RIYADH, March 13- Saudi Arabia's government has launched a new scheme to provide housing aid to its citizens, in the hope of ending a shortage of homes which has depressed living standards and is politically sensitive for the government.» Read More
SYDNEY, Oct 30- At the Ingleburn Gardens Estate on the outskirts of Sydney, an upmarket housing development complete with pool, concierge, onsite shop and children's playground, the landscaped grounds are marred by large tracts of undeveloped land. The natural environment, such as the national parks surrounding Sydney, is also a barrier.
Canada is careering towards a sharp fall in house prices with ultralow interest rates taking their toll on the property market, Goldman Sachs reports.
TORONTO, Oct 25- Paul Reichmann, a Vienna- born Canadian who became one of the world's top commercial real estate developers but lost his empire in the 1990 s real estate crash, has died at the age of 83, according to Canadian media reports.
Oct 23- Edward Andrews Homes, a single-family homebuilder and land developer, said it has teamed up with the real estate arm of Carlyle Group LP to build single-family homes, a sign of continuing private equity interest in the U.S. property market.
PARIS/ LONDON, Oct 21- Britain signed a deal with France's EDF on Monday to build a 16- billion pound nuclear plant, the first European country to offer state guarantees in order to fund a nuclear project.
PARIS/ LONDON, Oct 21- Britain signed a deal with France's EDF to build a 16- billion pound nuclear plant, becoming the first European country to provide state guarantees to help fund a nuclear project.
Stuart Crow, Head of Asia Pacific Capital Markets at Jones Lang LaSalle says Australia, Japan and China are the leading players in Asian commercial property,
Kingsley Jones, Founder and CIO, Jevons Global tells CNBC's Cash Flow that the government needs to change its property taxation policy if it wants to prevent bubbling in the Australian property sector.
Oct 11- Chinese state-owned property developer Greenland Holdings Group agreed to buy a majority stake in a 15- tower apartment project, that would make it the largest commercial real estate development in the United States to get major backing directly from a Chinese company, the Wall Street Journal reported.
HONG KONG, Oct 8- China shares made a robust return from a week-long holiday, erasing Tuesday's initial losses and rallying after a private survey of services growth accelerated gains for retailers and property developers.
HONG KONG, Oct 7- Hong Kong shares fell on Monday, led by Sun Hung Kai Properties on fears of weak demand after local media said the world's second-largest real estate developer was offering cash discounts at a relaunched project. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong shed 0.9 percent.
DUBAI, Oct 7- Family-owned Dubai conglomerate Al Habtoor Group said on Monday that it was launching a $3 billion real estate development in the emirate that would include 3,000 hotel and residential units as well as a water-themed theatre. Developers in Dubai are back to announcing mega-projects as the emirate recovers from its 2009-2010 debt crisis.
*Other factors much more important for Dubai in long term. Instead, investors are hoping Dubai will win the right to host the World Expo in 2020. Dubai Investments owns Dubai Investments Park, a big mixed-use real estate development next to the proposed Expo location, as well as land nearby.
HONG KONG, Sept 19- China's biggest property developers are sitting on $25 billion in cash as they prepare for a possible credit crunch and another round of crackdowns on real estate speculation.
Wendy Liu, China Equity Research at Nomura expects Chinese equities will continue to climb higher between now and November.
Across the country, a growing number of single-family rentals provide an option for many who lost their homes. But the decline in homeownership is also changing neighborhoods.
Canada's overheated housing market continues to defy a U.S. style real estate crash, but even the most optimistic of investors are now bracing for pain.
The near-completion of the Shanghai Tower and the beginning of work on the world's tallest building in Changsha could be clear signs that the Chinese economy is heading for a fall.
Shaun Rein, managing director at the China Market Research Group, explains why his biggest Chinese concerns are the commercial real estate sector and the financial health of Chinese banks.
Kumar Tharmalingam, Executive Director, Chairman's Office at Sunway Berhad talks property with CNBC's Cash Flow and explains which regions he likes in Malaysia.