A taxi drives in front of skyscrapers in the central business district in Hong Kong on August 17. The rise of indirect investment in Asian property is a short-term, Covid-19-induced aberration, not a long-term trend. Photo: Reuters
A taxi drives in front of skyscrapers in the central business district in Hong Kong on August 17. The rise of indirect investment in Asian property is a short-term, Covid-19-induced aberration, not a long-term trend. Photo: Reuters
Max d’Ambrumenil
Opinion

Opinion

Eye on Asia by Max d’Ambrumenil

Global investment in Asian property will become increasingly local as Covid-19 travel curbs bite

  • Investors without local offices have been forced to switch to fund vehicles but non-fund vehicle investment will return, as more major investors add Asian expertise on the ground

A taxi drives in front of skyscrapers in the central business district in Hong Kong on August 17. The rise of indirect investment in Asian property is a short-term, Covid-19-induced aberration, not a long-term trend. Photo: Reuters
A taxi drives in front of skyscrapers in the central business district in Hong Kong on August 17. The rise of indirect investment in Asian property is a short-term, Covid-19-induced aberration, not a long-term trend. Photo: Reuters
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