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WILLISTON, Aug 18- A subsidiary of real estate developer The Prime Group Inc said on Monday it plans to build a $150 million convention center in Williston, North Dakota, aiming to supply a world-class meeting space for the fast-growing oil boom community.
Home ownership rates in will likely fall to levels last seen in the 1980s as millennials wait longer to form households, DoubleLine's Gundlach said.
*Greentown China plunges on profit warning. HONG KONG, Aug 5- Hong Kong and China shares slipped on Tuesday after a survey showed growth In China's services sector fell to a record low, with property developers the main underperformers.
China's slowing property market tops the list of major economic risks, but some say the sector's stocks are "dirt cheap" and now is the time to buy.
Despite dire predictions that China faced a slew of defaults, few mainland borrowers have welshed amid various stripes of government intervention.
China's shadow banking firms slashed lending to property developers, potentially spelling trouble for the sector and the economy.
June's headline 73 percent plunge in Singapore's new home sales may look worrying, but some analysts are pointing the blame at the World Cup.
Rising real estate prices across the U.K. are pushing developers to close pubs and convert their locations to other uses. NBC News reports.
China's slowing property market may draw comparisons with the U.S. housing bust, but some are calling a recovery and see bargains in developer stocks.
Dubai's property slowdown may call up the specter of its spectacular crash during the financial crisis, but analysts say it's different this time.
William De Vijlder, Vice-Chairman, BNP Paribas Investment Partners, says global investors remain concerned about China's property sector.
While high commercial real estate rents can impede a state's growth, they can also exemplify the value of a location.
China property vacancies have climbed to more than 20 percent of sold units, but analysts are divided on whether a real estate crash is in the offing.
As more of Asia's population heads for the cities, Singapore can offer clues for planning livable urban spaces, including by controlling pollution.
Moody's joined the drumbeat of pessimism on China property, cutting its view to negative, but it expects many developers' finances to remain stable.
One of the most expensive high school football stadiums in America will be closed this fall because its concrete is cracking.
Unsold properties have spurred fears that China's real-estate market may be a ready-to-burst bubble, but its "ghost towns" may not be all that empty.
With the removal of the crane, Icahn may be preparing the building for a full demolition.
Wilbur Ross, Chairman & CEO of WL Ross, says an influx of Europeans are snatching up property in Mediterranean nations, which makes them attractive.
Against a backdrop of runaway property prices and overdevelopment, China is planning a national property tax, with many industry players' blessing.