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IconSiam retail footprint extended

Bangkok’s giant riverside IconSiam retail development is to be extended as foreign brands queue to take space.

eCommerce won’t dent Asian retail real estate demand

Growing online sales will not undermine demand for Asian retail real estate, according to the latest CBRE study of major international brands.

New dining concepts added to Scotts Square

Two new dining concepts are being introduced at Scotts Square off Orchard Rd, Singapore: Paradise Teochew and PizzaExpress.

Hong Kong artists feature on HQ tower site

Commissioned works by Hong Kong artists will go on show this month on the site of a 24-storey HQ Tower gallery and lifestyle complex being built on Queen’s Rd, Central.

GIC acquires half share of mall

Singapore sovereign fund GIC has acquired a 50 per cent stake in Viviana Mall in Thane, near Mumbai, for about US$150 million.

GIC acquires half share of mall

Singapore sovereign fund GIC has acquired a 50 per cent stake in Viviana Mall in Thane, near Mumbai, for about US$150 million.

Facebook group defends Grappa’s Admiralty

A Facebook group has been set up to support Grappa’s Admiralty restaurant, petitioning its landlord against terminating its lease.

Singaporean chain Tim Ho Wan opens in Melbourne

When the Singaporean restaurateurs who own Tim Ho Wan went to Australia three years ago seeking the right property for an outlet in Melbourne, they had stringent demands for the lease.

Philippine property giants turn to retail

Philippine property giants are entering record capital expenditure programs in 2016, on the back of strong economy, according to the global property advisor Savills.

SM Mall of Asia to build museum

The SM Mall of Asia and Museo del Galeon are set to launch the Manila-Acapulco Galleon Museum in Pasay City in the third quarter of 2016.

Robinson Department Store plans growth

Thailand’s Robinson Department Store aims to invest about 16.8 billion baht on new stores, with the aim of boosting sales growth.

Glitz giving way to mass-market retail

As luxury brands are hit by a depressed world economy and a drop in tourists, some of Hong Kong’s glitziest shopping precincts are likely to turn to mass-market retail.