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CDL launches campaign to woo Hong Kong and mainland China tourists

City Developments Ltd (CDL), a major developer in Singapore, is launching an aggressive push to market its joint-venture luxury hotel to lure travellers from Hong Kong.

28 Jan 2015 - 6:43pm
CDL's Aloysius Lee gears up for next challenge after steering S$3 billion project in Singapore

Five years ago, Aloysius Lee Tse-sang returned to Singapore from Hong Kong after serving as chief executive of South Beach Consortium, a joint venture formed by City Developments Ltd (CDL) and...

28 Jan 2015 - 6:46pm
CDL's Aloysius Lee gears up for next challenge after steering S$3 billion project in Singapore

Gains in London's home values slowed to an annualised rate of about 5 per cent in the fourth quarter as high prices and curbs on mortgage lending cooled the market, Hometrack said.

28 Jan 2015 - 6:00am
CDL's Aloysius Lee gears up for next challenge after steering S$3 billion project in Singapore

Investors are going to pour an estimated US$58.5 billion into global real estate this year because property is more attractive as an asset class given the low interest rate environment, weak bond...

22 Jan 2015 - 7:01am
CDL's Aloysius Lee gears up for next challenge after steering S$3 billion project in Singapore

Asking prices for homes in Britain rose this month as an overhaul of the property-tax system lowered costs for prospective buyers.

21 Jan 2015 - 6:00am
Survey shows Chinese can afford to pay more for homes

To gauge the buying demand of mainland Chinese for domestic and overseas residential property, the South China Morning Post and consultancy Century 21 China Real Estate have partnered on a...

21 Jan 2015 - 6:00am

Sales of existing homes in Canada slumped in December, led by declines in Calgary and Edmonton, as tumbling oil prices hurt home buyer demand in the resource-dependent region of the country.

21 Jan 2015 - 7:54am


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Asian cities may flaunt the bright lights and bling of vertical urban development, but Ester van Steekelenburg, a Dutch urban planner living in Hong Kong, is less than impressed.

14 Jan 2015 - 6:00am

Canada, Australia and New Zealand are in the top ranks of the developed world's most overpriced housing markets, according to Deutsche Bank.

14 Jan 2015 - 6:00am

Savvy Seattle-area real estate agents have gained an advantage by paying attention to the growing connections between China and Washington state.

21 Dec 2014 - 8:02am

Japan seems to have the right mix for developing a vibrant short-term home rental market: a rapidly growing tourism industry, a cheap currency and - unlike many countries - eight million vacant...

17 Dec 2014 - 7:37am

Canadian home prices fell last month in their first monthly decline in a year, the Teranet-National Bank composite house price index shows.

17 Dec 2014 - 7:37am

A record flow of investment into the European real estate market is a selling call for some players who will then buy less hotly chased assets and turn them into trophy properties.

17 Dec 2014 - 7:37am

For global capital on the hunt for a home, the solidity of bricks and mortar in a mercurial monetary environment has been irresistible.

17 Dec 2014 - 7:37am

British house prices extended their longest stretch of gains since before the financial crisis as London rebounded from a slowdown earlier in the year, according to Acadata and LSL Property...

17 Dec 2014 - 7:37am

Singapore's second-largest property developer City Developments Ltd (CDL) plans to raise about US$1.1 billion from a group of investors and banks including Blackstone Group to fund global...

17 Dec 2014 - 6:32am

Singapore home sales fell to the lowest this year in November as the government's lending curbs stemmed purchases.

16 Dec 2014 - 11:43am

A tax increase on the purchase of high-end properties imposed by British finance minister George Osborne could deter people from buying the most expensive homes, London-focused housebuilder...

10 Dec 2014 - 6:08am

Ivanhoe Cambridge, the real estate arm of Canada's second-largest pension fund, is looking to re-enter the London office market as part of a broader plan to build up assets in 15 key cities, its...

10 Dec 2014 - 6:08am

The Spanish region of Andalusia agreed to sell real estate to WP Carey for €300 million (HK$2.9 billion) in a sale-and-leaseback deal that is the largest-ever for public property in the country....

10 Dec 2014 - 6:08am

Canadian housing starts rebounded as expected in November and building permits edged higher in October, suggesting the housing market held momentum heading into the traditionally slower winter...

10 Dec 2014 - 6:08am

One in five housing markets in the United States are now less affordable than their historic average as price gains outpace income growth from New York to San Francisco.

10 Dec 2014 - 6:08am

Australia's prudential regulator has urged banks to limit growth in home lending to investors to 10 per cent a year and said it will step up oversight of mortgages amid surging house prices in...

10 Dec 2014 - 3:53am

An election year and an unwelcome tax: that's the double whammy facing the London property market in 2015.

3 Dec 2014 - 7:34am

Offshore investors are once again focusing their attention on Japanese real estate and this time around, the composition of buyers is different when compared with the last international buying...

3 Dec 2014 - 7:34am

Singapore developers struggling to sell apartments in their home market are buying property overseas, turning the island state into the largest foreign investor from the region this year.

3 Dec 2014 - 7:34am

British Prime Minister David Cameron introduced an expanded version of the Help to Buy home-loan programme a year ago, saying it would boost ownership among young people. It is not working.

3 Dec 2014 - 7:34am

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