A few years ago, the major urban initiative in Shanghai was the Hongqiao transportation hub, a new geographic nexus on the city’s western edge that brought together high speed rail, a new domestic airport, and local metro lines to form… Read More>>
A Chinese investment consortium is wagering $2.51 billion that there is money to be made from China’s need for warehouses, and that Singapore’s Global Logistics Properties (GLP) is well-situated to realise these profits.
The share purchase by the Chinese group… Read More>>
US make-up maker Mary Kay Inc is inching closer to buying its own office building in downtown Shanghai, as the beauty supplier makes plans to spend as much as RMB 820 million ($135 million) to be its own landlord in… Read More>>
More than 45,000 wealthy Chinese who had hoped to gain Canadian residency may be looking for a new haven outside of China after Canada cancelled its investor visa program last week.
The move by Canada’s government came within one week… Read More>>
While China was busy setting off firecrackers over the spring festival holiday, two Russian daredevils decided to celebrate the new year with an unauthorised climb of China’s tallest building.
The lack of an elevator or even exterior walls on the… Read More>>
Rising land prices and a government credit clampdown are forcing China’s real estate developers to borrow more money at higher rates – a combination that is likely to compress profit margins and put some companies into financial difficulties.
The country’s… Read More>>
Assets under management by China’s trust industry grew by 46 percent during 2013, as the industry — and seemingly the nations’s investors managed to shrug off the potential for default in the country’s loosely regulated shadow banking industry.
The China… Read More>>
Global luxury brands and the mall developers that love them have hit hard times in China as Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign has seen shoppers desert high end stores.
According to a recent report in the South China Morning Post, many… Read More>>
Real estate services firm Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL), announced today that its client – ARA Asia Dragon Fund – had concluded the en-bloc sale of Nanjing International Finance Center to SanPower Group for a total transaction value of RMB… Read More>>
On 28th January, NYSE-listed Xinyuan Real Estate (XIN) became the second Chinese property developer this year to ask bondholders to allow renegotiation of the debt terms, apparently so that the companies can take on more leverage as credit dries up… Read More>>