China’s first operator of international luxury outlet malls, Florentia Village, congratulated its tenth year in the country on June 12; the group presided over a celebration to attribute the company’s success to bringing affordable luxury and top quality experiences to… Read More>>
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC has made a further bet on middlebrow American retail by investing in a joint venture with New York-listed RPT Realty and two other US-based partners, targeting the acquisition of over $1.2 billion in strategic assets.
US fast fashion retailer Gap is closing its doors in Hong Kong as it follows through on plans to shut its remaining stores in the world’s most expensive retail market by the end of November, according to Apple Daily.
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In today’s batch of regional news headlines, India’s Embassy REIT agrees to buy business park assets from a Blackstone-led joint venture, property services firm Sunac eyes a $1 billion capital raise from its Hong Kong IPO, and department store chain… Read More>>
E-commerce giant Alibaba continued to expand its offline retail empire today with a deal to take control of China’s largest hypermarket operator for HK$28 billion ($3.6 billion).
The Hangzhou-based company said in an announcement to the Hong Kong stock exchange… Read More>>
A 16-storey building on Kowloon’s bustling Nathan Road commercial strip sold this past week at a 50 percent discount as Hong Kong’s property market continues to slide.
According to local media citing Land Registry records, the Tung Cheong Commercial Building… Read More>>
Hong Kong’s retail property market is bracing for turbulent times as a street front shop in the world’s most expensive shopping district was sold at a 73 percent loss.
According to Land Registry records cited by the Hong Kong Economic… Read More>>
Hong Kong’s Link REIT survived a steep downturn the city’s retail sector in 2019, recording a 5.6 percent rise in revenue to HK$10.7 billion ($1.4 billion) for the year ending 31 March 2020. That income increase came despite the city’s… Read More>>
In April 2020, the redeveloped David Jones Elizabeth Street flagship store in Sydney, Australia, opened to the public. Here, Terence Seah, Head of Benoy’s Singapore Studio, considers the history and significance of this iconic building, and explains how Benoy has… Read More>>
Luckin Coffee has sacked its chief executive and chief operating officers after internal investigations by the company brought to light further evidence of wrongdoing related to an accounting fraud scandal exposed by short seller Muddy Waters Research in January.
The… Read More>>