The UK property fund house is setting up a Shanghai office with plans to at least double its Asia-Pacific assets in the next few years, and is considering more acquisitions and tie-ups.
Nicole Wong, head of property research at brokerage CLSA, thinks the omens look good for mainland real-estate equities.
There are also good opportunities in second-tier cities in China and in prime office property in Australia and Hong Kong, says Kenneth Tsang of LaSalle Investment Management.
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