In the final Policy Address of her current term as Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam put housing and land supply issues front and centre, shining the spotlight on a lofty proposal to transform the city’s northern reaches into a… Read More>>
Venture capital-backed rental apartment provider Ziroom has pledged to roll out 80,000 units of rental housing in Beijing within the next three months, while agreeing to maintain current prices for the homes, after the capital’s housing authority this month that… Read More>>
An estimated $47 billion worth of housing projects in India are experiencing delays of from two to eight years, according to a report published yesterday by a property research firm. In total, 600 million square feet (56 million square metres)… Read More>>
The Beijing government has retroactively restricted the height of buildings in a prime plot of the city’s core business district to as low as 100 metres, truncating the building heights and potential investment returns of developers who purchased more than… Read More>>
Hundreds of chanting protesters took to the streets to voice their displeasure with new housing regulations in Shanghai on Saturday night, with video surfacing on social media of a large crowd marching in a busy downtown shopping district and ultimately… Read More>>
Local governments across the mainland continue to do their best to stamp out demand for housing this month as at least seven cities in northern, eastern and southern China introduced new regulations restricting home sales transactions in the last week.
China’s government took another major step towards liberalising cross-border transactions last week, and an audience of over 100 property professionals were in Shanghai to hear Mingtiandi founder Michael Cole explain the impact of this latest policy change at an international… Read More>>
January’s rebound in home prices across China appears to have been short-lived as the average price of new housing sold in China during February slid by 0.24 percent nationwide compared to the previous month, according to a recent survey.
In… Read More>>
In a surprise move late on Friday, China’s central bank cut interest rates for the first time in more than two years, and the move appears largely aimed at spurring real estate sales.
The People’s Bank of China’s (PBOC) announcement… Read More>>
In the latest in a round of easing measures to support its slowing economy, China’s central bank is said to be planning to inject RMB 200 billion ($32.6 billion) in funding into the banking system.
The move made known by… Read More>>