When 500 movers and shakers in Asia’s real estate scene huddled in Hong Kong today to talk about the latest trends in property investment, the discussion quickly turned to technology, from e-commerce to the blockchain, and its role in transforming… Read More>>
Singapore boasts well over 100 flexible office centres and counting, and now property brokerage Savills is rolling out a new online platform to help fast-growing businesses cut through that thicket of options to find the space of their dreams.
The… Read More>>
At the top of today’s news, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC is partnering with a group of global investors to shell out $5.4 billion for a controlling stake in the property business of France’s AccorHotel. Also in the headlines, debt-strapped… Read More>>
Nearly three million mainland visitors showed up in Singapore during the first 11 months of last year, and one of the city’s biggest shopping centres is angling to capture more of that PRC cash through a tie-up with Jack Ma’s… Read More>>
Singaporeans may soon be able to rate the city-state’s nearly 30,000 property agents in much the same way they assess restaurants and Uber drivers. The Council for Estate Agencies (CEA), a government body that regulates the industry, announced plans to… Read More>>
Indecisive shoppers can now sample, try out and purchase lipstick, mascara and other cosmetics in the dressing room armed with just a smartphone, but only in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou.
The virtual reality make-up trials are a real… Read More>>
Premium co-working operator naked Hub has transformed the way more than 10,000 people work in Asia, and now the Shanghai-based startup is making it possible for any landlord to join the flexible office revolution.
As the next step in this… Read More>>
While artificial intelligence and facial recognition may be the road ahead for physical retail, the promise of online efficiency and future growth may not yet have made it to Chengdu, at least for one retailer.
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Proptech leads today’s news roundup, with a Korean real estate crowdfunding startup raising a pile of money in a record-breaking series A investment round. Also in the headlines, China Vanke and ZTE are set to move ahead on a Shenzhen… Read More>>
Chinese tech giant Tencent is eyeing an investment in Carrefour China alongside Shanghai-listed supermarket chain Yonghui Superstores, said French retailer Carrefour in a press release.
Under the terms of the non-binding agreement, the company that rules China’s social media world… Read More>>