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  1. Reits frenzy adds hot air to mainland bubble

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini, Mark O'Neill

    ... said: '[Market] value is an opinion, cash flow is real.' The reit results Cheung Kong Harbour Plaza Metropolis in Hunghom. Rents from retail outlets in the Metropolis complex feed ... collective', through which ordinary retail investors can participate in real estate booms. The concept was pioneered in the US and launched a bit later in Australia, with the number of reits in those ...

  2. Mainland firms lose dominance in Iraq

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... to open the business this month. He has also rented 3,200 square metres of retail space in a commercial area, and plans to lease it to Chinese companies. 'Chinese products are well-known ... is functioning and hospitals, schools, telecom engineering and transport firms are looking for business,' he said, adding the influx of business people had driven commercial and domestic rents three ...

  3. Mainland retail giant Guo Mei plans listing in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... The biggest retailer of electrical appliances in China, a private company owned by the country's 27th-richest man, plans a listing in Hong Kong and is opening two stores ... of 25,000 square metres, for which the firm is paying a monthly rent of 1.7 million yuan. It is negotiating for the site of the second. It is also opening a store in Shenzhen close to the Huanggang ...

  4. Shanghai office rents to keep climbing

    Posted Jan 07th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... year's correction. Office rents in the most popular Jingan and Huangpu districts have reached US$1.18 per square metre per day, comparable to rents in major cities overseas. There will be no new supply in these districts in 2006, which means that rents have yet to reach their peak. 'Prime office rents have reached an average of US$0.96 per square metre per day, a rise of 23.2 per ...

  5. Retail ideas man had surprise in store for his ex-boss

    Posted Jul 31st 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... of that amount, which means at least 35 stores.' The city's retail market is not what it was in 1993, when Mr Wang arrived in Shanghai to run PDS' first store in the city. The market ... of the competition or because they made the mistake of buying their own buildings instead of renting or investing in sectors outside their main business. Mr Wang is a maths graduate from Dong Wu University ...

  6. Developers see gold in fakes market

    Posted Jan 09th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Joffre. Over the road, the Ka Wah office building commands rents of US$1 per square metre per day, one of the highest in the city. A subway line runs under the site. The site has attracted ... of Jones Lang LaSalle, said the best use of the space would be for retail, then office and hotel and lastly residential. 'Within two-three years, the rental of Ka Wah will reach US$1.50 ...

  7. European discount chain challenges hypermarkets

    Posted Jul 18th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... of French retail giant Carrefour. In March, Dia set up a joint venture with Shanghai Lianhua Supermarket, the city's largest retail chain, with capital of 93.08 million yuan (HK$87.2 million), ... locations with low rent, a dense population and in areas with few supermarkets and hypermarkets,' he said. Dia said it could offer low prices by buying directly from manufacturers and selling ...

  8. OOIL pays 1.48b yuan for site in Shanghai

    Posted Feb 08th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... serviced apartments, retail units and a hotel on the site, with construction to begin next year. The starting price was 1.28 billion yuan, and there were two other bidders. Stanley Chan, managing director of Stanley & Partners, said the price of 6,200 yuan per square metre was reasonable. 'Commercial rents in the area are 60 US cents per square metre per day. If you add ...

  9. Surplus of shops sets off a chain reaction

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... announced it was closing 500 of its 800 stores after months of losses and rising debt. 'I hope this will serve as a lesson to other companies in the retail sector,' said Wang Dawei, chief ... also encouraged convenience stores because they employ thousands of the middle-aged women laid off from state factories and firms that have either shut or downsized. As Shanghai is the retail ...

  10. Citigroup pays US$50m for control of Shanghai tower

    Posted Nov 12th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... on their investment,' Miss Wong said. 'The investment funds buy the buildings, refurbish and upgrade them and then charge a higher rent. There is a lot of upward potential in this,' she said. She ... as long as the owner wants to sell. With the residential market weakening, the commercial market offers lower risk and more stable returns,' he said. Rents for such prime properties ...




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