At the top of today’s real estate news, Singapore’s housing market seems to have already absorbed the shock of the latest government tax measures, with buyers returning to showrooms last month following a dearth of new project launches in October…. Read More>>
China’s second largest e-commerce retailer JD.com is planning to open 1,000 online to offline supermarkets in the next three to five years, stepping up its competition with Alibaba and Tencent to dominate the mainland grocery business.
Wang Xiaosong, CEO of… Read More>>
JLL has appointed Jordan Kostelac as its new Director of Proptech in Asia Pacific as the international property consultancy continues to carry the flag for technical innovation in real estate in the region.
“With proptech start-ups in Asia Pacific receiving… Read More>>
Propell Asia, a property technology accelerator program organised by JLL and Australian developer Lendlease today announced its inaugural crop of startups to participate in a 10-week incubation program.
Five early-stage proptech companies were chosen from among entrants from around the… Read More>>
JLL announced today that it has brought on board former Google executive Vinay Goel to serve as its first Chief Digital Product Officer, as the international property consultancy continues to bet on the online future of real estate.
The hire… Read More>>
Global real estate consultancy JLL has teamed up with Australian developer Lendlease to launch Propell Asia, a Singapore-based startup accelerator designed to foster innovative technologies in the Asia Pacific property sector.
The proptech accelerator will select five early-stage startups to… Read More>>
Leading today’s roundup, China’s drive to promote rental housing comes with risks for the country’s big lenders, which are estimated to have extended nearly half a trillion dollars in financing to the sector. Also in the headlines, Indian developer ABIL… Read More>>
Chinese Internet giant Tencent is making a second attempt to help Dalian Wanda Group take its shopping mall empire online, as the maker of China’s ubiquitous WeChat app renews a once-failed partnership with the commercial developer.
Under the terms of… Read More>>
Chinese co-working startup Ucommune has launched a blockchain development platform, in a move to add a high-tech edge to its network of shared office spaces.
The new program, Ucommune Blockchain Lab, was inaugurated in Beijing on Monday. Member companies will… Read More>>
At a time when more than 300 million Chinese have used online food delivery and some 10 percent of the mainland population have signed up for ride-hailing apps, one may wonder when the tech revolution will reach what may be… Read More>>