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  • 03 Mar 2009

    Boost for Chinese Real Estate Industry

    boost chinese real estate

    The Chinese real estate industry is set to receive a much-needed boost which may include an easing of restrictions on the purchase of second homes, the expansion of funding channels for developers and a further cut in the taxes and fees associated with property purchase in China.

    The plan is part of

    ... [Read more]
    Category: China Property
  • 18 Dec 2008

    China Smashes Interest Rates

    peoples bank of china

    In the midst of a crumbling economy, The People's Bank of China has slashed interest rates by more than one per cent – the largest rate cut in 11 years..

    Whilst this latest cut is the fourth interest rate cut from the Chinese central bank in the last ten weeks, economic growth remains stalled and the

    ... [Read more]
    Category: China Property
  • 15 Dec 2008

    New Shanghai Tower To ‘Pierce China’s Clouds’

    shanghai tower tallest china

    If you like the high life, you may be interested to hear that construction has started on what will be China’s tallest building, Shanghai Tower and one of the ten tallest buildings in the world...

    Designed by Texan Architect Marshall Strabala, of Gensler Architects, the 120 storey Shanghai Tower (pic

    ... [Read more]
    Category: China Property
  • 04 Jul 2008

    Marketing To Chinese Tourists

    china tourism marketing

    The World Tourism Organization recently conducted a study which projected that China would become the one of the largest markets for tourism within the next seven years. The total revenue from tourism in China last year was well over $150 billion.

    At last months International Tourism Fair in Beijing,

    ... [Read more]
    Category: China Property
  • 20 Mar 2008

    Chinese Tourist Trade Fails To Take Off

    china beach resort yalong bay

    When you consider that the Chinese tropical hotspots of Hainan and Yunnan attracted some 18 million tourist visitors last year, yet only 750,000 were from foreign lands, the problem starts to become a little clearer. While China has so much to offer and is investing billions of dollars into its inf... [Read more]
    Category: China Property
  • 21 Feb 2008

    Shanghai Restricts Foreign Property Buyers

    Shanghai’s government is reportedly attempting to open the domestic property market up to locals by introducing new legislation which would see a ban on purchases by all foreigners and non-permanent Chinese citizens in the city.

    According to reports, the Shanghai Housing, Land and Resources Bureau (S
    ... [Read more]
    Category: China Property
  • 18 Feb 2008

    Hong Kong Tops the 2008 Index of Economic Freedom

    Hong Kong Harbour View
    Photo courtesy of ixfd64 

    Hong Kong has been rated as the most economically friendly country in the world by the The Heritage Council released its 14th annual 2008 Index of Economic Freedom last week and it certainly makes for some interesting reading. The index takes 162 countries and compares them,
    ... [Read more]
    Category: China Property
  • 02 Nov 2007

    Is The Red Hot Chinese Property Market Cooling Down?

    chinese property market

    As property watchers the world over have their eyes glued to the US sub-prime rollercoaster, it seems that another big player is about to fall foul of overenthusiastic property speculation and dodgy lending habits. Faced with rampant inflation, skyrocketing property values, no-deposit loans and 400%... [Read more]
    Category: China Property
  • 29 Aug 2007

    A Guide to China Property Investment

    China View
    Photo courtesy of Xiaming

    From its unique cuisine to its incredible sights, China has appealed to Westerners for centuries.  This country has stolen the heart of many an adventurer and now it is winning the confidence of property investors.  Indeed, China property investment is a very appealing prosp
    ... [Read more]
    Category: China Property
  • 05 Jun 2007

    London 2010 logo outrage puts sale of Beijing Olympic tickets on sidelines

    beijing 2008 olympic logoThe sale of tickets for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics which went on sale today seems to have been sidelined somewhat by the furore which has been unleashed upon the London 2012 Olympic Organisers who are in the midst of a publicity nightmare. The official logo of London 2012 Summer Olympic Games ... [Read more]
    Category: China Property
  • 05 Jun 2007

    Beijing Olympic tickets go on sale in Hong Kong

    beijing 2008 logoIt's official, tickets for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Summer Games go on sale from June 5th in Hong Kong, according to the China Travel Service, the official ticketing agent of the Beijing Olympic Games. A 3-phase ticketing sales operation is in place with 7 million affordable tickets on sale now. 75%... [Read more]
    Category: China Property
  • 01 Jun 2007

    All Beijing Olympic Venues Under Construction

    With just 433 days to the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics Games,the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games confirmed earlier this month that all thirty-one of the Beijing-based venues are now under construction. Temporary venue for the triathlon event and urban road cycling course begun in earnest ... [Read more]
    Category: China Property
  • 24 Apr 2007

    Macau attracts foreign investment through gaming

    Macau’s gross gaming revenues total 18 billion patacas in first quarter
    ● Macau is a small special administrative region in China well-known as offshore financial centre / tax-haven
    ● Biggest attraction is gambling industry and 25 casinos, vistors from mainland China, tourists from Hong Kong and Taipe... [Read more]
    Category: China Property

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