Mainland authorities have clamped down on credit, punished fake divorcees and chased down naughty brokers in their campaign to stamp out housing inflation, but home prices just rose by their fastest pace in twenty months. While homebuyers still want condos,… Read More>>
Leading today’s roundup, Google is ramping up its retail investments in China as it aims to counter internet behemoth Alibaba, by ploughing over half a billion dollars into e-commerce titan JD.com. Also in the headlines, China’s home prices and property… Read More>>
The number of mainland cities seeing new home prices rise dropped to 44 in February from 50 the previous month, according to the latest figures from China’s National Bureau of Statistics, as demand suppression measures decreed by the government continued… Read More>>
Home prices are rising across China, but smaller cities are getting most of the action, the latest official data shows.
New home prices, excluding government-subsidized housing, rose in 57 out of 70 cities nationwide in December, according to figures from… Read More>>
Singapore’s real estate rebound continues to generate headlines today as Oxley joins the Raffles Place elite with a formal agreement to buy out Chevron House. Mainland housing also grabs attention with $3 billion in new securities backed by the future… Read More>>
Growth in prices of new homes in China’s major cities nearly ground to a standstill in August, slowing still further from July, according to official data released on Monday, as demand suppression measures continue to lock down the housing market.
Co-working, co-living, co-biking and other hits of the sharing economy continue to lead the headlines today as a former pension fund executive raises $60 million to invest in shared living spaces. Also in the news, The Economist decides Singapore is… Read More>>
Fewer Chinese cities saw housing price gains in May compared to the previous month as official measures to smooth out a bubbly residential market have begun to take effect. According to figures released by China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)… Read More>>
Leading today’s headlines, a car park on Murray Road is expected to bring bids as high as HK$22 billion, but failed to bring interest from many of China’s biggest developers. Meanwhile up in Beijing, Malaysia’s prime minister works hard to… Read More>>
Leading today’s news, Asia’s richest woman could get wealthier still, thanks to an upcoming $200 million New York IPO for developer Country Garden’s education affiliate. Also in the headlines, a site along Hong Kong’s West rail line draw 35 expressions… Read More>>