MEDIA- CHINA SEEKS TO CURB BROKERAGE INVESTMENT IN OVERHEATED. --China has proposed suspending registration of private equity asset management plans for securities and futures brokerages if the money is used to lend to property developers, illegally funding downpayments to buy property, a state-owned newspaper said on Tuesday. The proposal would apply to...
HONG KONG, Dec 18- China Vanke Co Ltd, the mainland's biggest property company by sales, said on Sunday it was terminating a key agreement to acquire a property development arm of Shenzhen Metro Group after it failed to get the approval of some of its major shareholders. Fearing a hostile takeover attempt by Baoneng, Vanke announced in June it had agreed to buy the...
BRASILIA, Dec 14- The Trump Organization Inc said on Wednesday it has pulled out of a hotel venture in Rio de Janeiro that is part of a criminal investigation in Brazil, with a Trump Hotels spokeswoman citing construction delays and differences in vision. "Unfortunately, the developers of the Rio de Janeiro hotel are significantly behind on the completion of the...
Dec 13- Hong Kong stocks steadied after a tumble the previous day, though some investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of a U.S. Sector performance in Hong Kong on Tuesday was mixed, with strength in the energy and materials stocks countered by weakness among real estate developers. An index tracking the property sector retreated nearly 0.6 percent, dragged by...
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Storage facilities are becoming all the rage in Hong Kong as residents continue to seek space in an increasingly cramped city.
The property portfolio of the U.K.’s royal family is delivering bountiful returns for Queen Elizabeth II.
Mohamed Mansour, co-chairman of Mansour Group and chairman of Man Capital, talks about building and investing in U.S. real estate.
David Fischel, CEO of Intu, talks about the strength of the U.K. consumer, their spending patterns and shares his outlook for U.K. retail.
Australia is attempting to let the air out of housing without deflating a vital source of economic growth or stressing indebted households.
Apart from rare stratospheric deals, Mumbai's property market is ailing, as it pays the price of having too big a boom.
Surges in London property prices have spurred calls the city is a bubble waiting to pop, but investors are still positive on the market.
Chinese investors have snapped up both commercial and residential real estate in the world's top cities. Now they are turning to the Mediterranean.
Indonesia is a nation where traditional belief systems, including shamanism, have been fused with mainstream religions, the Financial Times reports.
Skyscraper rents in Hong Kong are still the world's highest, but the city is in danger of losing its crown to New York, Knight Frank said.
Reforms of Indonesia's easily-sidestepped luxury property taxes may be on ice, but the taxman is likely still coming for the wealthy, analysts said.
Singapore's high-end property developers faced with a ticking clock may take drastic measures to avoid steep charges for unsold units.
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.
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.