Mobius will make new investments in Latin America, Eastern Europe and China

Mark Mobius, an experienced investor in developing countries, said it was time to buy their assets now. He supports India, Brazil and Turkey. “We’re particularly interested in India at this stage,” Mobius said. “I just came back from a two-week trip to India and I was just amazed at the changes taking place.” Mobius cited […]

Alkhabeer Capital allocates key units of REIT fund

  Alkhabeer Capital has announced the final allocation of the units of Alkhabeer REIT Fund, at the rate of minimum 50 units per subscriber. The remaining units will be allocated on a pro rata basis for each subscription request exceeding the minimum limit. Alkhabeer Capital CEO Ahmed Saud Ghouth said: ” “The receiving banks have […]

Why Invest in New Zealand Real Estate?

A few reasons for investing in New Zealand, where the real estate market is popular. Tax Benefits No stamp duty, no wealth or death duty, no estate taxes, no capital gains tax. Excellent deductibility provisions of losses or expenditure from one business to another. New Zealand has one of the highest residential property depreciation rates […]

Firm Capital will open their new office in Montreal

Firm Capital Corporation is pleased to announce the opening of their new office in Montreal, Quebec and the appointment of Roberto D’abate, Managing Director, Quebec. The Quebec office will allow Firm Capital to grow its mortgage investment under management acros Canada. . In 2017, Firm Capital completed $1.0 billion in various real estate transactions and […]

GIC supports proposed privatisation of Global Logistic Properties Limited by Nesta

GIC refers to the joint announcement (“Joint Announcement”) made  by Global Logistic Properties Limited (“GLP”) and Nesta Investment Holdings Limited (“Nesta”) on the proposed acquisition by Nesta of all the shares in GLP (“Acquisition”) by way of a scheme of arrangement under Section 210 of the Companies Act, Chapter 50 of Singapore (“Scheme”). Nesta is […]

Australian home-building approvals fall 1.9 per cent in May

The number of dwellings approved fell 1.9 per cent in May 2017, in trend terms, and has fallen for three months, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “Dwelling approvals continue to weaken in trend terms, falling by around 700 dwellings over the past three months,” said Daniel Rossi, Director […]

Global house prices rise in Q1 2017 : Knight Frank

Average house prices rose by 6.5% in the year to March across the 55 countries, according to the Knight Frank Global House Price Index. It is the highest rate of annual growth recorded by the index since the first quarter of 2014. Eleven countries recorded double digit price growth in the year to March 2017, […]

Aperture Marrickville boutique apartments for sale in Sydney

Calling Aperture home means choosing a lifestyle in perfect balance. Here you can immerse yourself in a creative, cultured community then escape to a private urban sanctuary that reflects Marrickville’s unique aesthetic and imaginative design culture. A close-knit neighbourhood with a rich character all of its own, multicultural Marrickville offers a charmingly rare sense of […]

Strongest first quarter results in nine years for Singapore private office investment sales : JLL

JLL’s research shows that some SGD 4.99 billion worth of real estate investment deals  were sealed in the first three months of 2017.  While this was 40.9% lower than the SGD 8.44 billion accumulated three months ago, it was 67.4% higher than the SGD 2.98 billion managed a year ago.  Market activity was dominated by […]

Australia’s ANZ updates interest rates

ANZ  announced an update on variable home loan and business loan interest rates. Principal and interest owner-occupier home lending; • Variable interest rates for the 80% of owner-occupier borrowers who repay principal and interest on their standard variable home loan remain unchanged at 5.25%pa. Investor home lending • The variable interest rate paid by property […]