A Hong Kong landlord leads the way in Mingtiandi’s roundup of Asia real estate headlines today as the owner of the Murray Hotel in Central has raised close to $1 billion by selling off its shareholdings in Facebook and Amazon.
WeWork has surrendered three lease commitments in Hong Kong as the US co-working giant continues to restructure its portfolio, according to a person with knowledge of the matter who spoke to Mingtiandi.
Mingtiandi understands that WeWork has surrendered its centre… Read More>>
Most of the region takes a day off on Friday but Asia’s real estate deal makers have been logging long hours before the holiday with those bright sparks at Blackstone putting the current crisis to good use by picking up… Read More>>
Unpaid debt leads the way in Mingtiandi’s roundup of Asia real estate headlines today with the news that a court has frozen assets belonging to a Chinese state-owned developer after it defaulted on RMB 1.7 billion ($240 million) in debt.
Hong Kong property billionaire Peter Woo is offering to take Hong Kong-listed Wheelock & Company private in a deal worth just under HK$48 billion ($6.2 billion), according to a stock exchange filing.
Woo, whose family controls the 93-year-old firm chaired… Read More>>
Louis Vuitton is set to become the second major fashion brand to opt not to renew a lease in Hong Kong since the start of the city’s pro-democracy protests seven months ago, as retail sales plunge in the Asian financial… Read More>>
Kr Space has surrendered its lease in Hong Kong’s Times Square, bringing to a close the mainland co-working startup’s ill-fated venture into the Asian financial hub, according to industry sources who spoke with Mingtiandi.
The Beijing-based operator, which completed a… Read More>>
As clashes between police and protesters in Hong Kong escalate, the largest piece of land on the site of the Asian financial hub’s former airport has been sold at a discount to a consortium of Hong Kong-listed developers.
The city’s… Read More>>
Land deposits lead the way in Mingtiandi’s roundup of real estate headlines today with the news that the Hong Kong Lands Department is doubling deposit requirement on government land sales to HK$50 million ($6.3 million) after a nervous buyer backed… Read More>>
Shared office giant WeWork leads the news again today as Japan’s Softbank decides to wager another $1 billion that leasing offices on a retail basis will continue to be a growth industry. Also in the news, a UK sports retailer… Read More>>