Luckin Coffee chairman Charles Zhengyao Lu’s multi-billion dollar business empire is curdling like a week-old latte, as the founder of three listed companies is said to be in line for criminal charges over his role in a RMB 2.2 billion… Read More>>
The COVID-19 pandemic drove the biggest drop in US retail sales ever during April, and now the coronavirus has also killed off the country’s largest mall developer’s appetite for a $3.6 billion merger.
Simon Property Group in a 202-page declaratory… Read More>>
Hong Kong’s Link REIT survived a steep downturn the city’s retail sector in 2019, recording a 5.6 percent rise in revenue to HK$10.7 billion ($1.4 billion) for the year ending 31 March 2020. That income increase came despite the city’s… Read More>>
Mainland electronics conglomerate Realord Group Holdings has made a voluntary conditional cash offer to buy out Hong Kong’s Sincere Group in a deal that values the city’s oldest Chinese-owned department store group at HK$500 million ($65 million), according to a… Read More>>
Statistics released this week show that consumer spending in Hong Kong fell for the fourteenth consecutive month during March, and the slide in shopping is already squeezing some of the city’s largest landlords.
Link REIT, Wheelock Properties and other owners… Read More>>
New World Development has sold its ownership interest in a pair of mid-market Hong Kong community malls to MTR Corporation for HK$3 billion ($380 million), according to a company announcement.
The developer said that it was disposing of its 50… Read More>>
Two of America’s largest mall owners are set to merge in a $3.6 billion deal as Simon Property Group moves to become the biggest retail landlord left standing with a takeover of competing NYSE-listed REIT Taubman Centers.
Simon Property Group… Read More>>
The manager of Hong Kong’s Link REIT is in talks with Intu Properties to buy equity in the UK shopping centre landlord, according to an announcement by the London-listed company, as the manager of the real estate investment trust conducts… Read More>>
Frasers Property announced today that it has agreed to buy the property manager of a Singapore commercial real estate portfolio, picking up the company from PGIM for an undisclosed amount.
The sale of AsiaMalls Management Pte Ltd by the real… Read More>>
Louis Vuitton is set to become the second major fashion brand to opt not to renew a lease in Hong Kong since the start of the city’s pro-democracy protests seven months ago, as retail sales plunge in the Asian financial… Read More>>