Asian Investors Snatch Half of London’s Largest Property Deals

Research analysis of the last few years has shown that buyers from Asia, primarily Hong Kong, South Korea, and Singapore have dominated the London commercial property market. Foreign investors have acquired tremendous amounts of London property such as the Cheesegrater and Walkie-Talkie Towers in addition to the London headquarters of UBS and Goldman Sachs.  Experts such as Graham Porter, the head of Aberdeen Standard Investments, has expressed concerns about the recent increase in Asian buyers. “We certainly do have some concerns that London office values are heavily reliant on a continuing stream of interest and capital from the Far East.” 

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