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GLP plants $1.6bn flag in the private equity sector – Exclusive

The Singapore-based logistics giant aims to use third-party capital to fund new businesses which are ‘enhancing efficiency in the logistics industry.’ 

Ming Mei is ready to talk

For years, GLP boss Ming Mei has kept a low profile, but with the company branching into new sectors in the wake of its privatization, he tells Jonathan Brasse why now is a good time to be more vocal

GLP breaks into infrastructure with $2bn China solar JV

The global real estate firm has teamed up with Brookfield Asset Management for a 50:50 venture expected to be China’s biggest provider of rooftop solar renewable energy.

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.

Logistics: Last hour’s next move

Competition for space, a focus on speed and the reduction in operating costs will lead logistics occupiers to start thinking about the last hour rather than the last miles, argues Simon Wallace, head of alternatives re-search for Europe at Deutsche Asset Management.

Logistics: When the word ‘shed’ no longer covers it

A distribution center in Japan demonstrates how technology and demographics are changing the face of logistics buildings.

Logistics: How the pieces have moved

Some of the biggest logistics platforms changed hands during a dramatic 12 months for the sector. PERE examines the drivers behind the deals and how the market’s big guns line up in 2018

Logistics: Matching institutional demand

Developers need to offer a wide choice of strategic approaches to meet the require-ments of the diverse capital sources now seeking a home in logistics real estate, argues Panattoni Europe CEO, Robert Dobrzycki.

Logistics: Capitalizing on disruption

As e-commerce enhances demand for logistics real estate, GLP is changing its approach to technology, leasing and more to keep growth firmly on the agenda, says chief investment officer Alan Yang

Logistics: Top five tech trends

Logistics stands out as the property type most likely to benefit from the consequences of digital disruption. PERE assesses five emerging technological trends that could drive the sector in the coming years

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