Asia Pacific News

Hardly a day goes by without a discussion on property, finance or a major development in the news in some part of the world. This section of the website brings you all the news on kamaco from the Asia Pacific region.

Thomastown retail asset sells within 10 days

Thomastown retail asset sells within 10 days

17 December 2018

A Hong Kong investor has snapped up a retail asset in Thomastown for $7.8 million, demonstrating the fierce competition for huge landholdings located in prime retail hubs. 

 
 
Richmond office sale sets land rate record

Richmond office sale sets land rate record

17 December 2018

A Richmond office building has fetched $4.1 million at auction, setting a new benchmark for property values within the Richmond and Cremorne districts. 

 
 
Anti-money laundering a major regulatory overhaul for real estate industry

Anti-money laundering a major regulatory overhaul for real estate industry

17 December 2018

On 1 January 2019, all New Zealand real estate agents come under the watch of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Amendment Act 2017 (the AML/CFT Act).

 
 
Branded residence - new development concept with potential in Vietnam

Branded residence - new development concept with potential in Vietnam

14 December 2018

Branded residence, though well – known in developed countries, is a fairly new concept to emerging property markets like Vietnam. What is this concept? How is it different from conventional residences and condotels? What is its potential & outlook in Vietnam?