Inside APF Research (15 - 28 Nov 2018)

According to a recent report by Colliers, Tongzhou will likely welcome 400,000 to 500,000 residents from downtown Beijing by 2035, amid the historic relocation of Beijing’s municipal government. Backed by supportive policies, Tongzhou is set to develop into a premier emerging office and retail market. 


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ARA Alternative Assets & Infrastructure (8 - 21 Nov 2018)

China approves $8.3 billion airport expansion in Xinjiang, key hub in Belt and Road Initiative. Construction will run through 2030 when the expanded airport is expected to handle 63 million passengers and 750,000 tonnes of cargo a year, the National Development and Reform Commission said in a statement.

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Inside APF Research (1 - 14 Nov 2018)

According to RICS’s 3Q2018 Global Commercial Property Monitor, real estate sentiment around the world has generally remained positive, in spite of the emergence of some market risks.

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ARA Alternative Assets & Infrastructure (25 Oct to 7 Nov 2018)

Victoria, Australia’s second-most populous state, has signed on to join Beijing’s bid to build trade corridors linking China to Europe, Asia and Africa, a first for an Australian government.

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Inside APF Research (18 Oct to 31 Oct 2018)

The World Economic Forum recently published the 2018 Global Competitiveness Index (“GCI”), painting an overall positive picture for APAC. Notably, it adopted a new methodology to reflect productivity elements and technological changes where 64 out of 98 indicators are new, e.g., entrepreneurial culture, companies embracing disruptive ideas, critical thinking, etc. 


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