The Peak Shoppes

Property market company and economic news update

Singapore’s 3Q18 GDP grew at a slower 2.2% pace, below economists’ expectations of 2.4%, as the manufacturing and services sectors disappointed. The growth figure was also revised downwards from advance estimates of 2.6% and...
Silkroad webpage

SilkRoad raises $377m in Asia value-add fund

Singapore-based private equity real estate firm  SilkRoad Property Partners has raised $377million in the first close of its second pan Asia value-add fund. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); According to sources...
CPPIB logistics

CPPIB and Quadreal backing GLP in EUR2b Logistics Fund

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Vancouver-based QuadReal are partnering with GLP, the Singapore-headquartered logistics and technology company in an EUR 2b logistics fund. The capital raised via GLP Continental Europe Development Partners I...
coworking spaces

Co-working no longer a new, niche sub-sector

Co-working is not just a new, niche sub-sector. Its rise is a reflection of a changing world of employment, writes Christopher O’Dea “The nature of work is changing. Recruitment, retention, innovation, and productivity now require...
JPM alternatives and real estate

JPMorgan to open world’s largest RE fund

According to PERE, JPMorgan Asset Management will be welcoming foreign investors for the first time in its flagship real estate fund, the JP Morgan Strategic Property Fund (SPF). SPF currently has a net asset value...
Hotels in asia

Asia Pacific hotel transactions declining as activity becomes constrained

In a report by CBRE on third quarter 2018 hotel activity, investment transaction volume was observed to decline as activity was constrained by lack of stock for sale. (adsbygoogle =...
The massive crowd in the snake queue after booking (Rivercove Residences)

Property wrap: Minbu villa re-launches en bloc

Minbu Villa, a freehold 36-yr-old 34-unit high-end condominium along Minbu Road (Novena area), has re-launched its en-bloc bid at S$146m or S$1,355 psf (no development charge is required due to high development baseline) on...
Glowfish sathorn

Coworking space boom seems unstoppable in Thailand

Corporate users driving growth as big firms experiment with more flexible work arrangements. The supply of coworking space provided by international and regional operators in Bangkok has been expanding rapidly. So far this year, five...
Sydney office CBD

Sydney and Melbourne office space failing to keep up with demand

Australia is a big country and one of mixed economies. All you need to do is take a look at office vacancy rates to see which states are performing better than others. In Melbourne and...
Parc Esta show model

Parc Esta condo pricing and showflat photos

In this post, we show you some photos of the showflat of Parc Esta, a new condo that is coming up along Sims Ave and Changi Rd. There's information on indicative pricing too, which should...

Real interest rates and property yields [CBRE report]

Long term interest rates are a key driver of property prices, and a recent report by CBRE in Sept 2018 show a close relationship between real interest rates and property yields. In the report, the...
Parc Esta Clubhouse

Singapore property: The new “Bishan” dream

The long awaited Woodleigh Residences by SPH and Kajima finally opened its doors for preview over the weekend. There was a steady stream of visitors to the showflat while we were there. Although there was no...
actively investing in real estate

Increasing allocations to real estate by institutional investors

In the 2018 institutional real estate allocations monitor by Hodes Weill Associates, target allocations to real estate in institutional portfolios continue climbing in 2018. Rising from 8.9% of a weighted allocation in investors' portfolio, the...
Rivercove Residences balloting day

Blog: How to upgrade from your HDB to a executive condominium (EC)?

In this blog series, we invite real estate industry professionals to share their personal experiences. Names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of individuals. In December 2017, I received an enquiry...
Sumang Link EC site view

Upcoming EC launches in 2019, 2020 and 2021

As of October 2018, there have been 4 executive condo (EC) plots which have been announced on government land sales (GLS) tender. 3 of them have already been sold, while Tampines Ave 10 plot...
Sumang Link EC is near the Punggol Waterway

5 reasons why the upcoming 2019 Punggol EC on Sumang Walk will be another...

Background The top bid of S$509.37 million for the Sumang Walk EC site was won by City Development (CDL) and TID Residential. This works out to a record S$583 per square foot per plot ratio,...
Can divorcess get an EC/BTO?

Blog: Can divorcees purchase BTO/executive condominium (EC)?

In this blog series, we invite real estate industry professionals to share their personal experiences. Names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of individuals. As a real estate agent, I face...
22 VICAustrans

Frasers property €285m logistics acquisition and Sydney mansion’s record breaking A$100m price

Frasers Property closes €285M European deal for 22-asset portfolio Frasers Property Ltd. completed the acquisition of a 94% stake in AI Gewerbepark Tamm GmbH, marking the closing of a €285.2 million deal signed in February...
The Ramford artist impression

The Ramford – Freehold condo in Marine Parade and 1km to Tao Nan Primary

The Ramford at Rambai Road, located in Marine Parade is an upcoming freehold development slated to be launched by Centra Holdings. It is designed classically english, and the architecture is inspired after London Mews...
Fourth Avenue Residences Artist Impression

Fourth Avenue Residences along Bukit Timah Road by Allgreen Properties

Fourth Avenue Residences is an upcoming condo project at the heart of Bukit Timah, developed by leading Singapore property developer Allgreen Properties. Its location is highly sought after as it is located right next...
capitaland us multifamily

Capitaland and Ascott make major acquisitions in Tauzia and US multifamily properties

Capitaland and Ascott CapitaLand (CAPL) acquires US$835m (S$1.14b) US multi-family portfolio of 3,787 multifamily apartments (average price: US$220,000/unit) across suburban communities in Seattle, Portland, Greater Los Angeles and Denver. The acquisition is in-line with CAPL’s strategy...
Tre ver

Slow new condominium sales in August 2018 (CIMB)

Aug private home sales showed selective buying post cooling measures, in our view. We think that fast asset turn and good sell-through rates are key to margin preservation. Stay sector Neutral. Our sector...
10 Evelyn view from balcony

10 Evelyn freehold condo launch near Newton MRT (1km ACS and SJI)

10 Evelyn is an upcoming attractive boutique 5 stories condominium at Newton with a site area of 2,814 meter square of land and an estimated total of 56 units of 1,2 and 3 bedrooms....

5 spanking new condominiums that have units below S$1m

Fancy staying in a spanking new condominium, surrounded by luxury grade facilities and modern day conveniences? Now you don't have to fork out a million dollars for such luxury, neither do you have to pay...
Yangon downtown

Myanmar’s failed property boom: what really happened

“If I could put all my money into Myanmar, I would,” veteran U.S. investor Jim Rogers declared in 2012. Rogers, who co-founded the Quantum Fund with hedge fund billionaire George Soros, has lived in...
HDB proprety

HDB resale prices rise 0.1% in Aug compared to July 2018

According to SRX's price index, HDB resale prices rose 0.1% on month in August compared to July 2018. The increase marks a reversal of 2 months of decline (-0.2% in May to June and -0.3%...
Uptown at Farrer showflat

Uptown at Farrer mixed development next to Farrer Park MRT by Low Kheng Huat

Uptown at Farrer, located along Perumal Road is a mixed development slated to be launched by Low Kheng Huat. The developer had won the site via an aggressive land sale bidding in the first...
The Peak Shoppes

Investing in Cambodia property

Cambodia is a market that is rapidly developing, and is on the cusp of being transformed from a backwater economy into one that is the centerpiece of Asia. For real estate investors, one of the...
Jade scape profile

Review of Jadescape condo (ex Shunfu Ville) at Shunfu

Jadescape condominium is an upcoming residential development at Shunfu. Situated at the site of the ex Shunfu Ville which underwent en-bloc, Jadescape will feature 7 blocks of approximately 22 storeys each. This post will be...
Uptown at Perumal artist impression

Uptown at Perumal mixed development next to Farrer Park MRT by Low Kheng Huat

Uptown at Perumal is a mixed development along Perumal Road slated to be launched by Low Kheng Huat. It was won via an aggressive land sale bidding in the first quarter of 2017 at...
Dasin retail trust

Key takeaways from Dasin Retail Trust’s Phillip Capital presentation

Dasin Retail Trust, a China retail focused real estate trust, recently held an investor presentation for clients of Phillip Capital. Here are the key takeaways from the presentation. Geographic focus Dasin Retail Trust's focus is on the...
Twenty anson

Completion of Twenty Anson divestment by Capitaland Commercial Trust

Capitaland Commercial Trust (CCT) has announced the completion of the divestment of Twenty Anson. The sale was originally announced on 29 June 2018, with CCT mentioning the sale consideration of S$516 million or S$2,503 per...

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