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China’s Anbang Insurance taken under regulatory control for one year

A special committee led by the Chinese Insurance Regulatory Commission has taken control of the operations of Anbang Insurance for one year.

Hawaii ERS dismisses CIO

Vijoy Chattergy departs after 5 years with the ERS.

For Blackstone, two heads are better than one

Sharing roles can sometimes be a temporary arrangement, but the New York-based firm has good reasons for wanting to continue the dual leadership structure within its real estate business.

GLP expands China strategy with value-add fund

The firm’s launch of a new $1.6bn vehicle comes at a time when many logistics operators in China are diversifying beyond development to broaden their exposure in the country.

Macquarie bolsters real estate investing arm with GLL buy

The acquisition gives Macquarie a ‘very solid base of core and core-plus’ in Europe and the Americas, with potential to expand into other geographies and risk strategies.

Logistics: Fit for purposes

Only logistics assets that combine measures to enhance workplace health and wellbeing with environmentally responsible initiatives are future-proofed amid technological and social change, argues Jonathan Fenton-Jones, operations director at developer Baytree.

Logistics: LOGOS on higher stakes in Asia

Trent Iliffe, joint managing director at pan-Asia logistics specialist LOGOS Group, explains how Asia’s logistics sector is being positioned for global investors.

LISTEN NOW: Creative approach to deploying $39bn in APAC oppo capital

Henry Chin, head of Asia-Pacific research at CBRE, talks about how region's opportunistic managers will need to move beyond development deals and look at other ways to deploy their funds’ capital before the investment period expires.

Riding India’s regulatory tide

Sanjay Dutt, chief executive officer for India operations at Ascendas-Singbridge, says the country’s fast-evolving regulatory regime will drive investors toward greater engagement with its real estate industry

India shining

2017 was a banner year for Indian real estate, with some marquee global institutional investors committing equity across office, logistics and retail sectors. Suresh Castellino, executive national director at Colliers International, and Rahul Rai, head of real estate at ICICI Prudential Asset Management, discuss what’s currently working in India’s favor