Dubai Residential Real Estate Market Report For February 2019

Based on data from Propertymonitor, a third-party research agency, in February 2019, a total of 2,961 units of properties were sold in Dubai. Off-plan apartment transfers continued to dominate in February 2019, as has been the case over the past 12 months. Among them, 1691 units of off-plan residential properties …

Germany-Based Pension Funds’ Appetite for Alternatives

According to the research of Preqin, 94 Germany-based pension funds active in alternative assets, including 34 public pension funds with almost €560bn in total assets under management (AUM) between them, and 60 private sector pension funds with an aggregate €350bn in AUM. Among alternative assets, Germany-based investors have always favoured …

China to pilot real estate investment trusts, moves a step closer to US$1.8 trillion market

China moved a step closer to standard real estate investment trusts (Reits) on Wednesday, after the government said it would pilot a product to support the residential leasing market, kick starting a market that could potentially be worth US$1.8 trillion. In a document released by the China Securities Regulatory Commission …

Overseas Asset Allocation: Popular under the Stricter Chinese Regulation of Real Estate

Due to the continuous real estate regulation and strict financial supervision, the investment needs of domestic investors, especially high-net-worth investors, are increasingly difficult to be satisfied. According to the statistics of Bloomberg, in less than two weeks after the finish of NPC and CPPCC in 2018, 14 cities had introduced …