A coastal district in one of China’s oldest cities is in the midst of a decade-old redevelopment effort that illustrates the challenges, and opportunities, involved in transforming an urban area built along a network of canals beginning as far back… Read More>>
Century Bridge Capital has exited from its second joint venture with partner Jingrui Holdings, selling a stake in a $122 million residential project in mainland China it purchased just over a year ago, according to an announcement this week by… Read More>>
At least one international company is willing to bet that the eye of China’s real estate storm is the centre of opportunity as Singapore’s Mapletree last week acquired a site in the troubled city of Ningbo for RMB 1.04 billion… Read More>>
Shenzhen-listed developer Yinyi Real Estate (SZSE: 000981) announced this week that it plans to purchase a 70 percent stake in one of its local Ningbo competitors for as much as RMB 950 million (US$151.9 million), as Zhejiang province’s property industry… Read More>>
The chairman of a Hangzhou-based real estate developer blamed “stupid officials” for the hard times that have forced him to sell out his controlling stake in Greentown China to Sunac Holdings, in a transaction valued at HK$6.3 billion (US$813 million).
While China’s real estate market slump has meant trouble for some investors, many companies continue to see it as an opportunity to shop for deals that might never be available in a bull market.
Tianjin-based developer Sunac is taking advantage of… Read More>>
China’s third-largest property developer reopened the international market for Chinese real estate bonds last week with a $500 million bond issue, after the mainland’s real estate firms had fled the markets following the high profile collapse of a Ningbo developer… Read More>>
Eastern China’s Zhejiang province could be in for more trouble as the SWAT team was called in to calm protests that erupted in the city of Taizhou after property developers began discounting home prices by 30 percent late last month.
Credit ratings agency Fitch has reviewed the recent collapse of a property developer in eastern China, and find that this case represents industry trends that investors should be aware of. The text of the agency’s statement follows.
Fitch Ratings says… Read More>>
Share and bond prices for China’s leading property companies fell sharply today following reports that a Ningbo real estate developer had collapsed, leaving behind RMB 3.5 billion in debt and more than 100 unhappy creditors.
The folding of the developer,… Read More>>