Tag: Real Estate/Construction
6 months ago
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Gaza Fighting Hits Historic Mosque as Battles Rage

Israeli forces are clashing with Hamas militants in the northern portion of the strip as pressure builds to end the war

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8 months ago
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Google, Lendlease Scrap $15 Billion Real-Estate Development in Silicon Valley

Decision follows tech company’s review of property investments in Bay Area

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8 months ago
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Meeting Between Biden, Australian PM Albanese Puts Focus Back on China

While war in Middle East draws attention, Australia and U.S. share goal of countering China’s influence in Asia and b...

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8 months ago
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China Stabilizes, in the Shadow of Country Garden and Evergrande

A record number of Chinese college students graduated this summer, but landing their dream job may be a long shot. WS...

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8 months ago
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China’s Country Garden Wilts

Country Garden, once seen as one of China’s most stable property developers, is now struggling financially, leaving t...

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11 months ago
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Another Big Chinese Property Domino Is Wobbling

Bonds of Country Garden, China’s largest developer by contracted sales, have been in free fall

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11 months ago
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Global Migration Boom Keeps Housing Costs High

Surging immigration is boosting rents and supporting home prices, complicating inflation flight

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about 1 year ago
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Don’t Bet on Strong Medicine for Chinese Housing

Some additional policy support now looks likely. But a lackluster recovery is still the most probable outcome.

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about 1 year ago
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China’s State-Owned Firms, Long Market Laggards, Are Suddenly Stars

Chinese official statements are full of warm feelings for business again, but investors are signaling caution

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about 1 year ago
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Evergrande Restructuring Is a Warning to China’s Other Creditors

Offshore creditors who lent the property developer billions are discovering they have little if any meaningful recourse

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over 1 year ago
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China Throws Developers a Lifeline, but Buyers Might Stay Cautious

Beijing eased its restrictions on the real-estate sector, sending shares of private property developer soaring, but r...

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over 1 year ago
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Brickworks Raises Dividend After Annual Profit More Than Doubles

Brickworks raised its dividend after its annual profit more than doubled on strength in building-materials sales and ...

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over 1 year ago
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WSJ News Exclusive | Tencent Considers More Stake Sales to Fund Share Buybacks, Future Growth

Tencent is looking into shedding more of its huge investment portfolio as the Chinese company tries to fund a series ...

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almost 2 years ago
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China’s Housing Market Is Still on Life Support

Until Beijing works up the gumption to intervene more decisively to restore confidence, the slow drift downwards of t...

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about 2 years ago
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Billionaire Likely to Sell AGL Stake if Demerger Goes Through

UPDATED: Billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes would likely walk away from AGL Energy if he is unsuccessful in corralling a...

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over 2 years ago
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Why Green Investors Are Buying Dirty Coal

Traditional power companies are hardly market darlings right now—and that is resulting in some interesting takeover bids

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over 2 years ago
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Weaning Europe Off Russian Gas Will Take Time

Pipeline diplomacy with Moscow has built an interdependence that will take years to unwind.

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over 2 years ago
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Evergrande Faces Forced Sale of Hong Kong Land It Pledged for Loan

Receivers have been appointed over land in Hong Kong that Evergrande used as collateral for a loan, but the sale of t...

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over 2 years ago
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Are Foreign Investors in China Second Class Citizens Now?

The battle for Evergrande’s assets is starting to heat up. Who is still standing when the dust clears will say a lot ...

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over 2 years ago
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Evergrande Gets a New Reason to Worry

The debt-laden property developer has come under tightening regulatory scrutiny, leading to nasty surprises.

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over 2 years ago
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As China’s Economy Falters, the Rest of World Looks Resilient

China’s shaky economy, and teetering property giants like Evergrande, are shaping up as major concerns for 2022. A fu...

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over 2 years ago
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Market Can Weather Evergrande Crisis, China’s Top Central Banker Says

People’s Bank of China Gov. Yi Gang also talks up Hong Kong’s role as an international financial hub.

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over 2 years ago
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Evergrande’s Haircut and Some Help for Chinese Banks

The beginning of the Evergrande endgame is finally edging into view, just as China moves more decisively into monetar...

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over 2 years ago
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Supply-Chain Woes Snarl Attempts to Tame House Prices

The rising costs of construction materials and labor shortages are complicating efforts to cool some of the world’s h...

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over 2 years ago
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Chinese Developers’ Funding Lifeline is Fraying

Chinese local governments are beginning to exercise stricter control over the use of funds from pre-sold apartments.

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over 2 years ago
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Vatican Nears Sale of London Building Ensnared in Corruption Scandal

The Vatican is close to a deal with two private-equity firms to sell a London commercial building at the center of on...

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over 2 years ago
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China Gets Slightly Less Tough on Property Developers

Chinese regulators are considering making it easier for developers to buy assets from struggling peers like Evergrand...

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over 2 years ago
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Bad News: Chinese Property Debt Is Even Higher Than Thought

Investors are starting to come to terms with an unpleasant reality in the wake of a missed payment by a Kaisa-backed ...

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over 2 years ago
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The Risks and Rewards of Playing Chicken With China

China has ways to confound speculators betting on Evergrande contagion—thanks to a broader, murkier regulatory toolki...

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over 2 years ago
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Evergrande Is Struggling to Sell Homes—and Its Assets

Evergrande’s difficulty in unloading even some of its best assets shows how long and painful a restructuring process ...

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over 2 years ago
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Evergrande Is Leaving Foreign Bondholders in the Dark, Advisers Say

Bondholder advisers said the embattled Chinese property developer isn’t sharing critical information on asset disposa...

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over 2 years ago
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China’s Property Fantasia Turns Nightmarish

Fantasia Holdings failed to repay a U.S. dollar bond on Monday, and many more developers that overextended themselves...

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over 2 years ago
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Selling Off its Property Services Won’t Save Evergrande

Teetering Chinese real estate giant Evergrande may be on the brink of selling a profitable unit. That may not be of m...

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over 2 years ago
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Evergrande to Raise $1.5 Billion by Selling Bank Stake to State-Owned Firm

China Evergrande plans to raise about $1.5 billion by selling most of its minority stake in a Chinese bank to a state...

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over 2 years ago
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Sunac Leads Rebound in Chinese Property Stocks

The real-estate developer played down a leaked request for government help, and the country’s central bank said it wa...

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over 2 years ago
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Evergrande Worries Help Fuel Selloff at Chinese Developer Sunac

Investors sold down securities after a leaked document showed a Sunac China Holdings unit asking for government help ...

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over 2 years ago
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Evergrande Is Only the Latest in a Chain of Chinese Debt Crises

The broader consequences for China’s economy may not be clear for a while, but recent history may help investors unde...

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over 2 years ago
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What China Must Do to Contain Evergrande Fallout

Biggest risk to China is from Evergrande’s small creditors, not its large ones.

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over 2 years ago
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How Beijing’s Debt Clampdown Shook the Foundation of a Real-Estate Colossus

In a risky race against time that ran for two decades, China Evergrande turned billions of dollars in borrowed money ...

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