Real Estate Management & Development


  • HONG KONG, July 16- China's shadow banking firms slashed lending to property developers in the first half of this year, closing off a crucial funding avenue just as the housing market cools, potentially spelling trouble for the sector and the broader economy.

  • HONG KONG, July 11- China shares edged up on Friday, lifted by solid gains for carmakers and property developers, which investors expect to benefit from policy changes. On Thursday, Jinan in eastern Shandong province removed restrictions on home purchases, sparking hopes more cities will follow suit.

  • Cape Wind seeks lease option for staging in RI Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 12:35 PM ET

    PROVIDENCE, R.I.— The developer of a planned wind farm off Cape Cod wants the option to lease land in Rhode Island for a staging and assembly area, the Quonset Development Corp. announced Wednesday.

  • HONG KONG, July 7- China shares finished barely changed on Monday, as weakness in the energy and pharmaceutical sectors offset solid gains from property counters. Property developers extended gains, with the CSI China Mainland Real Estate index up 1.6 percent to its highest since April 14. Poly Real Estate added 2.4 percent.

  • Hi-rises woo pet lovers with dog spas, rooftop walks Saturday, 21 Jun 2014 | 2:08 PM ET
    Benjamin Hodson and Bastion

    Luxury living among the high-rise set is going to the dogs as builders are finding a huge demand for innovative spaces for animal lovers.

  • Rent valuation: It's about the bang for the buck Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    While high commercial real estate rents can impede a state's growth, they can also exemplify the value of a location.

  • Hong Kong benchmark off 5-month high, property drags Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 4:14 AM ET

    HONG KONG, June 4- Hong Kong's main stock index slipped from a five-month high on Wednesday, hit by a slumping property sector as investors sold off the shares of developers after recent strong gains.

  • China shares fall as property counters sink Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 3:08 AM ET

    HONG KONG, June 4- China shares had their worst day in more than two weeks on Wednesday, dragged down by the property counters as investors fretted that soft demand for homes will increase developers' problems. The CSI300 of the leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings slid 1.0 percent.

  • HONG KONG, May 30- Hong Kong shares finished their best month this year on Friday, underpinned by strength in property developers and Chinese banks. The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong gained 0.6 percent. Cheung Kong Holdings Ltd jumped 1.1 percent to its highest since January 2008.

  • BEIJING, May 30- China's banking regulator said on Friday it was stepping up oversight to prevent risks from some failed property developers from spreading into the broader financial system, but said overall risk from property loans was controllable.

  • BEIJING, May 30- China's banking regulator said on Friday it was stepping up oversight to prevent risks from some failed property developers from spreading into the broader financial system, but said overall risk from property loans was controllable.

  • DONGGUAN, May 28- The days of rapid growth in China's real estate sector are over, but the government's urbanisation drive will continue to drive demand for the next 15 years, the country's biggest residential property developer China Vanke Co Ltd said.

  • *Mitsui Fudosan dives on share issuance news. Real estate developer Mitsui Fudosan Co dived 7 percent and was the most traded stock by turnover on news it would raise as much as $3.6 billion by issuing new shares. Exporters were mixed, with Toyota Motor Corp rising 0.5 percent, while Honda Motor Co fell 1 percent and Nikon Corp dropped 0.7 percent.

  • HONG KONG, May 26- The Chinese developer behind an eight-storey clubhouse with a billion-dollar view over Shanghai's Huangphu River is turning to lower-end coffee shops and restaurants to fill the space, as a broad anti-graft campaign puts the brakes on conspicuous spending.

  • AHMEDABAD, May 14- A low-cost housing project in Boisar, a satellite town outside Mumbai, offers a taste of how hard it will be for Narendra Modi to fulfil a pledge to provide affordable homes for every Indian family if, as expected, his party wins India's election.

  • *C.bank tells banks to relax mortgage lending-sources. BEIJING/ HONG KONG, May 13- China's central bank has asked commercial banks to speed up the granting of home loans and to set mortgage rates at reasonable levels, four sources told Reuters on Tuesday, underlining its efforts to support the flagging property market as the economy cools.

  • HONG KONG, May 13- Shanghai's top real estate agent has been forced to downsize, hurt in part by a delay in commission payments from property developers in a market facing increasing liquidity pressure and a slowdown in sales.

  • LONDON, May 12- They were crazy dreamers who dared to believe that oil and gas could be produced from beneath England's rolling green hills. Small companies such as Alkane, Egdon, Cuadrilla, Dart, Island Gas, Newton and Star bid for and won Petroleum Exploration and Development Licences in Britain's 13th onshore licensing round held back in 2008..

  • ABU DHABI, May 12- Payments for completing projects should drive revenue growth at Aldar Properties in the next two quarters, as the largest property developer in Abu Dhabi benefits from a rebound in the local real estate market, its finance chief said.

  • OSAKA/ TOKYO, May 11- Two U.S. billionaires are betting on rival cities, Tokyo and Osaka, to be the first in Japan to open casino resorts- once the government gives the go-ahead to legalise gambling.