Real Estate Development


  • China shares end mixed as property stocks weak Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 3:07 AM ET

    HONG KONG, March 18- Early modest gains for China shares were largely erased on Tuesday afternoon on declines by property stocks following home-price data and concern that a local developer could default. The CSI300 of the leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings shed 0.2 percent.

  • HONG KONG/ SHANGHAI, March 18- China shares rose on Tuesday, in spite of home-price data that hurt property stocks and a mainland media report that a local developer could default on a large loan. Hong Kong shares posted their first gains after four straight days of losses, but investors remained cautious on concerns over Chinese economic growth prospects.

  • 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.

  • MACAU, March 12- Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd and Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd look best placed to benefit from the next phase of Macau's development as the world's gambling capital adds eight more mega-casinos by 2017..

  • *China internet deals: Citic Bank, ChinaVision soar. HONG KONG, March 12- China shares fell less than others in Asia on Wednesday, limiting Hong Kong losses, as property developers rose on hopes the country's annual parliamentary meetings will end without announcing additional curbs on the sector.

  • MACAU, March 12- Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd and Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd look best placed to benefit from the next phase of Macau's development as the world's gambling capital adds eight more mega-casinos by 2017..

  • *China likely to exceed 2015 hydropower targets by 5-10 GW. China, already the biggest hydropower producer, is on course to exceed a target to raise its hydro capacity by 70 gigawatts over 2011-2015, but a slowdown in project approvals means it is behind on its longer-term goals.

  • Why China needs a national property tax Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 11:13 PM ET

    Against a backdrop of runaway property prices and overdevelopment, China is planning a national property tax, with many industry players' blessing.

  • *Posts 2013 net profit of 15.12 billion yuan vs 12.55 billion yuan yr ago. HONG KONG, March 6- China Vanke Co Ltd, the mainland's largest listed developer, said on Thursday that property prices are overheating in some Chinese cities, the latest company to sound the alarm over real estate in the world's second-largest economy.

  • HONG KONG, March 6- Hong Kong shares rebounded on Thursday, helped by a reversal of losses in the Chinese property sector as investors rushed to cover short positions after mainland-listed developers outperformed a listless market. The Hang Seng Index, which slipped 0.3 percent on Wednesday, finished up 0.6 percent at 22,703 points.

  • Will a weaker yuan heighten China property risks? Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    China's property sector, already a nagging economic risk, may become a victim of the yuan's unexpected weakening as developers' debt costs may rise.

  • TORONTO, March 2- One of the most closely watched uranium deposits not owned by a major miner, Fission Uranium Corp's Patterson Lake South project, is attracting attention from potential buyers, but Fission's CEO hopes to buy time.

  • Bubble watch: Blackstone exec on housing health Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 1:46 PM ET
    Jonathan D. Gray

    Blackstone, which has made big bets on hotels, rental homes and other real estate in recent years, continues to be bullish on the sector.

  • Private wealth takes over global property market     Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 12:21 AM ET

    A new report by Savills and Wealth-X shows high net-worth individuals are becoming bigger players in global real-estate. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.

  • UK housing market is 'polarized': Pro     Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | 2:10 AM ET

    Jon Neale, head of research at Jones Lang LaSalle, says there is no broad-based recovery in the U.K. housing market as prices are rising at different paces around the country.

  • Expect more China property regulations: Pro     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Donald Han, Managing Director at Chesterton Singapore, outlines the different type of tightening measures the government could take to curb property demand.

  • Grainne Gilmore, head of UK residential research at Knight Frank, and Ben Habib, CEO of First Property Group, discusses the U.K.'s latest housing policy and whether the housing market is in bubble territory.

  • Rajeev Talwar, group executive director of DLF, says there should be no barriers to foreign companies wanting to invest in India as it will be good for business.

  • Stephen Stone, chief executive of Crest Nicholson Group, says that Bank of England governor Mark Carney has probably seen signs of a housing bubble in the U.K. after the Funding for Lending Scheme for mortgages was withdrawn.

  • Hussain Sajwani, chairman and CEO of DAMAC, says demand will exceed supply in the Dubai property market over the next 3 to 4 years.