Mainland homebuilder China Evergrande Group is doubling down on western China by buying a 320,000 square metre office, retail, and residential project in Chongqing as part of a RMB 3.29 billion ($498 million) deal. The transaction comes just over two… Read More>>
CBRE Appoints Andrew Deng as Head of Western China
Los Angeles-based real estate agency CBRE has bolstered its mainland leadership team this week, with Andrew Deng taking the reins as Managing Director for Western China. Based in Chengdu, Deng will oversee the company’s platform and business lines in the… Read More>>
Shui On Selling Chongqing Tiandi to China Vanke for RMB 4.1B
Shui On Land which developed one of China’s landmark real estate projects in Shanghai nearly two decades ago, has agreed to sell off a set of projects in Chongqing to China Vanke for RMB 4.1 billion ($598 million), according to… Read More>>
What Glut? CPPIB Invests $147M in Longfor Chongqing Mall
Stories of China’s glut of shopping malls rank only slightly behind headlines about its housing bubble for mainland property horror stories, but CPPIB seems to believe there might still be a happy ending for investments in China’s retail real estate… Read More>>
Evergrande Paying $617M to Acquire Chongqing Insurance JV
China’s most indebted developer, Evergrande Real Estate Group, has branched out into insurance by acquiring a 50 percent stake in a loss-making Chongqing-based life insurer for RMB 3.9 billion ($617 million).
Evergrande, a top-five homebuilder on the mainland, disclosed to… Read More>>
Moody’s Dings Evergrande for $839M in Chengdu Acquisitions
One of China’s most aggressive real estate developers took a HK$6.5 billion ($839 million) bet on the Chengdu market last week, and promptly saw its decision criticised by credit agency Moody’s Investors Services.
Evergrande Real Estate, which is run by… Read More>>
Dalian Wanda to Spend RMB150B on Chongqing Resort and 28 More Malls
Asia’s richest man, Wang Jianlin, has committed to investing RMB150 billion ($24.2 billion) into Chongqing to build 28 new Wanda Plaza malls and add a theme park to the fast-developing southwestern Chinese city.
Wang’s primary holding company, Dalian Wanda Group,… Read More>>
JLL Picks China’s Top 9 Cities for Real Estate Opportunities
Although China’s current real estate slump is driving many investors back to the safe havens offered by China’s biggest metropolitan areas, the best locations for real estate opportunities may be in nine, just slightly smaller cities.
The China60 report issued… Read More>>
Li Ka-shing Sells Chongqing Complex to Own REIT for $638M
Asia’s richest man sold another mainland property asset last week as two companies controlled by Li Ka-shing’s transferred a commercial development in Chongqing to a related real estate investment trust (REIT) for RMB 3.91 billion ($638 million).
According to a statements… Read More>>
China Property Officials Felled by Love of Haute Couture
While China has for years had competing lists of the country’s biggest billionaires, Xi Jinping’s high profile anti-corruption campaign now seems to promoting a list of the country’s most elegantly corrupt officials.
The record of bureaucrats brought low by a… Read More>>