Yim Zhi Ming

YIM ZHI MING

Partner

Real Estate & Property

BIOGRAPHY

Zhi Ming previously worked in the Corporate Real Estate department of Rahmat Lim & Partners, an associate firm of Allen & Gledhill LLP Singapore. He specialises in full range of real estate and property related transactions including property acquisitions and divestments, sale and leaseback transactions, property developments and joint ventures, built-to-suit property transactions and commercial leasing.

Zhi Ming has advised on and handled some of the largest and most highly structured property transactions involving retail malls, office buildings, hotels and serviced apartments, mixed developments and industrial properties.

QUALIFICATIONS

LL.B (Hons) University of Malaya
  • Land use and zoning conversion, subdivision, amalgamation, partition and surrender & re-alienation applications
  • Real property gains tax (RPGT) and stamp duty
  • Tenancy agreements & lease agreements
  • Disposal and acquisition of real estate and property
  • Sale and purchase agreements
  • Land acquisition and development
  • Public and private auctions
  • Built-to-suit transactions
  • Strata management
  • Banking and finance
  • Acted for a Japanese logistics company on the acquisition of an industrial land for a consideration of RM95million.
  • Acted for a SGX listed logistics company on the acquisition of industrial properties (comprises office lots, vacant lands and warehouses equipped with logistics facilities) for a consideration of RM287 million.
  • Acted for an United States private investment firm on the acquisition of two data centers comprising approximately one million square feet of data center facilities and 20MW of critical IT load located in Cyberjaya.
  • Acted for a Singapore REIT on the acquisition of an industrial property equipped with logistics and warehousing facilities located in Selangor for a consideration of RM160 million.
  • Acted for an United States REIT on the disposal of an industrial property equipped with warehousing facilities for a consideration of RM90 million.
  • Acted for a Singapore sovereign wealth fund on the disposal of a shopping mall in Seremban for a consideration of RM215 million.
  • Acted for a public listed financial company on the acquisition of a commercial office building for a total consideration of RM140 million.
  • Acted for a public listed property developer on a joint venture transaction in a property development project in Kuala Lumpur with the gross development value of RM600 million.
  • Acted for a subsidiary of a government-linked company on a sale and purchase transaction (built-to-suit) of a data centre in a technology park.
  • Acted for a Malaysia REIT on the acquisition of a luxury shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur for a consideration of RM160 million.
  • Acted for an Australia-based property developer on a joint venture arrangement to purchase parcels of land in Tun Razak Exchange to be developed as the “TRX Lifestyle Quarter”.
  • Advised on a number of commercial leasing transactions (including built-to-suit lease) involving shopping malls, auto showrooms, manufacturing sites in free trade zone, retail spaces, airport hangars, warehouses with logistics facilities, office towers.

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