Mingtiandi is the independent source for Asia real estate intelligence. Our daily-updated coverage of the region’s major property investors, publicly-listed real estate developers and market transactions now helps more than 1800 visitors every day to make better informed decisions and gain an edge over the competition.
Since beginning daily distribution in 2012, Mingtiandi’s list of newsletter subscribers has grown to more than 10,000 leading decision makers from companies such as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and more.
Our regular coverage also includes weekly updates on who’s changing jobs in Asia’s commercial real estate community, and both daily and weekly newsletters collecting the latest headlines and updates on major real estate transactions, property market developments and the region’s outbound investment trend.
We concentrate on issues related to Asia’s commercial property industry, and specialise in developments relevant to real estate finance, cross-border property investment, and new projects.
About Michael Cole
Michael Cole is one of Asia’s best known sources of real estate intelligence. Specialising in real estate finance, logistics and Chinese outbound investment, Michael has provided market information and advice to the Carlyle Group, CBRE, Fosun, and Morgan Stanley.
A former academic and business journalist, since 2008 Michael has put his training at research and information management to work tracking developments in the region’s real estate markets.
Since founding Mingtiandi, Michael has published more than 3,000 articles on real estate in the region, surpassing the output of the top five international real estate advisory firms combined.
A sought-after contributor at industry events such as Real Estate Investment World and MIPIM, Michael’s analysis of China’s property markets has been cited in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and the South China Morning Post among other media.
Based in Shanghai for the last 14 years and in Asia for more than 25 years, Michael has served as a consultant and advisor for CBRE and Colliers International. Fluent in three Asian languages, Michael is a graduate of St Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota and holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Minnesota.