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China’s hometowns steal housing thunder

Publication date 15 February 2019 | 15:13 | ICT

The Spring Festival has come and gone, and China’s property industry is pondering if the real action is in lower-tier cities, away from the hustle-bustle of metros like Beijing and Shanghai.



  • Trends that shape VN property market

    Publication date 15 February 2019 | 15:09 | ICT

    THE Vietnamese real estate market remains strong this year since the economy continues to grow robustly and there is a lot of investment flowing into infrastructure, thus attracting both domestic and foreign investors.

  • Royal Group’s new 62-storey twin building project breaks ground

    Publication date 15 February 2019 | 12:48 | ICT

    A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Thursday for a $230 million 62-storey twin building project in Phnom Penh, scheduled to be completed by 2023.

  • Condo supply set to increase 120 per cent in Phnom Penh

    Publication date 14 February 2019 | 08:50 | ICT

    Condominium supply in Phnom Penh will increase by almost 120 per cent this year, leading to a slight decline in rental prices, according to a forecast report by property firm CBRE Cambodia released on Wednesday.

  • Lucky Realty CEO talks border towns

    Publication date 11 February 2019 | 13:59 | ICT

    While Cambodia’s real estate sector is currently seeing strong growth in coastal areas, an industry insider has said the two main international border checkpoint areas, Poipet and Bavet, have also been attracting more investors – bo

  • SK’s Hanwha Group and Hana Financial compete for Lotte Card

    Publication date 08 February 2019 | 13:10 | ICT

    ANTICIPATION is building up over who will become the new owner of Lotte Card, a credit card business owned by Korean-Japanese retail conglomerate Lotte Group that has been put up for sale.

  • Thai real estate firms recast their future in property technology

    Publication date 07 February 2019 | 14:20 | ICT

    INVESTMENT in proptech and start-ups show the path to sustainable growth for Thai property firms, as they look for both additional revenue sources and digital innovations that will help them meet the needs of their customers.

  • Quezon City houses, Makati condos Philippines’ ‘most searched’ in 2018

    Publication date 07 February 2019 | 11:25 | ICT

    PEOPLE looking for residential property last year were most interested in homes in Quezon City, indicating that the Philippines’ largest city remained the top choice for homebuyers and renters, according to online real estate platform Lamudi.

  • Vietnam’s property firms face financial difficulties

    Publication date 31 January 2019 | 16:52 | ICT

    HO CHI Minh City-based property developers listed their difficulties at a meeting between the Ho Chi Minh City Real Estate Association and city authorities on Wednesday.

  • Indonesian government urged to ‘relax foreign ownership’

    Publication date 31 January 2019 | 15:22 | ICT

    Indonesia Real Estate Broker Association (Arebi) chairman Lukas Bong has called on the Indonesian government to relax regulations on property ownership for foreigners to help the country’s property industry grow.

  • Foreign realty investors up in China

    Publication date 31 January 2019 | 11:20 | ICT

    FOREIGN investors have significantly increased their presence in China’s commercial real estate sector, investing 78 billion yuan ($11.5 billion) last year, a record since 2005 and up 61.5 per cent year-on-year, according to recent data.