PE, debt funding in Indian realty jumps 12% in 2017, enabled by global players

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Global investors leading the pack include GIC Pte Ltd, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and The Xander Group Inc.

Piramal arm joins hands with Omkar Realtors for Mumbai project

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Piramal Realty, led by Ajay Piramal’s son Anand, is backed by Warburg Pincus and Goldman Sachs Group Inc


HNA unit seeks more time to arrange for loan for luxury HK development

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This is the second time that HNA, which has spent tens of billions of dollars in acquisitions in recent years, protracted a debt arrangement.


Chinese developer Yuzhou buys 7 projects in major cities for $591m

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The projects have a total gross floor area of 3.13 million square meters and saleable resources worth 40 billion yuan.


SG Realty: Far East Hospitality REIT & SingHaiyi Group acquisitions

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Far East Hospitality REIT is to acquire Oasia Hotel Downtown while SingHaiyi Group has purchased Park West condominium. 


Japan’s JR Kyushu buys Bangkok apartment complex for $90m

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The project is the first major investment in Thailand by JR Kyushu.


KKR closes $2b fund focused on defensive real estate investments

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The new fund, which includes approximately $230 million of capital from KKR’s balance sheet and employee commitments, is looking to aggressively invest in real estate by buying properties, raising rents, leasing vacant spaces or redeveloping existing properties.


China: PGIM Real Estate sells Shanghai office property to BlackRock

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The office tower was reportedly sold for RMB 1.2 billion ($184 million).


Singapore GIC, Canada Pension Board and Cortland Partners launch $550m JV

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The JV will use the fund to acquire and renovate 8,000 to 10,000 Class B multi-family units in the U.S.


SoftBank-backed WeWork set to offer dog and child-friendly office spaces in Japan

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In Japan, where pets outnumber children, WeWork Cos. is adapting to the lay of the land.