July 27- Chinese firms that have built and bankrolled most of the stalled Baha Mar mega-resort project said on Monday they were willing to invest more to complete the Bahamas resort. China Construction America said it was prepared to invest an additional $100 million in Baha Mar. A unit of China State Construction Engineering Corp Ltd, CCA said it also had...» Read More
Singapore's REITs have long defied predictions they would stumble amid forecasts of rising rates, but analysts say the day of reckoning may soon come.
March 4- U.S. solar project developer SunEdison Inc is expanding into the fast-growing market for grid energy storage with the acquisition of a startup that pairs big batteries with solar installations. SunEdison said its purchase of Solar Grid Storage LLC, to be announced on Thursday, will allow it to begin building a storage plan across the country, Tom Leyden,...
*New city aims to house half a million people near Baghdad. *Challenges face mega projects planned for Basra, Baghdad. BAGHDAD, March 3- On a main highway south of Baghdad, dozens of buildings rise up from the Iraqi plains, the first blocks of a multi-billion-dollar city emerging from a landscape more accustomed to conflict and crisis than glitzy new development.
Luxury property sales took a hit last year as China's anti-corruption campaign discouraged conspicuous consumption, but buyers are now taking advantage of easier credit and a stock market rally to upgrade their homes. "It's not going to lead to a full recovery in the market," said Clement Luk, Shanghai- based chief executive officer for eastern China at property...
This represents the largest capital commitments raised by private real estate companies actively listed on equity crowdfunding platforms.
Property prices in the Philippines have surged over the past few years, but it isn't clear puffed up valuations stack up to a bubble.
More than 150 start-ups are using Managed by Q to manage their offices, in lieu of a traditional office manager.
A North Carolina company is taking shipping containers and converting them into all sorts of structures, from retail spaces to multifamily apartments. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.
China's shadow banking firms slashed lending to property developers, potentially spelling trouble for the sector and the economy.
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.
While high commercial real estate rents can impede a state's growth, they can also exemplify the value of a location.
Blackstone, which has made big bets on hotels, rental homes and other real estate in recent years, continues to be bullish on the sector.
Many Russians who own property around the world ask the help of multilingual real estate consultants when looking at New York real estate. NYT reports.
Morningstar reports that Canada's banks and its housing finance agency may take serious losses if Canada's home prices decline.
It seemed as if Canada had avoided the excesses of the housing bubble that hit so many nations. But now it may be catching up.
Steve Eisman, the hedge fund manager who famously bet against mortgages in the United States, has recommended investors now bet against Canada's mortgage lenders and banks.
China's plans to unlock what could be the world's biggest shale gas reserves risk running further off track after 16 firms recently awarded exploration rights lacked one core skill - not one has drilled a gas well before.
China Vanke, the country's biggest real estate developer, said it's looking to extend its foreign investment drive beyond the high-end U.S. market, as Beijing weighs new measures to cool mainland property prices.
Prologis may own big industrial warehouses, but it will benefit from a recovery in the U.S. housing market, chairman Hamid Moghadam told CNBC on Wednesday.
The spread between low interest rates and the money real estate generates is "truly astonishing," Starwood Capital CEO Barry Sternlicht told CNBC.