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March 2007

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

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

"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

"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

"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

"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

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

Full article: Aussie skiers spark Niseko land boom

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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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