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When it comes to investing overseas, Chinese property hunters often head for global neighbours Australia, where they have spent more than $24bn.....
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Hilton Worldwide Holdings have announced the sale of the world-famous Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York for a staggering $1.95bn to Chinese investors....
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A survey published by researchers at China’s Southwestern University of Finance and Economics found 49 million sold but vacant.....
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The World Bank recently published a report that has sent a shockwave of speculation throughout the financial community.
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When the wealthiest industrialists and retailers start to sell off property at prices 30% less than those expected in 2013, you can be sure that there's trouble brewing in the real estate sector...
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During the financial crisis the reports were near constant of soaring Chinese home prices. Then the reports began to focus on the potential for a bubble and whether the government would intervene...
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Like most forms of property investment in the current climate there are 2 schools of thought on which markets you should invest in. You have those who believe that the flight to primary cities not only can't be ignored but shouldn't be strayed from, and those who continue to believe in emerging market growth potential...
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The world's highly mobile and rich population guarantees that luxury hotels will always be a lucrative property investment. However, hoteliers can't expect to demand top dollar if they don't have the perfect property in the right location...
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You should never put all of your eggs into one basket, or so the old saying goes. The Asian property market is no exception to this rule and while there is undoubtedly growth, several factors call for trepidation, if not outright concern...
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Beijing and Shanghai are two cities presenting significant property investment opportunities for British buyers. The cities recently sold...
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Manchester has been ranked as one of the world's top 20 real estate investment spots by Jones Lang LaSalle. The accolade was awarded based on the relative size of the city's economy...
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Buyers are now on the search for luxury when investing in property, according to new figures from Knight Frank. The Prime Global Cities Index for the third quarter of 2012 revealed that people are turning to high-end bricks and mortar...
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The Asian property markets have been making the headlines for the wrong reasons more often than right lately, but even in the face of government cooling measures and continued economic uncertainty, we are still seeing rising prices...
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After several months of sporadic reports indicating that Chinese property prices may be going back up, and intense debate over how the government would react...
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Chinese real estate prices are falling because the government wants them do, and it doesn't care about the wallets of investors only about the prosperity of the nation...
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In the reports that prices had risen in May, sources including Soufun the largest real estate website in China, and leading business paper the China Business Herald put the growth down to fine tuning of the property market restrictions at local authority level...
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Chinese house sales and prices rose sharply in May according to a whole host of reports. Any one of several reports will confirm the growth, but some reports differ on predictions for the future...
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According to a new report from China's largest real estate website Soufun Holdings Ltd, homes sales in the country turned positive again in May, with month on month growth recorded across the country...
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Chinese house prices have been falling for several months now and registered their first annual decline in April according to official data. But according to the latest data the commercial sector is rallying...
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Global funds have been quick to seize on the new increase in opportunities to invest in commercial property deals in China, as cash-strapped developers sell-off assets to survive the current slowdown...
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If the Asian property boom were a man, it would be one of those guys you see on the televised body building competitions, ripped, rippled and pumped but just a little bit grrr at the same time. If it were a novel...
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Last week 400 homeowners stormed the office of Baoyi Real Assets in Ningboo a town in the Zhenai district and smashed the place up. The protesters then went off to block the nearby expressway...
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The Chinese government's property curbs continue to have a worsening effect on property prices according to new data, which also shows that the effects are having their intended effect as well...
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China, China, China, oh crystal china ball please give us a sign; will the Chinese government's measures stifle foreign investment in Chinese real estate?
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Chinese property prices continue to fall, but the government remains stalwart in its determination to maintain the stranglehold it has on the once-runaway market...
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It has been said that a government has limited control over what it can do to influence things like property price growth, but this isn't so in China, it has near-total control. After easing us in gently from April 2010...
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According to new data from Jones Lang la Salle the growth in prime office rents in Q4 marked the 8th consecutive quarter of growth in the sector. The data shows that prime office rents were up 0.8% in Q4...
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Over the course of 2011, prime office markets around the world put in a strong performance, recording six per cent rental growth in the final quarter of the year, compared to the same three-month period in 2010....
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Concerns surrounding a looming crisis in China's property sector and the subsequent negative impact this could have on the rest of the economy, has been the subject of conjecture in the International press for the past few months...
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There are signs that growth in the Chinese hotel market may be slowing down, largely as a result of reduced demand. Research published last month by STR Global showed that, during October, occupancy levels at Chinese establishments dropped by 2....
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The Savills World Class Index, which covers premier residential property locations around the world, has revealed that a gap is opening up between the "old world" and "new world" economies...
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Prime real estate assets in Hong Kong have experienced the highest annual growth rate - reaching 16.1 per cent - in the second quarter of this year...
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Investors are still being drawn into Asia-Pacific commercial property markets, with a new report showing that during the second quarter of the year...
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The Jones Lang LaSalle Global Market Perspective has described global real estate markets as following "a resilient recovery path during the second quarter"...
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Property investors in Europe are becoming increasingly interested in Asian markets, a senior executive at Savills has claimed. Speaking at the Reuters Global Real Estate and Infrastructure Summit..
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According to official statistics, real estate investment growth in China sped up in the first five months of the year. Growth of 34.6 per cent was recorded, from a rise of 34.3 per cent in the first four months....
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As the Chinese government introduces further measures designed to cool the country's buoyant residential market, a growing number of investors are looking at the opportunities available to them in the commercial sector....
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Following a period of decline in the wake of the global financial crisis, Dubai is making a comeback as a real estate investment destination...
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Real estate analysts have forecast that the Chinese government will introduce further measures to cool its property market. Property price growth in the country slowed in March, but values were still up from a year earlier...
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The Chinese government has no further plans to tighten the property calming measures that are currently in place, it has been claimed. However, it is believed that banks will be required to follow strict lending procedures when agreeing rates with potential homebuyers....
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Direct investment from foreign buyers in China soared to its highest level ever last year, new figures have officially revealed. The news highlights the growing confidence and sentiment held in the country's economy, despite the government implementing a number of cooling measures last year....
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The Chinese government has announced that it is planning on introducing further legislation and regulatory measure to help cool the overheated real estate sector....
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European investors are set to benefit from the growth of emerging markets from around the world, it has been suggested. Emerging markets remain strong, according to Guido Stiel, Asian equities expert and co-fund manager of the Allianz RCM BRIC Equity fund....
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Real estate consultancy firm Jones Lang LaSalle has announced the fastest growing office markets worldwide, with Dubai surging in front. The total area of occupied Grade A office space in the region increased by 2....
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Overseas buyers continue to be tempted by the prospect of quick returns in Asian property markets, despite fears of bubbles forming. Official figures show that foreign direct investment in China grew for the 13th straight month in August....
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