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Crown Group launches first Melbourne development
LUXURY APARTMENTS IN SOUTHBANK NAMED “ARTIS” Australian property developer Crown Group will launch its first Melbourne development next month, firstly to buyers in Indonesia, then China and South East Asia, followed by Australia in the New Year. Crown Group Chairman and chief executive officer Iwan Sunito said that “Artis”,... Read more
SP Setia makes history at FIABCI Awards
NOW THE MOST AWARDED M’SIAN COMPANY, IT ALSO WON RECOGNITION FOR PROJECTS ON THREE SEPARATE CONTINENTS IN 2019 BY Douglas Lee Mainboard-listed developer SP Setia recently took home an unprecedented 11th Gold Win from the FIABCI World Prix D’Excellence Awards 2019. The recent win also makes SP Setia the... Read more
Germany begins to sparkle as an investment destination
For decades, the outlook towards the German property scene has been similar to the stereotype attached to the Country’s football team: efficient, dependable, structured… boring. Recent years have seen a renaissance of flair and showmanship in German football, endowing it with considerably more life and excitement, and a World... Read more
Education a critical driver of prime housing market
FOR THOSE WHO CAN AFFORD IT, THE REAL McCOY IS STILL THE PREFERRED CHOICE ALTHOUGH FRANCHISED VERSIONS OF RENOWNED UK SCHOOLS HAVE OPENED IN ASIA AND THE MIDDLE EAST BY Zoe Phoon Good schools are a key driver of the housing market and their presence often helps to drive... Read more
Things just got tougher Down Under
  AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT SLAPS MORE TAXES ON FOREIGN PROPERTY INVESTORS BY Zoe Phoon The federal government and many Australian states have slapped new taxes on foreign property buyers and investors. Western Australia is the latest to announce curbs on foreign buyers with a 4% surcharge on all purchases of... Read more
Whither the Asia Pacific office market?
ADAPT TO STAY RELEVANT, CHANGE OR BE CHANGED BY Zoe Phoon The 2017 ULI Asia Pacific Capital Markets Forum held in Singapore recently drew 40 leading executives from the world of real estate capital markets and investing where they brainstormed topical issues facing the industry. According to a report... Read more
Introducing… the industrial space of the future
WE SPEAK TO AREA MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN LABROOY ABOUT THE NEW BREED OF MANAGED INDUSTRIAL PARKS AND MORE… BY Zoe Phoon Developers and industry stakeholders are realising the need to do more than just offer a choice property to compete. Find out what’s in store for the new breed... Read more
Ticking time bomb Down Under
RISING HOUSEHOLD DEBT POISED TO HURT, WHILE HOUSE PRICES ARE BEING CITED AS BEING ‘DANGEROUSLY DUMB’   BY Chris Prasad Australians have reportedly borrowed up a storm and are now racking up extreme levels of debt to buy homes in a landscape that already houses some of the world’s... Read more
Fajarbaru strikes gold in Melbourne
Malaysian outfit Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd’s decision to spread its wings offshore is paying off in a big way. The company is now poised to celebrate its second major success in Australia. Teaming up with Aussie development firm Beulah International for the second time, its joint-venture project Paragon in... Read more
Despite economic turmoil, ultra-rich individuals on the rise
ASIA CLOSING IN ON U.S. AS KEY HUB FOR UHNWIs BY 2026, SAYS KNIGHT FRANK WEALTH REPORT BY Chris Prasad Global real estate firm Knight Frank has just released the 11th edition of The Wealth Report, and the results are revealing as well as more than a little surprising.... Read more