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  1. Property - International - PROPERTY FUNDS

    Global real estate funds return to Asia-Pacific

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 02:47pm by Peggy Sito

    ... on developed Asia, including Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong and Singapore. But Asian investors are opting for emerging Asia, including China, India and Southeast Asia. In an earlier version ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Japan and Australia are primary focus, but China's logistics sector also attracting interest Western funds return to Asia-Pacific Western real estate ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - FUNDS

    Heavy taxes deter investment in China

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 05:23am by Peggy Sito

    ... management exceeding US$4.5 billion. "I believe the mainland has one of the highest taxes in Asia." Phoenix has issued five funds since it was established in 2002, with investments in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia and the Philippines. The company has 16 property projects but just one on the mainland- Crystal Galleria, a retail shopping centre and commercial ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China's surprise rate cut fuels hopes for more easing

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 04:03am by Peggy Sito, Bloomberg, Reuters

    ... (Asia). "It will not be a one-off rate cut, but a start of an interest rate cut cycle." Home prices have been turning south amid weakening demand and a high inventory. Last month, prices ...

  4. Urban growth to boost mortgage market in Asia

    Posted Sep 21st 2005, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... States, the mortgage market is 51.2 per cent of the gross domestic product, but it is only 10 per cent in China, even though the country has the largest mortgage market in Asia in terms of value- estimated at US$16.7 trillion. In South Korea, it is only 12.6 per cent, but in Japan the ratio is 40 per cent, and in Hong Kong it is 37.6 per cent. However, rapid economic growth in many Asian ...

  5. Property - International - INVESTMENT

    Asian reits a better bet than stocks, says report

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... (except for South Korea), the report noted, and in most cases returns exceeded those of their respective stock markets and often by significant amounts. Reits in Asia were well placed moving ... in a retail investor's portfolio, says a report by the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA). The region's reits provide investors with a liquid and high-quality real estate ...

  6. Business - China Business - TRADE

    Concern expressed at shift to regional pacts

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 03:59am by Peggy Sito

    ... China. Last month South Korea expressed willingness to join the talks. Analysts believe the pact would increase the United States' presence in Asia, posing a greater challenge for China. Sun ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - LEASING

    Office rents grew fastest in Shenzhen, new SCMP-DTZ index shows

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 03:33pm by Peggy Sito

    ... of the SCMP-DTZ mainland office rental index shows. The index, issued quarterly by the South China Morning Post and property consultancy DTZ, reports office rental performance in 16 mainland cities. ... take-up," said Andrew Ness, head of North Asia research at DTZ. By May, more than 7,000 companies had been incorporated in Qianhai, Ness said. "As there is no office supply in the area ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - C-SUITE

    Switch from tenant to property manager pays dividends for Andrew Chung

    Posted May 28th 2014, 05:08am by Peggy Sito

    ... in South America. At the end of last year we were in three cities. This year should see us expanding into a total of 10 to 12 cities across the Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. We plan to expand ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com After switching from tenant to property manager, Andrew Chung's business is rapidly expanding in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East and he is looking ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Wharf sees property downturn as a short-term blip

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 01:38am by Peggy Sito

    ... of Venetian explorer and merchant Marco Polo. Wharf's Marco Polo Hotels unit already operates 13 hotels in the Asia-Pacific. The first Niccolo hotel will open in the first quarter of next year ... looking to other sources of retail customers, from countries such as Russia and South Korea. ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - COMPANY VISIT

    Wharf sees property downturn as a short-term blip

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:33am by Peggy Sito

    ... named after the father of Venetian explorer and merchant Marco Polo. Wharf’s Marco Polo Hotels unit already operates 13 hotels in the Asia-Pacific. The first Niccolo hotel will open in the first ... the mainland. We are still fine,” Ng said. He said the company is also looking to other sources of retail customers, from countries such as Russia and South Korea.   ...




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