Dubai-based Equitativa to tap India for REITs in education, realty, logistics


Equitativa feels the Indian market presents the right opportunity for REITs, given that economy is doing well and the regulations around the asset class are conducive.

Equitativa Group

Blackstone invests $123m in two Hyderabad office projects


India’s commercial real estate sector has been a saving grace with the residential sector witnessing a slowdown that has lasted for over four years now. Bengaluru and Hyderabad have led the office space leasing momentum.

Brookfield said to be close to acquiring ICICI Tower in Hyderabad


Brookfield, which owns $250 billion of assets worldwide, has been on an expansion spree in India with multiple buyouts in the recent past.

Malaysian tycoon Krishnan mulls sale of German tropical resort


Krishnan and business partner Colin Au are working with an investment bank to gauge interest in Tropical Islands Resort in Brandenburg.

HNA in talks to sell San Francisco office tower to PE firm Gaw Capital


HNA bought the property for $255 million in August 2016.

China’s co-working giant Ucommune acquires Wedo in third M&A deal this year


Earlier this month, it completed acquisition of Woo Space, while it bought Hongtai New Space in January.

With e-commerce booming, warehouses are now worth more than office buildings

By Inc., naturally, is the top occupier of industrial space in the U.S., with 102 million square feet spread over 258 facilities.

Troubled Chinese firm CEFC plans to sell $3.2b global property portfolio


Almost 100 projects are up for sale, including office buildings, hotels, residential apartments and industrial facilities.

China Vanke still in talks to buy Russia’s O1 Properties stake


O1 Properties owns 15 business centres in Moscow worth more than $4 billion.

Chinese investment in US real estate sector drops as regulators tighten norms


Chinese companies bought just $3.4 billion of properties in 2017, a 54 percent decline from the prior year.