The Shenzhen government has awarded tech giant Tencent an 809,124 square metre (8.7 million square foot) plot of reclaimed land to develop a “future city” focused on technology and innovation, according to an announcement by the city’s Land and Real… Read More>>
Big Brother leads the way in Mingtiandi’s roundup of real estate headlines today with news that proptech-enabled buildings in China may be using their data-capturing sensors and facial-recognition scanners to spy on their occupiers
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China’s rental housing market continues to attract venture capital investment with one of the industry’s largest players said to have raised $500 million in new financing.
Ziroom, the country’s first rental housing unicorn, is reported to be completing a $500… Read More>>
A Blackstone-Indiabulls joint venture in India leads the real estate headlines today, closely followed by the news that a Singapore shopping mall is being put up for a collective sale with a price tag just shy of $1 billion.
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Jardine Matheson-backed Yonghui Superstores is to become the controlling shareholder in central China regional supermarket chain Zhongbai Holdings Group in a deal valued at RMB 559 million ($83.2 million), according to a Shanghai Stock Exchange filing.
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Chinese online property listing platform Beike Zhaofang has secured $800 million in funding from investors led by Internet giant Tencent, according to Chinese media reports.
The ultimate target funding amount for Beike, which was launched by Chinese brokerage giant Lianjia… Read More>>
Retail leads the way today in Mingtiandi’s collection of real estate news from around the region, as the parent company of China’s ubiquitous WeChat app is said to be aiming for a $3 billion stake in Li Ka-shing’s Watsons chain,… Read More>>
Leading today’s real estate news from around the region, Tencent is hoping that its newly-opened Shenzhen offices will help the tech giant to build a vertical community campus, while slightly further south in Hong Kong it was revealed that among… Read More>>
US private equity giant Warburg Pincus is extending its bets on Asia’s rental residential sector by partnering with India’s largest mid-priced hotel chain, Lemon Tree Hotels, in an INR 30 billion ($430 million) joint equity investment to create a new co-living… Read More>>
Ever-climbing office rents in Hong Kong’s Central district have prompted yet another finance company to change business locales, with private equity firm PAG signing a deal with Swire Properties to lease two floors in Three Pacific Place in Admiralty.
The… Read More>>