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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.

WATCH: Allianz highlights five mega trends in China

China is a key market for the German insurer's Asia-Pacific investment strategy, but Rushabh Desai tells PERE it will try to avoid speculating on infrastructure growth in the country.

Don’t expect China’s overseas sales to be a distressed deal windfall

The orderly restructuring of HNA’s and Anbang’s overseas assets means buying opportunities for the private real estate industry may not be as big as anticipated.

Non-US investors form bulk of LaSalle’s $1.15bn Asia opportunistic fundraise

LaSalle Investment Management’s latest capital haul for its fifth Asia opportunistic fund includes more commitments from the Middle East, European, and Asian investors than its predecessor funds.

WATCH: India lacks enough exit channels for investors like Allianz

Rushabh Desai, head of Asia Pacific at Allianz Real Estate, tells PERE that unlike other markets, institutional investors have entered India before the opportunistic and value-add managers, creating questions on how investments will be exited in five to ten years.

WATCH: Starwood’s Colket discusses tech’s impact on its RE business

The managing director and head of Asian acquisitions at Starwood Capital Group tells PERE that the firm may look at venture capital-style investments and investments in technology-driven logistics centers, but its core real estate business will not change.

ARA expands brief to include infrastructure

The Singapore-headquartered real estate investment manager is said to be in the process of expanding into the infrastructure asset class with a dedicated platform.

Manulife plans debut Asia fund investments – Exclusive

In a departure from its existing strategy, the real estate arm of the Canadian life insurer is looking to deploy capital via pan-Asia core funds.

ARA hires Hastings exec to lead new Asia infra platform – Exclusive

The Singapore-based real estate investment manager has made its first senior hire in the region to lead its infrastructure investing platform.

APG backs Godrej Fund Management’s debut Indian office strategy

The Dutch pension fund asset manager is the cornerstone investor in Godrej Fund Management’s build-to-core office investment platform.

WATCH: Big data can’t replace gut in real estate – Gaw

The investment management business still needs to trust its instincts, Goodwin Gaw, chairman and managing principal of real estate firm Gaw Capital Partners, tells PERE on the sidelines of its annual Asia conference.

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