Shanghai’s Zhangjiang ‘Science City’

Southeast Shanghai’s Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park[1] recently announced ambitious plans to upgrade itself into a ‘Science City’. The scheme puts the…

Redrawing Hong Kong’s CBD2 boundaries

In the 2011 Policy Address, Donald Tsang, the then-Chief Executive announced his “Energising Kowloon East” initiative to promote the development…

Are Thai REITs better than property funds?

In the wake of the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis, the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) introduced a new securitised investment…

Alternative investments in New Zealand

New Zealand has remained a destination for international capital in 2017. While real estate transaction volumes have moderated year on…

Australia’s CBDs: incentives disconnect?

Leasing incentives emerged in the late 1980s and have become an entrenched feature of Australian office markets. Historically, they were…

When will all Indian millennials own homes?

“Millennials are the world’s most important generational cohort for consumer spending growth, sourcing of employees, and overall economic prospects”, said…