Real Estate

World Finance speaks with Patrick Chovanec, Chief Strategist at Silvercrest Asset Management to find out how China’s property boom was a bubble waiting to burst

Collateral damage: China’s property market gets reality check

World Finance speaks with Patrick Chovanec, Chief Strategist at Silvercrest Asset Management to find out how China’s property boom was a bubble waiting to burst

China is bailing out the country’s heavily indebted local governments, relying on trusted methods to keep its financial system stable despite promises to allow market forces to play a greater role ...

Concern that foreign investors are pricing local buyers out of the real estate markets in major cities is provoking debate. But that shouldn’t detract from the real problems

Foreign property investment: what does it mean for economies?

Concern that foreign investors are pricing local buyers out of the real estate markets in major cities is provoking debate. But that shouldn’t detract from the real problems

The number of overseas property investors in cities such as New York (see side bar), London and Sydney has skyrocketed over recent years, as buyers from the likes of Russia, the Middle East and China flock to Western economies to capitalise on political s...

New market circumstances forced a rethink for companies and investors involved in European real estate. Those quick to adapt are likely to reap the rewards in the not-so-distant future

Europe’s real estate industry goes from strength to strength

New market circumstances forced a rethink for companies and investors involved in European real estate. Those quick to adapt are likely to reap the rewards in the not-so-distant future

The real estate investment industry in Europe is booming. In recent years, it has seen record levels of cash being ploughed into the market, much of it emanating from Asian investors looking to secure core assets in some of the regions most admired cities...

Against the backdrop of urbanisation, one of Asia’s largest real estate companies has shown how it pays to seize endless opportunities for integrated developments

CapitaLand expands its focus on integrated developments in Asia

Against the backdrop of urbanisation, one of Asia’s largest real estate companies has shown how it pays to seize endless opportunities for integrated developments

The rapidly growing ASEAN market offers infinite opportunities for real estate developers and fund managers. CapitaLand, a Singapore-based real estate firm that boasts a diversified portfolio as well as one of the largest real estate fund management busin...

Bribery has exposed Hong Kong’s precarious real estate market. The government needs to ensure it levels the playing field in an increasingly pricey market

Bribery plagues Hong Kong’s real estate market

Bribery has exposed Hong Kong’s precarious real estate market. The government needs to ensure it levels the playing field in an increasingly pricey market

The scramble for even the smallest piece of real estate in Hong Kong over the last few years has led to the island experiencing an ever-expanding property bubble. It has become so inflated that many people have become priced out of the market. While this ...

Drastic new directives have transformed the European real estate sector and many companies are scrambling to adapt. With further regulation on the horizon, companies must look forward to stay ahead of the game

Patrizia Immobilien helps companies stay ahead of real estate game

Drastic new directives have transformed the European real estate sector and many companies are scrambling to adapt. With further regulation on the horizon, companies must look forward to stay ahead of the game

The gradual introduction of regulatory changes since 2013 has sent seismic reverberations through the European real estate industry and forced many institutions to drastically alter their operations in order to comply. The new requirements have tightened ...

The retail industry is on the verge of a structural change. As shopping centres face the challenge of e-commerce, industry leaders must adapt to the evolving retail real estate market, according to TriGranit Marketing and Research

TriGranit: retailers must adapt to e-commerce revolution

The retail industry is on the verge of a structural change. As shopping centres face the challenge of e-commerce, industry leaders must adapt to the evolving retail real estate market, according to TriGranit Marketing and Research

Consumers are constantly evolving, adapting to the dynamic retail market and the rapid development of new technologies. With the type of visitor and the market changing so quickly, in-depth consumer research conducted on a regular basis is essential in or...

Wheelock Properties, a company committed to the development of premier commercial buildings, here showcases a landmark deal for Hong Kong, and the strategy and collaboration needed to complete it

Wheelock Properties makes biggest en bloc office purchase in HK’s history

Wheelock Properties, a company committed to the development of premier commercial buildings, here showcases a landmark deal for Hong Kong, and the strategy and collaboration needed to complete it

Hong Kong is an international financial centre with a well-established economy and legal system. The territory’s continued economic prosperity depends very much on its success in maintaining this status. To keep a competitive edge, Hong Kong must ensure...

The city of Cyberjaya has been identified as Malaysia’s tech-hub for quite sometime, but recent developments will take the city to the next level, writes Emily Cheng of Osk Property Holdings

Intelligent city Cyberjaya rises to become the ‘Silicon Valley of Malaysia’

The city of Cyberjaya has been identified as Malaysia’s tech-hub for quite sometime, but recent developments will take the city to the next level, writes Emily Cheng of Osk Property Holdings

Launched in 1997 by Malaysia’s fourth Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Cyberjaya is a well-planned, intelligent city, located midway between Kuala Lumpur city centre and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). Hailed as the ‘Silicon Valley ...

Existing home sales have fallen, but an 18 percent climb in the sale of new homes has offset the decline

US new home sales at a six year high

Existing home sales have fallen, but an 18 percent climb in the sale of new homes has offset the decline

Confirmation that the US housing market recovery remains on track came this week, when the Commerce Department announced that new home sales were up 18 percent from the previous month. August saw the market’s strongest sales pace in six years, and such ...

Rio de Janeiro is getting a face lift, courtesy of investors attracted to the city by the World Cup and Olympic Games. Rita Lobo finds out that not all urban redevelopment is welcomed by the local population

Olympics catalyst for Rio redevelopment

Rio de Janeiro is getting a face lift, courtesy of investors attracted to the city by the World Cup and Olympic Games. Rita Lobo finds out that not all urban redevelopment is welcomed by the local population

Like most other cities that have hosted important international events over the years, Rio de Janeiro is hoping to cash in on its skyrocketing profile. The Cidade Maravilhosa has been working tirelessly to shed its party-town image and emerge on the other...

The German real estate market is thriving in spite of difficult economic conditions

Why German real estate is a hot investment market

The German real estate market is thriving in spite of difficult economic conditions

The euro crisis dominated the 2013 investment market in Germany and throughout Europe. Economic instability in Europe, continuously low market interest and the prospect of an ongoing financial crisis led to a comparably slow investment market at the begin...

World Finance interviews Arthur Lang, Group CFO of CapitaLand, on Asia's burgeoning real estate market and potential future investments

Arthur Lang on Asia’s real estate market | CapitaLand | Video

World Finance interviews Arthur Lang, Group CFO of CapitaLand, on Asia’s burgeoning real estate market and potential future investments

CapitaLand has grown to become one of Asia's largest developers. Arthur Lang, CapitiLand Group CFO, talks about CapitaLand's focus on China and Singapore: China's five 'city-clusters' that are driving the real estate market, and how Singapore's low intere...

Though it has been around for 30 years, Patrizia is not going to rest on its laurels: it has begun a new programme of expansion and is already the fourth-largest real estate investor in Europe

German investor secures European foothold

Though it has been around for 30 years, Patrizia is not going to rest on its laurels: it has begun a new programme of expansion and is already the fourth-largest real estate investor in Europe

Patrizia Immobilien AG has existed for 30 years and, over the decades, a clear corporate focus has developed: residential real estate, chiefly in Germany. However, companies that want to achieve long-term success and growth must focus on the long-term dev...

As the French property market continues to plummet, construction has all but reached a standstill. The port city of Marseille is swimming against the current with an ambitious redevelopment plan

Redeveloping Marseille

As the French property market continues to plummet, construction has all but reached a standstill. The port city of Marseille is swimming against the current with an ambitious redevelopment plan

If ever there was an industry that embodied the phrase ‘boom and bust’, real estate is it. Since the housing bubble exploded in 2007, the average property has decreased in value by up to 20 percent. Some domestic markets have since bounced back, espec...

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