fDi Markets Newswire:

Japan is 2013’s biggest investor into ASEAN region

Japan has ended traditional US dominance with investments worth $9.2bn this year

GCC property market shows an uneven recovery

GCC property market shows an uneven recovery

The economic crisis of 2008 and beyond made its presence felt across the property markets of the Gulf Co-operation Council, with some countries affected worse than others. Among the hardest hit was Dubai, but the emirate is showing strong signs of recovery.

M&A deals in western Europe hits low point

M&A activity involving western European target companies is down in August, according to M&A tracker Zephyr.

The FTA gateway to growth for South Korea

The FTA gateway to growth for South Korea

South Korea has the unenviable task of setting itself up as an investment destination that can challenge nearby heavyweights China and Japan. However, the innovative use of free-trade agreements and pro-business policies are helping the country establish itself as a gateway into north-west Asia.

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Developers build on Derby's success

Derby's industrial excellence has never quite been reflected in its city centre's offering. However, a flurry of new office developments – as well as a resurgence of the city's residential market – look set to change all of that.

Sharjah looks to build on its success

Sharjah looks to build on its success

Economic free zones, political stability and diversification have fuelled development and growth in Sharjah – the emirate now accounts for one-third of the UAE's manufacturing sector – but its government has further plans to maximise its appeal to international investors. 

The shifting face of corporate real estate

The shifting face of corporate real estate

Companies are changing the way they approach their real estate requirements, with the onus on the property supply market to offer more options and flexibility in a bid to meet client demands.

View from Asia February/March 2013

View from Asia February/March 2013

Real estate is a dependable investment in Asia, although investor focus could be shifting.

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View from the Middle East and Africa February/March 2013

There are signs that Dubai's real estate sector is finally recovering, with investor interest particularly focused on the residential market.

Traverse City cashes in on its aesthetic charms

Being located close to what has recently been named as the most beautiful place in the US has brought tourists flocking to Traverse City. However, as the city's mayor explains, there is much more to the area than a pretty face.

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