The value of real estate deals in China nearly doubled year-on-year in the second quarter, in stark contrast to big falls in property investment in Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore.
The only sharia-compliant superannuation fund of Australia is looking out for investing options into new areas of alternative assets, to diversify its growing capital base.
Investors want to invest in a part of the property sector directly benefiting from rising e-commerce and cloud computing. But finding assets is difficult, and prices are rising.
The only cross-border flows into Hong Kong commercial property this year have come from China, while local investors have been buying more overseas real estate, amid the recent turmoil.
The territory's office real estate market looks unlikely to rebound for some time to come, given a mixture of ongoing coronavirus effects, hoarding owners and political unrest.
Investment experts for multiple asset classes reveal to AsianInvestor how asset owners can best shield their portfolios against likely market volatility.