capital Partners leads acquisition of Pacific Century Place in Beijing

Funds under management by real estate private equity firm Gaw Capital Partners have signed a conditional sale and purchase agreement to acquire one of Beijing’s premier properties – Pacific Century Place.  »


Dubai

Crosslane appoints Lee Jones to head up new Dubai office

Crosslane Fund Manager has appointed Lee Jones to head up its new offices in Dubai.  »


Cooperation

TIAA-CREF and Henderson Global Investors launch TH Real Estate

TIAA-CREF and Henderson Global Investors have combined their European and Asian real estate businesses to form TIAA Henderson Real Estate (TH Real Estate). »


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AXA Real Estate acquires Tokyo office building

AXA Real Estate Investment Managers has led, on behalf of a special purpose company fully invested by AXA Life Insurance Co, the acquisition of Tokyo office building Nakano Central Park East. »


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Asian insurers invest GBP40m into Schroder UK Property Fund

Two large Asian insurance companies have chosen to invest GBP40m into the Schroder UK Property Fund (SPF), the first Asian institutions to invest in the fund since its conversion to a PAIF in July 2012. »


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Habira Group launches Israel's third REIT

The Habira Group has launched Israel’s third real estate investment trust (REIT). »


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Asian insurance companies award USD200m mandate to CBRE Global Investors

A collection of large Asian insurance companies has awarded a USD200m discretionary global mandate to CBRE Global Investors’ separate accounts group to build a core/core+ US and Europe real estate portfolio. »


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