Shanghai’s government has awarded a deal for a RMB 50 billion ($7.9 billion) commercial complex — bigger than New York’s Grand Central Terminal — to a consortium of local state-run firms as the city prepares for yet another commercial hub… Read More>>
Companies controlled by Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing have sold the Century Link commercial complex in Shanghai’s Pudong district for RMB 20 billion ($2.96 billion) according to statements to the Hong Kong stock exchange. The transaction sets a 2016 high-water… Read More>>
Gemdale Corp has taken the title of China’s new ‘land king’ as the developer outbid more than 20 rivals to pay RMB 8.8 billion ($1.3 billion) for a 140,252 square-meter parcel of land in Shanghai last week.
The Shanghai-listed company’s… Read More>>
The rush for land in China’s first-tier cities continues as Beijing-based COFCO Property Investment last week agreed to pay RMB 2.44 billion ($368 million) for a plot of residential land in Shanghai’s Pudong district. The price paid by the state-run… Read More>>
Hongkong Land this month became the latest international developer to sign up for a major commercial project in Shanghai’s Qiantan area, as the city government’s latest pet project rapidly transforms into a major construction hub.
The 126-year-old listed builder on… Read More>>
A company belonging to private equity firms Carlyle Group and CLSA Capital Partners has sold an office tower in Shanghai’s Pudong district to Hong Kong-listed Yuexiu REIT for RMB 2.63 billion ($423 million).
Yuexiu REIT, which is controlled by Guangzhou-based… Read More>>
China’s insurers have gained worldwide attention for their real estate purchases in New York and London over the last two years, but a soon-to-be disclosed deal in Shanghai shows that these financial giants are also playing a growing role in… Read More>>
Grade A office rentals in Shanghai held fast during the second quarter, despite three major new buildings coming on the market. However, the outlook for 2015 and beyond could hold trouble for some projects as the city now has more… Read More>>
Beijing-based real estate company Soho China announced on Friday that it is selling two commercial projects in Shanghai for RMB 5.23 billion ($851 million). The sale price is well below what the developer asked for, as the market for commercial… Read More>>
China’s state-run real estate developers might be getting more market-oriented, or it could be that someone in the Shanghai city government realises that leasing out 220,000 square metres of office space is not a matter to be lef to chance.
In any case, the state-owned developers of the Shanghai Tower, have announced that they are seeking leasing agents to help fill the building.