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  1. Business - China Business - SOVEREIGN WEALTH

    China may put foreign-exchange reserves into US real estate

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... alternative investments in the US, an effort by the country's foreign-exchange reserves manager to diversify away from US government debt, The Wall Street Journal reported last week, citing ...

  2. Property - International - INVESTMENT

    Singapore's billionaire Kwee family sets sights on China property deals

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 09:28pm by BLOOM

    ... in 2007, according to Pontiac Land. The building would reach 320 metres, about the height of the Chrysler Building, on a 17,000 sq ft lot on 53rd Street near Sixth Avenue, according to Hines. It would include 145 luxury condominiums, and 60,000 sq ft on the second to fifth floors for the museum to expand its galleries. The Wall Street Journal earlier reported Pontiac Land's ...

  3. Property - International - INVESTMENT

    Blackstone sells US property assets to refocus on Asia, Europe

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in the region," Schwarzman told analystsl. According to The Wall Street Journal, the private-equity firm is also in negotiations to buy Hong Kong-based China developer Tysan Holdings for US$2.5 billion. ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Innovative thinking creates solutions for small spaces

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 05:23am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... runs the studio Affect-T. Thin concrete walls, poorly sealed windows and exterior tile cladding mean Hong Kong flats are poorly suited to the city's climate. "A lot of people suffer ... they require more internal load-bearing shear walls. "The structural plan is highly coordinated with the layout plan," says Carlow. "It creates these incredibly rigid living ...

  5. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Low-key investor with a knack for big acquisitions

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 05:23am by Bloomberg

    ... should stay strong through 2015 and rents should increase. That said, with Wall Street not adding jobs in significant numbers, there will likely not be a big jump in rents." Werner got his ... a low-rise building on Church Street in Tribeca, Werner discovered information that warranted a price reduction, which one of his partners urged him to seek. He refused, saying his word was his bond, ...

  6. Business - Economy

    China tycoon Zhang Xin in deal for New York's GM Building

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 08:49am by Reuters

    ... on the GM deal, which was first reported by the Wall Street Journal, could not be reached for comment. Zhang and M. Safra and Co also could not be reached for comment. The deal for the GM stake ... trending up, according to the most recent figures from the Green Street Manhattan Office Price Index. Prices of office buildings in the New York Metro area were up 25 per cent year over year ...

  7. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Big bargains draw buyers

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 04:34am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... motivated short sellers- or those with a still-high percentage of underwater homeowners with negative equity." The Wall Street Journal followed with a report that Chinese bargain-hunters were ... and pushing prices up. "Interest from Wall Street, the most prolific of which has been Blackrock, has been focused predominantly on south and southwestern cities, which were hit hardest ...

  8. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea's Yeouido financial hub sees office vacancies rise to record

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

    ... brokerages' headcounts fell to the lowest since 2007. The office vacancy rate in Yeouido, home of the stock exchange and known locally as Korea's Wall Street, soared to 24.8 per cent ... Wall Street, hit a post-global financial crisis high of 11.6 per cent in the first quarter of 2010, according to Cushman & Wakefield. "New-building construction is lifting Seoul's ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Pet lovers take home cues from four-legged friends

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 01:03am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... said. So, what do they want? Because animals are individuals, Arquati says, there are no common themes. In general, though, a climbing wall is a considerate addition for an indoor cat, while ... darker-coloured or patterned upholstery is more forgiving, and can be compensated by lighter walls and ceilings. Choosing furniture fabrics with a subtle sheen, such as velvet, will also help to lighten ...

  10. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    JP Morgan mulls head office move

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 05:05am by Bloomberg

    ... headquarters at 1 Wall Street to a joint venture led by Macklowe Properties for US$585 million. BNY Mellon is moving to Brookfield Place, the lower Manhattan complex formerly known as the World ... yesterday. Citigroup, the third-biggest US bank, will move its New York headquarters from 399 Park Avenue to buildings it occupies on Greenwich Street in lower Manhattan, chief executive Michael ...




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