Blackstone has teamed up with Los Angeles-based Hudson Pacific Properties to acquire the Bentall Centre in Vancouver from Anbang Insurance, a deal which opens a new chapter for the US private equity giant in its relationship with the now notorious… Read More>>
China’s scandal-racked Anbang Insurance is reportedly preparing to sell a Vancouver office complex which it purchased for over C$1 billion ($730 million) in 2016 as the Beijing-based insurer continues to unwind its overseas holdings.
Anbang is currently in talks with… Read More>>
Debt is our theme in today’s real estate headlines for the region, as a much-trouble mainland construction and property group says it may not be able to pay what it owes on the same day that the country’s most indebted… Read More>>
The big news today could make pachinko passe as Japan gets ready for the 21st century money-milking machines that are modern casinos. While Melco Crown’s Lawrence Ho looks to Japan for his next deal, China Vanke has found a way… Read More>>
Could Anbang Insurance be pursuing a billion dollar deal that does not involve Blackstone? The mainland institution which has bought up over $11 billion in assets from the US private equity giant could be tying up with new partners after… Read More>>
Leading the real estate market news today, home purchases in Vancouver fell by 33 percent last month after the government began taxing foreign home buyers, but the impact of a similar 15 tariff on non-residents of Hong Kong seems to… Read More>>
As housing markets on the mainland have started to look more dicey, Chinese home buyers have flocked to global gateway cities such as Vancouver and Sydney, driving up home prices and stunning local residents.
Analysts have cautioned that mainland capital… Read More>>
Wang Jianlin hits the international headlines again today, with the billionaire chief of Dalian Wanda Group now being accused of cross-border influence buying as his Beverly Hills development project tries to win government approvals in Los Angeles. Also in the… Read More>>
China may be celebrating the moon festival, but the real estate market refuses to take a break over this lunar holiday. A new study finds Hong Kong office space is still the most expensive in the world, and IKEA reveals… Read More>>
The red hot housing market of Vancouver finally had some cold water thrown on it as new figures from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) show home sales fell nearly 23 percent last month. The government in British… Read More>>