Online-to-offline, or O2O, retailing has increasingly become a major strategy for web retailers, especially Amazon.
For the majority of the population, buying your home can be the largest investment decision. We agree that, compared to not owning your home, becoming a homeowner is typically a sound investment decision, especially over the long run.
According to a recent Booking.com survey, Hong Kong was voted by global travellers as the top city for food. Other Asian cities that were in the Top 10 include Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok. Singapore was voted number 11.
Recent commercial real estate transactions have contracted cap rates in Australia to historic lows. How much lower can the rates go?
Because Asia-Pacific economies are highly interdependent, one question that investors often ask when we discuss an Asia-Pacific REIT strategy is whether a regional real estate strategy provides enough diversification.
On 29 March, British Prime Minister Teresa May officially triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. This started the process for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.
After years of waffling over economic progress and devising reason after reason not to hike, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen is finally ready to pull the trigger.
Recently, two major real estate consultancies, in their recently published research reports, have forecasted that the Singapore property market may see further correction in 2017, and the consultancies believe that this may prompt the government to scale back its property cooling measures.
One feature of Asian cities is its density. Over the same land area, typically an Asian city will serve a larger population than cities in North America or Europe. A major reason for this development is the favourable precedence created by Japan and the Asian Tigers.
Admiral Investment has recently published its 2017 Outlook, and our top call was Australian REITs and rental real estate. We base this view on two themes that we expect to gradually play out in 2017.