As international investors flock to multifamily residential properties in Japan, opportunities are still too good to pass up despite increasingly competitive demand.
While there has been a drop-off in investment activity from investors based in the US and Europe into Asian real estate, Japan is bucking the trend, according to industry experts.
The only sector to register investor inflows in Q2 could be signalling a turnaround in Asia’s beleaguered property market.
The leading Dutch pension fund noted that estimates for the property sector vary hugely, while methodologies can be unclear.
The latest data published by MSCI Real Assets shows total allocations fell 44% in the first half of the year, compared with the same period in 2022. The office sector shows the largest drop in capital flows.
Asian investors might be pulling back from logistics, but one country's resilient sector may provide an exception.
Has the retail property market finally bottomed out? Investor flows and industry experts suggest the sector could be set for a comeback.
Investors and advisors say that the current stand-off between buyers and sellers is unlikely to end soon.
Allocations to regional real estate halved in the first three months of 2023, with those to China down one-third.
Rating providers have defended their efforts to collect meaningful ESG information in the face of criticism by asset owners.
The leading pension fund in the Netherlands says the current practices won’t build long-term sustainable portfolios.
Change of passive benchmark to environmental index will not affect review process for external managers, NZ Super CIO tells AsianInvestor.