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March 2007

03.30.07:
"It plans to develop the area with office and apartment buildings"
Full article: Japan's Sekisui House to buy prime Tokyo property from Sony
 

03.30.07:
"Is Japan's real estate market partying like it's 1989?"
Japanese real estate
 

03.21.07:
"The yen ... will appreciate to 107 yen per dollar by September, according to a Merrill's research note"
Full article: Yen to Gain as Carry Trade Loses Appeal, Merrill Lynch Says
 

03.19.07:
"The Japan unit of GE Real Estate, a real estate arm of General Electric Co. ... said on Monday it aims to boost its property investment in Japan to 1 trillion yen ($8.55 billion) from the current 600 billion yen by next year."
Full article: GE targets Y1 trln Japan assets
 

03.16.07:
"Japan's resurgence dominated the Asia Pacific market where transaction volumes surged 128% to US$52bn, 55% of total investment in the region"
Full article: Surge in Global Real Estate Investment
 

03.14.07:
"GE Real Estate Japan was established in 1998 and today has net earning assets of $5 billion, with approximately 150 office buildings and 12,000 units of residential properties across the country, with offices in Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka, Nagoya and Sapporo"
Full article: GE Real Estate Japan Establishes a Business Relationship With a Listed Japanese REIT
 

03.13.07:
Full article: Japan: Micro-Homes in the Big City
 

03.08.07:
Full article: Aussie skiers spark Niseko land boom
 

03.08.07:
"Investor interest in Asia Pacific will remain strong throughout 2007, particularly in Japan which...still offers yield spreads of over 200 basis points"
Full article: US$900bln invested globally
 

03.06.07:
"The firm increased the exposure to Japanese real estate investment trusts on its 10-month old Global REIT fund from 3 percent to 10.5 percent"
Full article: Franklin Templeton spots bargain in Japan
 

03.04.07:
"Direct investment in Asia-Pacific property totalled nearly $100bn in 2006, up around 40% from a year earlier"
Full article: Aberdeen to establish two Asia real estate funds
 


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February 2007

02.13.07:
"CapitaLand is paying S$41 million for a 13 percent stake in BLife Investment Corporation, a Japanese real estate investment trust"
Full article: CapitaLand gains foothold in Japan's REIT market with two deals
 

02.17.07:
"Japan, China and Europe are tipped to be the busiest property markets for investors this year"
Full article: Investors flock to E Asia, Europe
 

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January 2007

01.18.07:
"Merrill will arrange or directly contribute up to 500 billion yen ($4.15 billion) in funding for large-scale residential developments"
Full article: Merrill eyes $4 bln property financing in Japan tie
 

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