China’s overheated real-estate market has become a source of fascination and dread for investors. With a significant share of the economy tied up in construction, and global commodity prices hanging on Chinese demand, the recent drop… Read More>>
As someone who builds online real estate applications for a living I was amazed to see the latest addition to Baidu’s online resources today when the company announced that it was adding floor plans of building interiors to its Baidu… Read More>>
Today I had the pleasure of hearing Shaun Rein speak at a meeting of the Shanghai Foreign Correspondents Club, and considering that Shaun is known as one of China’s most outspoken bulls, he was surprising pessimistic about the country’s prospects… Read More>>
SHANGHAI’S foreign-invested companies have outperformed their domestic counterparts in giving pay raises to their employees this year, a survey by the Shanghai Statistics Bureau said.
The real-estate sector in Shanghai has offered staffers the biggest raises despite the property market… Read More>>
Mapletree India China Fund, a private equity real estate fund managed by Mapletree of Singapore is acquiring the Silver Tower building near Shanghai’s Huaihai Road for RMB 2.4 billion according to industry reports.
Mapletree is buying the mixed-use complex in… Read More>>
SOHO China Limited, a Chinese commercial property developer, announced on August 9th that it had acquired a 60,000 sqm project in Shanghai’s Pudong district for RMB 1.89 billion. The acquisition of Jiarui International Plaza which was closed on August 5,… Read More>>
China Internet stocks are continuing to suffer for their previous unrealistic valuations as investors punish them in the markets, and China Ecommerce site Dangdang attempted to stanch the bleeding today by restructuring its management, including the departure of the company’s… Read More>>
For the past few months I have both been tracking the rise of Carson Block’s muck-raking research firm, Muddy Waters, and the rise of the China fraud story cycle and today it appears the two have collided as fears of… Read More>>