China Overseas Land & Investment

COLI is an investment holding and property investment group. It was incorporated in Hong Kong in 1979, a subsidiary of China State Construction Engineering Corporation, the largest construction conglomerate in China. In August 1992, COLI was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, and in 2007 became a constituent stock of the Hang Seng Index.

China Overseas Land raises sales target as profit jumps

China Overseas Land says it added about 4.62 million square metres of gross floor area to its land bank in the first half. Photo: Bloomberg

China Overseas Land & Investment, the Hong Kong-listed mainland developer, raised its annual sales target by a fifth yesterday as it announced the possible injection of its parent company's real estate businesses into the firm.

Tuesday, 6 August, 2013, 5:02am

China Overseas Land H1 core profit rises 27pc

 A luxury residential project owned by China Overseas Land & Investment in Xian. The company’s 27 per cent rise in first-half profit outstripped market forecasts. Photo: SCMP

China Overseas Land & Investment, the country’s top property developer by market value, logged a 27 per cent rise in first-half profit due to strong sales in mid- and high-tier cities, where it priced its properties strategically to counter tightening measures.

5 Aug 2013 - 12:59pm

Signs of caution as directors sell options-related shares

A luxury residential project owned by China Overseas Land & Investment, which directors were top insider sellers in terms of value.

Directors remained cautious following the steep fall in the market with their buying contracting for the third straight week and the selling rising sharply last week, based on filings to the stock exchange from November 5 to 9.

12 Nov 2012 - 7:12am

Worst not over yet for mainland property market, says China Overseas Land

Kong Qingping, chairman of China Overseas Land, expects the firm to benefit from consolidation in the market. Photo: Bloomberg

China Overseas Land & Investment, one of the mainland's largest developers, says the worst is not over yet for the real estate market even though liquidity has improved.

25 Oct 2012 - 4:53am

Stocks dive on China, E.U. fears

Hong Kong's stock market resumed its downward slide again yesterday, with the benchmark Hang Seng Index suffering its fifth-largest fall this year after a warning about the euro-zone crisis by Germany spooked investors.

Also, Beijing yesterday said third-quarter gross domestic product grew 9.1 per cent, slower than the 9.5 per cent pace in the previous quarter.

19 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Executive sacked over Covec row

A senior executive of a state-owned Chinese engineering company has been dismissed for failing to fulfil contract conditions with the Polish government, business news portal Caixin Online reported yesterday.

26 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Market Calls

The mainland property sector lurches between two extremes: euphoric price rises and crushing anti-bubble actions by regulators. Even when it is riding high the industry is ever wary of the next clampdown on its credit, restrictions on new mortgages, or a vast state-led increase in land supply.

23 May 2011 - 12:00am

Developers unlikely to face rerating

The devastating earthquake in Sichuan was unlikely to have any immediate impact on credit rating for developers with projects in the province, although profit margins and operating cash flow would be under pressure from possibly rising costs, Moody's Investors Service said.

17 May 2008 - 12:00am

China Overseas Land tops 20b yuan in mainland sales

China Overseas Land & Investment, the Hong Kong-listed flagship of the mainland construction ministry, logged more than 20 billion yuan in mainland property sales this year, up more than 50 per cent from the year-ago level.

It credited the bonanza to the property boom, mainly in the first three quarters.

28 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Developers put plans into place for Xian

Top builders look to historic city for growth

The city of Xian has caught the eye of two of Hong Kong's top developers.

The Hong Kong-listed subsidiary of China's biggest construction group plans to spend 20 billion yuan on a development project in Xian, the capital of Shaanxi province.

18 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

China Overseas in US$230m Shanghai project

China Overseas Land & Investment, the Hong Kong-listed flagship of the mainland construction ministry, said it was teaming up with a JP Morgan real estate fund to develop a US$230 million project in the Luwan district of Shanghai.

5 May 2007 - 12:00am

China Overseas bond sale raises US$500m

China Overseas Holdings is raising US$500 million from selling bonds convertible into shares of its Hong Kong-listed unit China Overseas Land & Investment, according to a term sheet sent by JP Morgan to investors.

17 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Exporting homegrown skills

Local construction professionals are getting more of a chance to work globally as a major company seeks to use the cutting edge skills their Hong Kong training gives them to expand its overseas operations.

13 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Developer to double land bank purchases

China Overseas on the acquisition trail despite Beijing's austerity measures

China Overseas Land & Investment, a major property developer on the mainland, said it planned to almost double land acquisitions this year, despite the central government's measure to clamp down on developers who hoard land and housing supplies.

26 May 2006 - 12:00am

Developer mulls asset spin-off for realty focus

Property sales in Hong Kong and Macau see sharp increase as land bank grows

China Overseas Land & Investment, one of the biggest developers on the mainland, is considering a spin-off of its infrastructure assets in a restructuring that will free it to concentrate on real estate.

31 Mar 2006 - 12:00am