CapitaMalls bullish on mainland

Singapore-listed shopping arcade developer CapitaMalls Asia remains optimistic about the outlook for the mainland's retail property market despite slowing economic growth.

Tuesday, 10 July, 2012, 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

In an article headlined 'Boom time for centres of attraction' published on B1 last Saturday, it stated that property developer Outlet (China) Limited is backed by Beijing CapitaLand. It should have said Beijing Capital Land. The error occurred in the editing process.

11 Apr 2012 - 12:00am


Also known as the 'Garden City', because of its pleasant living environment, Singapore's booming property market was widely tipped to stall this year following the global financial crisis. Some forecast a price drop of up to 10 per cent this year, saying the top-performing luxury sector could not be immune. Despite a slow December and January, this does not seem to be the case.

30 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Lifestyle International wins bid for Shanghai site

Lifestyle International, one of Hong Kong's largest department store operators, was yesterday awarded a commercial site in Shanghai after a winning 2.467 billion yuan (HK$3.02 billion) bid in a government tender.

15 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Development scramble

Singaporean property developers are scrambling to overcome the challenges of a restricted skyline with innovative and fresh developments that cater to a population hurtling into an era of socio-economic liberation, upscale lifestyles and high-profile entertainment.

28 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

On the Move

Henry Chin Head of Asia-Pacific research and strategy PREI

17 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Building corporate values starts at inbox

While there is no shortage of books by chief executives of top companies, Building People - Sunday Emails from a CEO takes a different form. Liew Mun Leong's offering is a compilation of e-mails that he wrote to staff every Sunday as president and chief executive of Singapore's CapitaLand.

18 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Lai See

Renaissance man ricky wong squeezes strauss into extracorporate time

Ricky Wong Wai-kay, the chairman of City Telecom, continues to stake his claim as the renaissance man of Hong Kong industry.

24 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

CapitaLand buys 20pc of Macau Studio City

CapitaLand, the Singapore-listed property firm controlled by government investment arm Temasek Holdings, will pay between HK$658 million and HK$1.11 billion for a 20 per cent stake in the Macau Studio City casino resort.

10 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Clarke Quay revamp is food for business

BILL GRAHAM, co-owner of two restaurants at Clarke Quay, is a happy businessman. The S$80 million (HK$393.69 million) revamp of the entertainment and leisure quayside strip along the Singapore River by landlord CapitaLand will be completed in October, but revenues have already grown

35 per cent this year.

9 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Friendship has the right credentials

Apprentice Terry Wong Chi-wai, who went within inches of his best day at the races at Sha Tin on Sunday, can continue his recent purple-patch of form when he partners front-runner Friendship in the middle leg of tomorrow night's Triple Trio at Happy Valley.

6 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

CapitaLand forms venture in Sichuan

CapitaLand and Chengdu Zhixin Industrial, Sichuan's largest developer, formed a joint venture that will expand the Singapore-based real estate firm's mainland investments to include the fastest-growing city in China's western region.

31 May 2006 - 12:00am

Singapore developer to spin off mainland retail reit

CapitaLand, the biggest developer in Southeast Asia, plans to spin off a China real estate investment trust comprising more than US$1 billion worth of mainland retail properties by year-end.

The Singapore-listed developer, which has been eager to expand its retail portfolio in China, has more than 21 shopping centres in provincial cities across the mainland.

18 May 2006 - 12:00am

Guangzhou warns off property purchasers

Price rises of up to 40 per cent for some of Guangzhou's prime properties over the past year have prompted authorities to recommend home buyers delay purchases for three years.

The price surge has also prompted the Guangdong Land Resources Department to assure the public there is an ample land supply and that the government will act to regulate the market.

11 May 2006 - 12:00am

CapitaLand deal buoys Lai Sun firms

Shares of Lai Sun's group of companies gained as much as 14 per cent yesterday on rumours that CapitaLand might buy a stake in the group's mainland development arm.

The Singapore-listed developer was in talks with Lai Sun Group's mainland unit Lai Fung Holdings for a second property project in China and the deal could result in issuing new shares, market sources said.

10 Mar 2006 - 12:00am