property investment

Covid-19 border crossings have changed real estate patterns in South-east Asia: Report

THE Covid-19 pandemic is shaking up regional labour markets, which is expected to weigh on the real estate sector and, for some economies, remittance income.

Property market froth and monetary easing hopes spill over into economist forecasts

PRIVATE home prices may keep climbing well into the next year, while some watchers are still holding out for a weaker Singapore dollar nominal effective exchange rate (S$NEER).

Roxy-Pacific associate acquires 999-year leasehold residential site for S$33.6m

MEQUITY Hills, a new associate of property developer Roxy-Pacific Holdings, has entered an agreement to acquire a 999-year leasehold residential site at 10A and 10B Institution Hill for S$33.6...

Metro seeks deals in industrial property, student housing, suburban malls

METRO Holdings plans to "scale up" its investments in industrial property and student housing, as well as in suburban malls, as the pandemic turns up good deals or new assets for sale this year,...

Cold storage a long-term play in alternative property investment: M&G

ASSET manager M&G Real Estate expects cold storage to shine in the long run as investors, now flush with liquidity, hunt for alternatives in the Asia-Pacific property market.

Private home buyers undaunted by rise in unemployment rate last year

HIGHER unemployment is a symptom of Singapore's worst recession since its independence - but all those dour numbers have not deterred home buyers here.

Performance of STI, private home resale market took different paths during pandemic

PRICES of private homes in the resale market proved more resilient than the Straits Times Index (STI) in 2020 as home prices rebounded to end-2019 levels in the months following the circuit...

GIC, Kennedy Wilson ink US$1b joint venture for urban logistics properties in UK

SINGAPORE'S sovereign wealth fund GIC and New York-listed real estate investment firm Kennedy Wilson have entered into a joint venture (JV) to acquire and manage urban logistics properties in the...

GIC, Kennedy Wilson ink US$1b urban-logistics joint venture

SINGAPORE'S sovereign wealth fund GIC and New York-listed real estate investment firm Kennedy Wilson have entered into a joint venture (JV) to acquire and manage urban logistics properties in the...

The Hour Glass unit to buy Melbourne office building for A$68 million

THE Australian unit of The Hour Glass has entered an agreement to acquire a freehold property located at 139 Collins Street in Melbourne, Australia, the mainboard-listed company announced in a bourse...

Mapletree to invest over S$550m in jumbo logistics site in Japan

PROPERTY giant Mapletree Investments has entered the Kyushu logistics market by acquiring a prime plot about the size of 15 football fields - 116,319 square metres (sq m) or nearly 1.3 million...