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Real Estate Brokers

Domestic demand boosts Singapore property growth

Singapore's property market is continuing to attract buyers and investors amid record-low borrowing costs and robust demand from its growing population.

Friday, 7 September, 2012, 11:38am

Building-up experience

Property Management Jones Lang LaSalle Real Estate Academy

More and more high-specification buildings are being developed across China, especially in the mainland.

To help property-management professionals keep up with new trends, Jones Lang LaSalle has established the Real Estate Academy, School of Property and Asset Management in Greater China.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:15pm

Key cities tipped to contribute12pc GDP

The local economies of the mainland's 50 major cities are growing at a rapid pace and will account for 12 per cent of global economic growth over the next decade, according to property consultant Jones Lang LaSalle.

21 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

BEST in West

Where will wealthy Chinese park their property investment dollars this year? According to forecasts by Colliers International, Canada should account for the top two spots.

Vancouver and Toronto will remain strong this year, followed by London and Singapore, Colliers says.

16 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Consultants foresee rise in revenues from China

International property consultants expect to see a significant rise in revenues from their businesses throughout mainland China despite the clouded outlook for the country's residential market this year.

22 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Digest

Secondary market home sales up 91pc in a week

15 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Colliers university: a class apart

What gives property sales managers the edge? At Colliers International, it's a combination of all the usual attributes - plus 'the time and resources that the company puts into training', says Piers Brunner, chief executive officer of Colliers International Asia.

26 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Digest

Residential rents tipped to hit new high this year

22 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Colliers optimistic on Beijing office rentals

Property consultant Colliers International is optimistic on the outlook for the Beijing office property market over the short to medium term, helped by strong economic growth and limited new developments in the pipeline over the next two to three years.

26 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

New HK$10m flat is a rubbish tip, says buyer

A home buyer said she was dumbfounded when she saw that her new HK$10 million home in Mid-Levels was still at the 'rubbish dump stage' - one month after she completed the purchase deal.

There is still no flooring,' said the buyer, who did not give her full name.

14 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Profit-taking behind 640pc surge in sales

A surge in profit-taking by foreign funds invested in mainland commercial property helped lift the value of deals in the sector in the first half of the year by a massive 640 per cent, to US$4.3 billion.

22 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

West End offices most costly

12 May 2010 - 12:00am

Consultants ride mainland growth

The pace of urbanisation on the mainland and buyer demand for properties built to internationally accepted codes is driving huge demand from developers for the services offered by professional property managers and consultants.

8 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Blackstone scraps 1.1b yuan Shanghai property deal as markets worsen

A 1.1 billion yuan (HK$1.25 billion) Shanghai property deal has been scrapped by United States private equity fund Blackstone Group, while a second remains under a cloud because of worsening conditions in global credit markets and arguments over pricing, according to sources.

13 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Venture to capitalise on Asian retail boom

New York-listed Jones Lang LaSalle and Colonial First State Property Management of Australia have entered into a joint-venture partnership to capitalise on the retail property opportunities in Asia.

The 50-50 joint-venture company, to be known as Sandalwood, will focus on consultancy, leasing, development and shopping centre management.

9 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

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