The skyline of Singapore’s financial district is reflected in a lotus pond at the ArtScience Museum on November 17. Singapore’s tightly held property market, where assets are rarely traded and office yields are already among the lowest in Asia, has pushed its real estate investors to look further afield. Photo: EPA-EFE The skyline of Singapore’s financial district is reflected in a lotus pond at the ArtScience Museum on November 17. Singapore’s tightly held property market, where assets are rarely traded and office yields are already among the lowest in Asia, has pushed its real estate investors to look further afield. Photo: EPA-EFE
The skyline of Singapore’s financial district is reflected in a lotus pond at the ArtScience Museum on November 17. Singapore’s tightly held property market, where assets are rarely traded and office yields are already among the lowest in Asia, has pushed its real estate investors to look further afield. Photo: EPA-EFE
Nicholas Spiro
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Nicholas Spiro

Why Singapore’s real estate investors are a force to reckon with globally

  • Their appetite for overseas acquisitions remains undimmed despite the pandemic. In fact, the global expansion of the city state’s buyers encapsulates many key drivers of Asian cross-border real estate investment

The skyline of Singapore’s financial district is reflected in a lotus pond at the ArtScience Museum on November 17. Singapore’s tightly held property market, where assets are rarely traded and office yields are already among the lowest in Asia, has pushed its real estate investors to look further afield. Photo: EPA-EFE The skyline of Singapore’s financial district is reflected in a lotus pond at the ArtScience Museum on November 17. Singapore’s tightly held property market, where assets are rarely traded and office yields are already among the lowest in Asia, has pushed its real estate investors to look further afield. Photo: EPA-EFE
The skyline of Singapore’s financial district is reflected in a lotus pond at the ArtScience Museum on November 17. Singapore’s tightly held property market, where assets are rarely traded and office yields are already among the lowest in Asia, has pushed its real estate investors to look further afield. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Nicholas Spiro

Nicholas Spiro

Nicholas Spiro is a partner at Lauressa Advisory, a specialist London-based real estate and macroeconomic advisory firm. He is an expert on advanced and emerging economies and a regular commentator on financial and macro-political developments.