Hong Kong’s richest man is reportedly selling his most valuable building, The Center office tower, for a record price of HK$40.2 billion ($5.15 billion). Li Ka-shing’s CK Asset Holdings – formerly Cheung Kong Property Holdings – agreed to dispose of… Read More>>
Singapore-based JustCo has closed on a Series B funding round that brings its valuation to $200 million, making it the most valuable co-working operator in Southeast Asia, after bagging a $12 million investment from Thai developer Sansiri. The new funding… Read More>>
International property consultancy JLL has chosen Chae Hun Chang as the company’s new Country Head for South Korea, according to an announcement late last week by the company.
Chang will be promoted to the lead role effective January 1st, 2018,… Read More>>
Hong Kong’s Kowloon East business district has just received another shot in the arm, with Laws Group scooping up an ageing industrial building in the rising commercial area for HK$1.39 billion ($178.1 million). The family-owned conglomerate says it plans to… Read More>>
Chinese co-working startup UrWork is bringing its flexible office model to Los Angeles County this month, marking its first centre in the US as a legal battle disrupts the company’s planned New York debut.
UrWork has announced it will open… Read More>>
A downturn in visitor arrivals to Hong Kong, along with the city’s world-leading office rents, may be fuelling a trend toward converting hospitality space into co-working centres, as yet another hotel in the centre city looks set for conversion into… Read More>>
Global Logistic Properties, which is still in the process of being acquired by a mainland investment consortium, has expanded into Europe by acquiring a portfolio of Gazeley-branded logistics facilities from Brookfield for $2.8 billion, according to an announcement today by… Read More>>
Beijing-based private equity real estate firm Cindat Capital Management has reportedly teamed with London’s Aprirose in the property investment firm’s £525 million ($703 million) acquisition of UK hospitality chain Qhotels.
Aprirose announced the purchase of the chain of 26 five… Read More>>
The battle for dominance in the global co-working market is heating up and for Beijing-based provider UrWork the contest with its US rival WeWork could be turning into a grudge match.
WeWork issued a statement on Friday seeming to claim… Read More>>
One of the mainland’s biggest developers has agreed to help McDonald’s reach its goal of opening 2,000 new restaurants in China by 2022.
In a strategic cooperation deal signed last week between Guangzhou-based Country Garden and the new ownership of… Read More>>