Posts filed under: Asia

It is no longer a secret that Asian investors have a tremendous appetite to acquire New York and US real estate. I am pleased to say we have completed well over $3 billion of transactions with Asian investors over the last...
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More luxury real estate developers and realtors are applying feng shui principles to ensure positive “energy” — and attract Chinese buyers. This year, China surpassed Canada as the foreign country spending the most on residential properties in the U.S., comprising...
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Real estate in Asia can be somewhat volatile, but even a cursory study shows how it can sometimes be rather predictable. “Now more than ever, investors in the Asian property markets are looking to policy makers to offer clues as...
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The Hong Kong residential sector bounced back for the second month running, helped by the highest luxury sales this year, the latest market analysis shows. On the back of strong demand, mass residential prices have already risen 7% in the...
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    Extremely rich people buy cars, house and lots or luxury timepieces to celebrate their bountiful wealth. Extremely rich people from mainland China, on the other hand, buy private islands. In China, instead of getting luxury cars or prime...
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    Singapore architect Chan Soo Khian is fast making the Big Apple his main hunting ground, with four projects under his belt in New York this year alone. As well as two condominiums in the west side – one that...
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    Swire Properties has sold a duplex apartment at the ultra-swanky Opus Hong Kong in Mid-Levels for HK$497 million, setting a record as Asia’s most expensive flat. The 5,188 sq ft duplex flat A, on the ground and first...
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    Earlier this year, I blogged about the excitement in China generated by the news that its Dalian Wanda Group planned to invest $1.09 billion to build and operate a luxury hotel in London. At the time of their...
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    HONG KONG—In showing an apartment of 180 square feet, a real-estate agent explained that all furniture essentially has to be made to order and described the window sill as a potential area for “entertainment.” The apartment, in a...
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    High above Hong Kong, on the city’s iconic Victoria Peak, sits an elite enclave of new mansions, each outfitted with a swimming pool, grand ballroom-size living rooms and spectacular ocean views. Three homes in the Twelve Peaks development...
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