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  • *Private equity seeks bargains in UK shopping centres. "You have to be very selective about which secondary shopping centres you go into," said Manish Chande, a founding partner of fund management business Clearbell Capital, which bought a centre in Durham, northeast England last year. The firm is revamping The Gates Shopping Centre, opened in 1975, by adding a...

  • *China challenges Germany as world's top solar producer. Even as China is set to overtake Germany as the country with the world's highest installed solar capacity, growth in small-scale solar such as rooftop panels has been so weak that planners didn't even bother setting new targets this year for installations under 20 megawatts in size.

  • HK's luxury shopping streets see rents plunge 40% Monday, 12 Oct 2015 | 8:07 PM ET

    China's impact on Hong Kong's luxury goods industry has deepened, with rent in the top shopping streets dropping by 40%, the FT reports.

  • *Singapore's Parkway to acquire, not build, hospitals in India. NEW DELHI, Sept 10- For nearly two years, Parkway Pantai has delayed the opening of its 450- bed India hospital, the Singapore- based medical firm's bid to cash in on one of Asia's fastest growing private healthcare markets, as it waited for the necessary permits. Parkway, a unit of the world's second...

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 20- Three Chinese energy firms were told by local authorities in China to halt operations, after massive blasts at a warehouse in Tianjin last week raised public concerns that some facilities storing hazardous materials are too close to homes and schools. The Tianjin port warehouse, which had stored about 700 tonnes of the deadly chemical sodium...

  • World’s smartest cities will look like this Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 7:08 PM ET

    Vertical greenery will be the defining feature of future metropolises, as governments across the globe invest millions in making their cities 'smart.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed lower as investors weighed earnings and looked ahead to the beginning of the two-day Federal Reserve meeting on Tuesday.

  • Wall Street fixed on Fed, Apple earnings Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 8:45 AM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the Apple Watch during a company special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 9, 2015, in San Francisco.

    U.S. stock index futures indicated a slightly higher open on Monday as markets eyed Apple earnings and hints on monetary policy from the Fed.

  • Hong Kong retail rents drop as Chinese shoppers stop Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 1:52 AM ET

    A drop in Chinese tourist numbers is driving down shop rentals in Hong Kong, with vacancies increasing in the same prime areas.

  • A high-end property collapse in Singapore Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 12:38 AM ET

    Singapore's tony Sentosa Cove properties attracted wealthy foreign buyers, but now it's the slowdown's epicenter. The New York Times reports.

  • First Chinese bought US apartments, now it's hotels Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 7:22 PM ET

    The closing of the sale on Wednesday of New York's famed Waldorf Astoria hotel to China's Anbang Insurance Group for $1.95 billion marks the tip of an unprecedented wave of Chinese investment pouring into U.S. hotels.

  • Three reasons to stay in HK property stocks Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 6:38 PM ET
    Apartment Windows In Downtown Hong Kong

    Hong Kong property stocks have enjoyed a healthy run this year and according to analysts, the sector could benefit from further upside.

  • Is Dubai's property market still too hot? Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    If you wanted to make a quick buck in property, Dubai would have been the place to do it. And the desert of superlatives is still going strong.

  • Halal tourism takes off in Japan Sunday, 17 Aug 2014 | 6:23 PM ET
    A barbecue restaurant which serves Halal certified food in Tokyo, Japan.

    Japan's courting of Muslim tourists has led to a wave of Halal food and Muslim-friendly amenities sprouting in the land of the rising sun.

  • China graft crackdown drives money into Australia Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 8:01 PM ET
    Prospective buyers wait in line to inspect a house for sale in the suburb of Eastwood in Sydney, Australia.

    More wealthy Chinese are moving their money out of China to invest in Australia's property market as a corruption crackdown in China gathers momentum.

  • Unsold land in China signals developer uncertainty Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 6:25 PM ET
    People at a real estate trade fair in Beijing, China.

    For the first time lands plots up for auction in Beijing went unsold, signaling developer anxiety over continued weakness in the property market.

  • Asia commercial property set for boom in second half Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 6:22 PM ET
    High-rise buildings and real estate advertising in Tianjin, China.

    Commercial real estate volumes in Asia-Pacific are set to spike in the second half of this year, said Jones Lang LaSalle.

  • Myanmar hotels set for another record year Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 8:55 PM ET

    Myanmar's burgeoning hotel market is set for another year of record growth in 2014, according to property research firm Jones Lang LaSalle.

  • Who’s afraid of China’s ghost towns? Sunday, 18 May 2014 | 6:58 PM ET

    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.

  • China developers rush overseas as home market slows Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 11:42 PM ET
    Models of a housing project at a real estate fair in Qingdao, China.

    As the cracks in China's housing market deepen, the country's major property developers are scouring the world for new opportunities.