E-commerce giant Alibaba continues to assemble its offline retail empire by expanding into home furnishings. Just before China’s lunar new year holiday the tech behemoth invested approximately RMB 5.45 billion ($866 million) for a 15 percent stake in Easyhome (居然之家),… Read More>>
An affiliate of top three Chinese developer Evergrande has vowed to open 200 cinemas in China — nearly doubling its total number of movie theatres in the coming five years, while adopting a new locally-produced technology to rival the US… Read More>>
Leading today’s roundup, the real estate investment arm of Samsung Life Insurance has scooped up a twin-tower office complex in downtown Seoul, paying a record price per square metre for a commercial building in the city. Meanwhile in Sydney, Dalian… Read More>>
Nearly three million mainland visitors showed up in Singapore during the first 11 months of last year, and one of the city’s biggest shopping centres is angling to capture more of that PRC cash through a tie-up with Jack Ma’s… Read More>>
Indecisive shoppers can now sample, try out and purchase lipstick, mascara and other cosmetics in the dressing room armed with just a smartphone, but only in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou.
The virtual reality make-up trials are a real… Read More>>
Dalian Wanda Group is selling a nearly 13 percent stake in its 500 domestic movie theatres to Alibaba Group and a state-backed firm for RMB 7.8 billion ($1.24 billion), as Wang Jianlin offloads another piece of his property-to-entertainment conglomerate.
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It’s a new day in China’s real estate world, as Vanke announces plans to invest in low-yielding home rental projects and their share price surges. Also in the news, Wharf’s spinoff of Hong Kong commercial assets gets a warm welcome… Read More>>
Yet another starry-eyed hopeful may be having his dreams dashed by the cruel realities of Hollywood, but this time instead of a bumpkin off the bus from Boise, it’s China’s richest man. Or former richest man, as Wang Jianlin’s purchase… Read More>>
Leading the news today, China’s biggest ecommerce group has hired Southeast Asia’s largest developer to manage its new 80,000 square metre office building in Shanghai. Also, developers in Hong Kong and mainland China continue to report record earnings in the… Read More>>
International property consultancy JLL held an opening ceremony this past week for its new office in Hangzhou, China, which featured the G20 summit last year and will host the 2022 Asian Games.
“With vigorous private enterprises, a growing science and… Read More>>