[photopress:property_generic_real_estate_1.jpg,full,alignright]Details on investment activity and transactions for the first half of 2008 throughout Asia have been released by CB Richard Ellis.
Demand has slowed from last year, but is still strong with core investors.
Highly leveraged investors have largely stepped out of the region’s investment markets due to the continued credit squeeze. Fnancially-sound investors remained generally positive on the outlook.
Overseas investors remained keen on acquiring investment properties in China, in spite of the increasing restrictions imposed on the entry of foreign capital.
[photopress:property_generic_real_estate_2.jpg,full,alignleft] Properties with offshore equity structures therefore have a significant advantage in the market as they enable investors to avoid time-consuming onshore approval procedures.
Larger developers are seeking to acquire smaller developers with attractively valued development land reserves.