Tag: Residential Building Construction
6 months ago
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Don’t Buy China’s November Recovery

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

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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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7 months ago
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It’s Too Soon to Bet on China’s Housing Turnaround

Chinese housing stocks jumped after an unconfirmed report of stronger support for the market—and very poor housing data

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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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Beware a Chinese Fall Stall

Sudden weakness in October purchasing managers indexes raises prospect of another stall-out like the one that deraile...

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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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9 months ago
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Does China’s Property Bust Make a Financial Crisis Inevitable?

Perhaps not—if Beijing plays its cards right. But serious damage to the nation’s prospects is still likely. A look at...

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10 months ago
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Dates, Coffee and Camels—Saudi Arabia’s Sovereign-Wealth Fund Bets Big at Home

Saudi Arabia plans to build Neom, a futuristic megacity in the middle of the desert. But residents resisting eviction...

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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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Behind Ukraine’s Deadly Drones: Putin’s Invasion and Biden’s Limits

Russia blamed Ukraine for an alleged drone attack that struck a building in Moscow’s business district. The same buil...

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12 months ago
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Why Economies Haven’t Slowed More Since Fed and Others Hit the Brakes

Pandemic effects and government aid are blunting impact of higher rates, for now

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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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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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In China’s Property Sector, There Is Nowhere to Hide

A default by CIFI Holdings, one of the handful private developers approved by China to issue state-guaranteed debt, i...

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almost 2 years ago
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China’s Housing Crisis Keeps Brewing in Beijing’s Weak Tea

Reports of a government backstop for new bond issues by stronger developers have lifted shares. But such measures loo...

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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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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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Sunac Isn’t Evergrande—But It Is on Shaky Ground

Property developers that partied the hardest during China’s housing boom are naturally set for a more painful hangove...

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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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almost 3 years ago
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China’s Property Curbs Send Economic Tremors

Beijing’s pressure on the real-estate sector is being widely felt, raising questions about how much economic pain Chi...

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almost 3 years ago
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Evergrande’s Grand Finale Won’t Be Pretty for Investors

Even with recent asset sales, Evergrande’s financial hole remains very deep. Beijing has good reasons to ensure that ...

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almost 3 years ago
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China Evergrande Says Construction of Some Projects Has Stalled, Warns of Possible Default

The cash-strapped developer said work has been suspended on some of its real-estate projects after it delayed payment...

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almost 3 years ago
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Chinese Property Giant Warns of Losses After Cutting Apartment Prices

China Evergrande said its flagship property business incurred a rare loss in the first half of 2021, another setback ...

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about 3 years ago
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Chinese Property Bonds Are Hot, Defaults Aside

Yield-hungry investors are still snapping up Chinese property bonds, despite a recent string of defaults, tighter reg...

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about 3 years ago
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To Cap Emissions by 2030, China Must Rein In Steel

Flashy targets to reduce steel output this year are making news, but to really curb steel demand—and emissions—Beijin...

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