• As yield spread replaces capital appreciation as the main driver shaping investor motivation in Asia Pacific, investors are utilising a variety of new channels when entering preferred investment destinations.

  • Providing structured financing, leveraging opportunities from transparent and liquid public markets and acquiring real estate platforms are among the strategies investors are considering.

  • With the lack of assets for sale remaining a key challenge in the region, investors are also increasingly utilising joint ventures and club deals to rapidly increase their exposure to individual assets or portfolios.

  • This report by CBRE Research Asia Pacific evaluates the new channels for investors in Australia, Japan and Vietnam, identifies the opportunities in each market and explains the key risks related to liquidly, currency and business partners.