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Why you should expect to see more Malaysian transactions

The country’s government-linked companies are making a push towards better management and transparency. EPF’s decision to hire Savills to look after its domestic portfolio is one step in that direction.

The 10 least environmentally resilient cities – Exclusive

Nine out of the 10 are from the same geographic region, while one city is the second-most liquid real estate market in the world.

Redemptions lower Allianz RE debt AUM

The real estate investment group of the German insurer saw its RE debt assets under management drop from €19.3bn in 2018 to €18.9bn in H1 2019.

Why family offices are increasing their real estate allocations

Following positive return performances in 2018, family office allocations to the strategy increased by 2.1 percentage points – more than any other asset class.
Hines' One Museum Place, Shanghai

The challenge with investing in healthy buildings

Investors believe health and well-being initiatives are worthwhile, but find it hard to quantify any increase in value from these measures.
John Graham CPPIB

CPPIB’s new Asia perspectives in real estate debt

The Canadian pension has scaled up its credit operations in North America and Europe and is turning to China and India as part of a global expansion.
Howard Marks

Howard Marks: Lack of confidence ‘one of the best things market has going for...

Market participants are not thinking bullish but they’re still feeling pressure to act bullish, the Oaktree Capital co-chairman told the PDI New York Forum.

PGIM raises $217m in third-party capital for Asia fund – Exclusive

The firm has reached an initial institutional close for its first open-end core product targeting the region, 30 months after the fund’s official launch.

Landlords should envisage a time that WeWork stops working

As the co-working giant delays its IPO to regroup, institutional landlords should do likewise by in their re-underwriting and planning for a worst-case scenario.

Why some Korean investors are taking risks others wouldn’t

Korean institutions are making prominent and bold cross-border real estate bets. The recent prevalence of securities firms has become one major reason for that.

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