Henderson Land Development is set to take full ownership of a 42,506 square foot (3,948 square metre) site in Kowloon, with the developer having won approval for the compulsory sale of the remaining space in an ageing building in Hong… Read More>>
China’s E-House Defaults on $298M Bond and More Asia Real Estate Headlines
In today’s roundup of regional news headlines, Alibaba-backed E-House becomes the latest Chinese property firm to default on a bond, top executives at two mainland investment companies vacate their posts with little or no explanation, and local tycoons advise the… Read More>>
China Dominates List of Global Real Estate Billionaires, Led by HK’s Li Ka-shing
Despite turmoil in the country’s property market last year, China managed to nab more than half the spots in market research consultancy Hurun’s list of the top 100 real estate billionaires in the world.
The most populous nation on earth… Read More>>
Fresh Scandal Links Hong Kong’s Newly Retired MTR Chief to Jet Junkets with K Wah Chairman
Newly retired MTR Corporation chairman Frederick Ma Si-hang saw out the end of his tenure at the government-backed railway operator amid allegations of misconduct, following publication of videos, photographs and a news account in the Apple Daily newspaper linking the… Read More>>
Property Heirs Get Keys to $109B in HK Family Empires and More Asia Real Estate Headlines
Property dynasties lead the way in Mingtiandi’s roundup of real estate headlines today with the news that the biggest four Hong Kong tycoons have passed on empires worth a combined $109 billion, while the Chinese government has taken another step… Read More>>
CapitaLand Reshuffles Roles After $11B Merger and More Asia Real Estate Headlines
A leadership reshuffle leads the way in Mingtiandi’s roundup of Asia real estate headlines today with news that a major Singapore developer that now holds assets under management in excess of S$100 billion is going through a reorganisation at the… Read More>>
Lee Shau Kee Proposes Handing Over Control of Henderson Land to Sons
Lee Shau Kee, chairman of Henderson Land Development and one of Hong Kong’s wealthiest men, proposes to step down from his role at the head of the company that he founded, according to an announcement today to the Hong Kong… Read More>>
HNA Sells Two Kai Tak Sites To Henderson Land For $2B
China’s HNA Group has sold a pair of land parcels at Hong Kong’s former airport site in Kai Tak to Henderson Land for HK$16 billion ($2 billion), less than fifteen months after buying the residential plots for a record HK$14.2… Read More>>
Seven of Hong Kong’s Ten Richest People are Real Estate Developers and They Own Half the City
Seven of Hong Kong’s ten wealthiest people and almost half of the city’s top billionaires made their fortunes in real estate, according to the latest annual ranking of the city’s 50 richest people by Forbes.
Thanks to a roaring real… Read More>>
Henderson Said Ready to Sell North Point Office Tower for $1.4B
Hong Kong’s Henderson Land Development is said to be fielding offers of up to HK$11 billion ($1.41 billion) for its new, 22-storey grade A office tower overlooking Victoria Harbour in North Point.
The top-five Hong Kong developer is understood to… Read More>>