China and India lead the region’s real estate news today as the mainland’s second-largest builder by sales proposes to share $2.14 billion in profits with its shareholders and one of India’s heavyweights prepares to share its winnings with its major… Read More>>
At the top of today’s news, facilitators of Malaysia’s multi-billion dollar 1MDB graft bonanza continue to rethink their risk assessments with a former Goldman Sachs partner now trying to strike a deal with US prosecutors on charges of criminal activity…. Read More>>
A Chinese government-controlled fund now owns New York’s Waldorf Astoria hotel, as mainland regulators have officially nationalised the hotel’s purchaser, Anbang Insurance Group.
Nearly full ownership of Anbang has been transferred to the government-controlled China Insurance Security Fund, the China… Read More>>
Leading today’s roundup, China’s top developer by sales, along with a mid-league peer, have hit a wall in their attempts to issue yuan-denominated corporate bonds, as mainland authorities continue to clamp down on leverage in the property sector. Meanwhile, a… Read More>>
Anbang’s days as a major player in global real estate markets may be over, but the hangover from its buying binge is being felt in New York, as news today confirms that the now government-controlled Chinese insurer is moving ahead… Read More>>
The Chinese government now has direct control of the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York, as the country’s insurance regulator formally takes over the hotel’s embattled owner, Beijing-based Anbang Insurance Group.
Anbang, which had scooped up the famed Manhattan property… Read More>>
China’s home sales are falling to a new low, just as mainland developers face a wall of maturing debt. So it’s time for another policy change. Also in the news, Wharf is spinning off some of its core Hong Kong… Read More>>
Travel dominates today’s real estate headlines as Singapore opens its much-anticipated fourth terminal at Changi airport, and Anbang kicks off its long-delayed renovation of the Waldorf Astoria. Elsewhere in the news, some of China’s richest people picked up another $44… Read More>>
As China’s HNA tries to impose some clarity onto its famously opaque ownership, the company’s former major shareholder has revealed this week that he only held the shares as a favor to the real owners. Meanwhile Wanda boss Wang Jianlin’s… Read More>>
Tesla is partnering with a government-owned business park developer to open a mainland production facility in Shanghai, Hong Kong’s central bank wonders if offering 120 percent mortgages might be risky, and two companies linked to questionable trading may not be… Read More>>