COVID 19: Revisiting the Asia Pacific economies and real estate markets

As we head into the one-year mark since the pandemic started, the third wave of infection is sweeping through some countries. The economic recovery is no longer a “V” that optimists were hoping, but a “U”. The real estate sector, especially on the occupier front, has felt the brunt of the social distancing measures. While governments have also stepped up monetary and fiscal support measures to mitigate the impact on businesses and individuals, we expect a further contraction in the occupier market until a vaccine is widely available.

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Ensuring Singapore's food security: Opportunities in real estate

Food security is not merely a transient short-term issue for Singapore.  The World Health Organization, World Trade Organization, and United Nations recently released a joint statement that the world could face a food crisis due to COVID-19. 

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ARA Alternative Assets & Infrastructure (17 Dec 2020 - 6 Jan 2021)

The board, which managed nearly $359 billion in assets as of 30 September, is investing $200 million of that hoard into the new initiative, which aims to develop new warehouses in the Greater Jakarta area to help support the growth of online shopping in Indonesia, according to the joint announcement by the two organisations.


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