BlackRock Sells Singapore Office Tower One To Qatar Investment Authority For $2.5Bn

Tower One

Asia Square, Tower One building. BlackRock Inc. (NYSE:BLK), on Monday, agreed to sell its 43-storey Singapore office tower 1 to the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund, making an Asia-Pacific record with the $2.5bn deal ($1,980 per square foot), signaling a change in the city’s dwindling real estate market. Announcing More...

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Reynaldo Bignone
By Sylvia Delisle On Saturday, May 28th, 2016

Argentine Former Dictator General Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison

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By Sylvia Delisle On Monday, November 9th, 2015

Head of BHP Billiton To Assess Fundao Dam Site Devastation

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Saudi Arabia Says It Has Taken In 2.5 Million Syrians

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By Katherine Murray On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

EU And Vietnam Agree On Free Trade Deal

The agreement may be in action starting the end of 2017/beginning of 2018. Vietnam and the EU made a trade deal “in principle” on Tuesday which would lift the majority of tariffs on goods. The EU Trade commissioner More...