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  1. Property - International - RECONSTRUCTION

    Rethink urged on revamp of '60 s chic hotel in Tokyo

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:16am by James King

    ... to force a rethink. The Tokyo Olympic Games of 2020 may be the impetus behind the decision to destroy the main hotel building in favour of a 38-storey steel-and-glass tower expansion, but Brule ... will drop, that people realise what they have. "Tokyo is working hard to re-establish itself as a financial hub. They've got all this momentum with the Olympics, but when you have amazing ...

  2. Property - International - ACQUISITIONS

    Logistics fund falls on radar of real estate manager Croesus

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 04:23am by Bloomberg

    ... in 2015, Yong said. He may also expand outside Japan a few years later. While Croesus had been looking to manage hospitality assets in Japan, the selection of Tokyo to host the 2020 Olympic Games ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - SALES

    Online strategies loom as game changer in China home market

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 11:44am by Peggy Sito, Langi Chiang

    ... as real estate game change For all its disruptive power in transforming the retail and services sectors, the internet has been a tame beast in the property industry. Developers have been content ... transparency and competition within the market. "This is the internet era. We must accept it. Eventually, the business is supported by groups of people, including those playing games and chatting ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - REGULATION

    Beating the bid-riggers: Angry homeowners use competition law to battle price-fixing

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:43am by Benjamin Robertson, Elaine Yau

    ... bidding process and artificially inflate costs. Size is irrelevant when it comes to illicit money making and major multinationals are as game as anyone else. “The magnitude of the problem goes ... shareholders who lose out. At estates like Garden Vista it’s smaller local firms that seek to game an industry worth an estimated HK$10 billion per year in renovation contracts, Lam said. Standing well ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    LED evangelist Teddy Lo combines art and commerce in real world

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:37am by James King

    ... with the Beijing Olympics and the Shanghai Expo having showed the world how LED-advanced the nation has become. "Advanced in manufacturing power, yes, but in technology, Japan, the US and Europe ...

  6. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Sport raises housing stakes in Brazil

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 05:08am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... not expected because of demand-supply imbalances". Many have equated surging home prices with Brazil's successful bids for the 2014 Fifa World Cup, and the 2016 Rio Olympic Games ... the hype will be shortlived. "Neither the World Cup nor the Olympic Games will boost Brazil's economy," last month's report suggests. EH expects growth to remain low at 1.8 per ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Mainland China towers scraping the sky in a green and modern way

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:11am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... CCDI to employ the latest environmental advancements to build an Olympic-sized sports stadium of comparable scale to Beijing's national stadium, Herzog & de Meuron's Bird's ... coatings. Laurie Chetwood, chairman of Chetwoods, calls Phoenix Towers "a genuine game-changer for urban design". Such sophisticated materials are being trialled in projects worldwide. He ...

  8. Property - International - DEVELOPMENT

    China's Fosun joins bid for €915m Greek privatisation project

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:41am by AP

    ... International to develop a coastal Olympic complex, left largely abandoned since Athens hosted the 2004 Games. Greece's Lamda Development increased its offer by 25 per cent to €915 million (HK$9.8 billion) for the project at Hellenikon, the Greek capital's former airport that hosted six Olympic events, the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund said on Wednesday. Lamda's bid ...

  9. Property - International - INDIA

    India paves way for reit market

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 03:50am by Bloomberg

    ... years, as much as US$12 billion could be raised. "Reits could be the game changer for India's property sector," said Priyaranjan Kumar, a regional director of capital markets ...

  10. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Architect Ken Shuttleworth was born to design beautiful buildings

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:39am by ADELE BRUNNER

    ... 2012 Olympic Games; the Cube in Birmingham, a striking, mixed-use development; the St Paul's Information Centre, a kiosk next to St Paul's Cathedral in London, which Shuttleworth says ...




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