A worker on a crane at a construction site in front of Lujiazui financial district in Shanghai on July 16 2020. Photo: Reuters A worker on a crane at a construction site in front of Lujiazui financial district in Shanghai on July 16 2020. Photo: Reuters
A worker on a crane at a construction site in front of Lujiazui financial district in Shanghai on July 16 2020. Photo: Reuters

Investors are piling into China’s offices, shops and retail space, defying spending slumps across Asia-Pacific real estate markets

  • Second-quarter investment volume jumped 95 per cent to US$8.4 billion compared with last year, according to data by Real Capital Analytics (RCA)
  • First-half volume fell 23 per cent from last year to US$14 billion, owing to nationwide quarantines to contain the coronavirus outbreak in the first three months

Topic |   China property
A worker on a crane at a construction site in front of Lujiazui financial district in Shanghai on July 16 2020. Photo: Reuters A worker on a crane at a construction site in front of Lujiazui financial district in Shanghai on July 16 2020. Photo: Reuters
A worker on a crane at a construction site in front of Lujiazui financial district in Shanghai on July 16 2020. Photo: Reuters
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