"Caution" is a word commonly used by mainland developers when talking about their land acquisition plans this year. That bodes ill for some local governments that are under pressure to refinance.Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, 2:50am
Shanghai-based Greenland is speeding up expansion in Australia, setting its investment sights on Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney. The developer also plans to cash in some of its investment, launching units in Hong Kong and Singapore this month.7 Apr 2014 - 5:31pm
The decline in profit margins at Hong Kong developers is not unique to the city, as property companies in mainland China and Singapore also face pressure from the rising cost of land, construction materials and labour.19 Mar 2014 - 5:13am
New World China Land (NWCL), the mainland property unit of New World Development, said an estimated 6.27 billion yuan (HK$7.94 billion) worth of property sales will be booked in the second-half result for the financial year ending in June. That compares to 5.39 billion yuan of sales in the year-earlier period.26 Feb 2014 - 12:25am 1 comment
Ma Jiajia has suddenly become a famous - albeit controversial - figure in the mainland property market.
Born in the 1990s, she is the chief executive of a company that runs sex shops.
Ma was recently invited by China Vanke, the country's biggest home builder by sales revenue, to deliver a two-hour talk in which she claimed that her generation does not buy homes.26 Feb 2014 - 12:18pm 3 comments
China’s property trust sector will probably suffer more defaults in the next two years as thousands of small developers will be squeezed out of business by intensifying competition amid policy tightening by the government, industry analysts said.5 Dec 2013 - 11:25am
For Hong Kong developers seeking to speed up their forays into the mainland market, Wharf (Holdings) offers a good case study in its equity tie-up with Greentown China, industry analysts said.3 Dec 2013 - 10:40am
"Land kings" refers to a term for land transactions at record prices. Bigger and smaller players are entering the fray, added Alan Jin, an analyst at Mizuho Securities.5 Jun 2013 - 4:40am
Wuzhou International, which focuses on development and the operation of wholesale markets and commercial complexes in the Yangtze River Delta and Jiangsu province, begins the public offering today. It will close on June 5.31 May 2013 - 4:41am
Mainland developers' appetite for development sites is growing, with Beijing Fu Run Tian Cheng yesterday paying the highest amount in Shanghai, .4.6 billion yuan (HK$5.83 billion), for a commercial and residential site.30 May 2013 - 3:13am