In our round up of what’s hitting the real estate headlines in Asia today, Hong Kong surges ahead with reports of panic property buying and dubious land payments, but drops behind in the race to be the best investment destination… Read More>>
The cloud-breaching Lotte World Tower in Seoul has been recognized as the best new skyscraper in the world, beating out Zaha Hadid Architects’ Generali Tower in Milan and 150 North Riverside Plaza in Chicago.
The tapered 555-metre, 123-storey glass and… Read More>>
Chinese investment firm Fosun International is reportedly in talks to to buy a 426 million euro ($495 million) stake in German food wholesaler Metro AG, unnamed sources told Bloomberg. With Metro’s current market capitalization of 4.85 billion euros, Fosun would… Read More>>
One of South Korea’s biggest conglomerates leads the news again today, as Lotte Group struggles to overcome geopolitical issues that have plagued its mainland business. Also in the headlines, two of Hong Kong’s biggest developers saw profits plunge in the… Read More>>
Singapore leads today’s news roundup with homegrown developers Wing Tai and Perennial Real Estate announcing huge profit swings in the previous quarter. Also in the Lion City, US pharma giant Johnson & Johnson is launching its new Asia Pacific head… Read More>>
American wholesale giant Costco is opening its first store in the world’s second-biggest economy, even as foreign retailers like Tesco and Lotte scale back their businesses in China due to market barriers and disappointing sales.
Costco inked an agreement with… Read More>>
The retail arm of Korean conglomerate Lotte Group has shed the first piece of its hypermarket business in China, following a geopolitical spat that has slashed its sales in the country by 77 percent.
Lotte Shopping will sell one of… Read More>>
Anbang’s days as a major player in global real estate markets may be over, but the hangover from its buying binge is being felt in New York, as news today confirms that the now government-controlled Chinese insurer is moving ahead… Read More>>
Do borders even exist for real estate investors anymore? That’s the question on Mingtiandi’s mind as a report reveals China Taiping insurance as the buyer of Henderson Land’s project in Hong Kong’s North Point, and HK developer K Wah finalises… Read More>>
At the top of the page today, some of Asia’s wealthiest investors are bidding for the rights to run a fleet of European parking lots. Also in the news, China’s much discussed but seldom encountered property tax has just moved… Read More>>