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Arshiya Khullar

Arshiya Khullar
Arshiya Khullar is a senior Asia reporter for PERE. Based in Hong Kong, Arshiya covers news and trends in the private real estate markets across Asia-Pacific. In 2016, Arshiya was awarded the prestigious State Street Institutional Press Award for the best newcomer financial journalist in the region for an investigative story on how Anbang Insurance's failed pursuit of Starwood Hotels & Resorts worsened the reputation of the whole Chinese investor community in the global marketplace. In the past, Arshiya's bylines have also appeared on CNN.com, Quartz, Eurogamer, Lloyd's List and StartupsHK.

Partnering emerging market SWFs has always carried risks

High-profile scandals like that engulfing Malaysia’s 1MDB have turned the spotlight on the risks of investing with state-backed funds from emerging economies.

Global head of research Axford departs CBRE – Exclusive

CBRE’s long-serving senior executive Nick Axford left the firm in late June.

PAG raises $1bn for its biggest ever Asia RE fundraising effort – Exclusive

The Hong Kong-based private equity real estate firm is back in the market with a $2bn core-plus/value-add vehicle.

Spain-focused Kronos expands to Portugal with latest fund – Exclusive

Kronos, which opened an operating office in Portugal in October, is aiming to invest 20% of its new opportunistic fund in the country.

Decoding the ‘core’ in M&G’s $1bn vacant Centropolis deal

M&G has taken on a major leasing risk with its acquisition of twin office towers in Seoul, raising questions about what is interpreted as a core strategy in the industry.

ESR hires former Mesirow exec for senior role in Asia – Exclusive

Joshua Daitch is relocating to Singapore to join the pan-Asia logistics specialist.

M&G: APAC real estate returns to dip next year onwards

As Asia-Pacific markets start raising interest rates, total returns from real estate investments will drop to less than 6 percent next year, according to a report by the London-headquartered investment manager.

Why SWFs are now finding real estate (un)appealing

Rising valuations and geopolitical risks are hurting the case for sovereign wealth funds to invest more money in real estate.

White Peak raises first capital for $450m China fund – Exclusive

The Beijing-headquartered real estate manager that primarily raises capital from Nordic investors is currently in the market with its fourth China opportunistic fund.

Slow, steady is GPIF’s mantra

Government Pension Investment Fund’s disclosure of its alternative investment portfolio is yet another sign that the Japanese pension giant will be taking a measured approach to portfolio diversification.

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