In Hong Kong, even micro-apartments just big enough to fit a car cost many times what the typical household earns each year. But there are signs that the world’s most unaffordable housing market may be reaching its limits, as a… Read More>>
Fewer Chinese cities saw housing price gains in May compared to the previous month as official measures to smooth out a bubbly residential market have begun to take effect. According to figures released by China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)… Read More>>
The Shanghai government today announced modifications to its rules punishing owners and developers of commercial-titled apartments after hundreds of homebuyers protested the policy measures over the weekend.
In a statement posted on the city’s Housing and Urban-Rural Development office website… Read More>>
Hundreds of chanting protesters took to the streets to voice their displeasure with new housing regulations in Shanghai on Saturday night, with video surfacing on social media of a large crowd marching in a busy downtown shopping district and ultimately… Read More>>
During the past year China’s senior living industry has seen a surge of new development projects as developers such as Poly Real Estate, and institutional investors including Taikang Life and Taiping Insurance, bet that recent government liberalisation of the sector… Read More>>
China now has 26 cities with light rail transit networks and two of the world’s longest metro systems, but the world’s most populous nation got a late start at mass transit.
Mainland China’s underground rail networks started with just one… Read More>>
As China’s real estate market spiked in 2016, dozens of Chinese cities followed central government directives and announced local measures to tackle rapidly rising home prices.
These local tightening moves primarily came in the form of controls designed to reduce… Read More>>
It could be a lack of land, or it could be a failure to develop alternative investment opportunities, but it’s probably more satisfying to blame China’s ever-rising home prices on rascally real estate brokers.
Frustrated in its attempts to dampen… Read More>>
China surpassed Canada as the top investor in US commercial real estate in the 12 months ending March 31st – pouring over $16.5 billion into properties in the world’s largest economy, according to a recent report.
At $60.9 billion, overall… Read More>>
Frustrated in its attempts to dampen demand for new housing among Chinese homebuyers, China’s chief housing regulator is aiming its regulatory might at real estate developers, as the government shows its determination to cool down an ever-rising property market.
On… Read More>>