Vietnam’s Value in Supply Chains

Vietnam’s Value in Supply Chains

The economy of Vietnam has arrived on the global stage. The drivers are due to a diversity of factors. On one hand, it has benefitted from global geopolitical friction and macro shifts.
The Power Of Placemaking

The Power Of Placemaking

In public realms, placemaking activates a virtuous cycle - where buildings in iconic areas attract high-end tenants and investors, further cementing an area’s perception of significance and popularity
Data Centers - A Progressing Asset Class

Data Centers - A Progressing Asset Class

Emerging as one of the top few alternative investment sectors in Asia Pacific, data centre demand is, undoubtedly, tethered to our reliance on the internet and organisations’ exigent need for data storage and management.
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Food for thought – A new road for F&B

Food for thought – A new road for F&B

As the preferences and lifestyles of their customers shift, F&B operators everywhere have been forced to shatter the veneer of traditional retail. Today’s consumer is busier, has a shorter attention span and heavily dependent on technology – opening up a new, phygital landscape where physical and digital experiences intersect.
A Guide to Asia Pacific’s Data Centre Industry for Investors and Enterprises

A Guide to Asia Pacific’s Data Centre Industry for Investors and Enterprises

Our world is consuming data at an exponential rate. In 2019, there were over 4.4 billion active internet users, representing a 10% increase from the previous year (Hootsuite/We Are Social Global Digital Report 2019).
Data is King

Data is King

In the current climate, one thing’s for sure – there’s no dearth of information. In fact, we have an overwhelming amount of it. While this can hamper decision making, when managed correctly, data and information can shape solutions to unprecedented disruptions.
Remote Control

Remote Control

Remote working is often talked about in mainstream front offices, but until recently, rarely executed at scale. In the past month, organisations equipped with the right policies – and an empowered workforce – have transitioned relatively seamlessly in response to immediate needs for social distancing while maintaining business continuity.
London Calling

London Calling

Asian investors continued to assert their spending power in 2019, recording US$45 billion in outbound real estate investment. Korean buyers signalled their growing prominence in the global arena, increasing their total investment by 66% year-over-year.
Singapore Budget 2020: Outlook to Outlast the Outbreak Outreach

Singapore Budget 2020: Outlook to Outlast the Outbreak Outreach

On 18 February, Singapore’s Finance Minister, Mr Heng Swee Keat, delivered his Budget speech for 2020. This budget came amidst the outbreak of COVID-19, declared by the World Health Organisation as a global health emergency, leading to greater uncertainty in local and global market conditions.
Investing in Resilience

Investing in Resilience

The retail sector has become a much less crowded space for investors due to uncertainties around changing retail patterns and the impact of online retailing.
Space as a service

Space as a service

It’s 9am. You’ve just arrived at your desk. Another 8 hours (more many more) of the daily grind. Many of us think of our workplaces as just that – the places we work. Now, though, a shift in the landlord/occupier relationship is taking place and its redefining our workspaces as integrated hubs for wellness, productivity, innovation and social connections.
Recalibrating the Retail Experience

Recalibrating the Retail Experience

The face of retail is changing – and it’s not just because of e-commerce. Across Asia Pacific, the industry is being reshaped by powerful new demographic trends.
A New Landscape For Retail Banking

A New Landscape For Retail Banking

The rise of virtual banking across APAC has redefined the way retail banking operations flow, affecting their real estate portfolios and space optimization.