For the past five years, India has been led by a government with a huge majority, thus the policy paralysis of the previous decade has turned into a policy overdrive, with a raft of new and revived initiatives.
Many retail landlords are focused on the threat of online shopping and how it will disturb their bricks and mortar business. However online shopping should not be regarded as an alien threat, but as an integral part of a retail operation.
Asia Pacific property markets have seen a remarkable period of growth since 2009 driven by an array of positive drivers, both domestic and foreign.
During the Cold War, US scientists created the Doomsday Clock, which was intended to show how close the world was to nuclear disaster.
Increasing institutional allocations to real estate and a lack of domestic opportunities is driving Korean investors into new structures and sectors.
For a business which is said to be quintessentially local, real estate is more international than ever before.
Luxury retail in high street shops and in high-end malls gets a lot of attention, but neighbourhood shopping centres offer advantages investors should not ignore.
Investors often ask if Hong Kong's office market can continue into the stratosphere.
The subject of demographics is always a hot topic in this part of the world, and so it should be; 14 Asia-Pacific countries account for 65% of the world's population, dominated of course by China (1.4bn) and India (1.3bn).