Keppel Corporation has signed an agreement with ASX-listed Vicinity Centres to launch a A$1 billion ($743 million) retail property fund. The new vehicle, which is being formed at a time when Singaporean companies are increasingly active in Australia, will be… Read More>>
As property prices in Hong Kong continue to surge, even 20 square metre shops 17 kilometres from downtown are trading at record prices as the world-leading rates from Hong Kong island are pulling up markets more than half an hour’s… Read More>>
Athletic apparel brand Nike has stepped in where Hong Kong’s own Esprit faltered, leasing a 7,000 square foot (650 square metre) shop in Causeway Bay’s Leighton Centre for a reported monthly rent of HK$1.5 million.
The swoosh logo will soon… Read More>>
A Chinese online-to-offline (O2O) coffee startup is claiming a $1 billion valuation, and unicorn status, after raising $200 million from a group that includes Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, GIC.
Beijing-based Luckin Coffee (瑞幸咖啡), which combines mobile apps, WeChat integration and… Read More>>
Chinese retailer Suning.com is setting up a RMB 20 billion ($3 billion) joint venture with Evergrande Real Estate Group to develop commercial plazas to promote its smart retail services. The retailer will invest RMB 9.8 billion for a 49 percent… Read More>>
Less than three months after announcing a RMB 20 billion fund to redevelop commercial properties in China’s first tier cities, Warburg Pincus-backed Nova Property and Sunac China Holdings have teamed up to acquire a pair of commercial buildings in Shanghai’s… Read More>>
Chinese Internet giant Tencent is making a second attempt to help Dalian Wanda Group take its shopping mall empire online, as the maker of China’s ubiquitous WeChat app renews a once-failed partnership with the commercial developer.
Under the terms of… Read More>>
The brick and mortar competition among China’s tech giants continues to heat up with JD.com announcing earlier this week that it would open 500 of its 7Fresh supermarkets in five years. This latest expansion into offline retail by China’s second-largest… Read More>>
A retail unit of blue-chip developer Henderson Land is acquiring Japanese retailer FamilyMart Uny Holdings Co’s operations in Hong Kong for HK$300 million ($38 million), expanding Henderson’s department store business to Hong Kong Island and Kowloon.
The Henderson subsidiary, Urban… Read More>>
Global sportswear brand FILA has relaunched its flagship store in Shanghai, celebrating the opening of its largest retail space in Greater China. The expanded and upgraded venue in the Mosaic Shanghai mall on East Nanjing Road now covers 867 square metres… Read More>>