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 of approximately $33b and gross asset value of approximately $43b. (adsbygoogle...
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 = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); In summary Korea investment activity recovered as several mid-range hotels change hands amid...
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 GFA of 107,593 sqf, which translates to average selling price of S$2,100-2,200 psf to achieve...
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 operators have opened new facilities at 10 locations across the city, totalling more than 23,000...
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 Sydney it is increasingly difficult to find a new office, while building owners in Brisbane...
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 help you make a more informed decision should you be considering this development for your...
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 authors claim that concerns about rising real and nominal long-term interest rates are overblown.
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 queue at the show units, it wasn’t easy trying to get an ‘unblocked’ picture (because...
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 2018 figure is now 10.4%, suggesting an increasing attractiveness of the real estate asset class...
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 top picks are City Dev, UOL and HoBee Land.
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 through your nose. Here's a quick guide to 5 spanking new condominiums that have units that...
“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 Asia for many years and knows a bargain when he sees one. When Myanmar opened up...
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% in June to July). Nevertheless, resale prices are down 1.6% in Aug 2018 compared to the...
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 best times to enter a market is before it appears on the radar of mainstream...
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 a personal review of the project, and it is intended to guide potential purchasers in...
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