Wednesday , January 22 2020

Real Estate

China’s super wealthy are twice as likely to have real estate to thank, reports UBS

Bloomberg China’s wealthy families are twice as likely as global peers to have made their millions in real estate, according to a report co-authored by UBS Group AG, which found an increasing focus on wealth preservation and succession. Almost 30% of participants surveyed said their family wealth came from property, ...

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India builder blames government for not paying debt on time

Bloomberg Peninsula Land Ltd, an Indian property developer, blamed overdue rent from prime minister Narendra Modi’s government for missing a 23.5 million rupees ($330,000) debt payment. It couldn’t pay State Bank of India (SBI) on time because India’s tax departments, which had leased office space from Peninsula, were delaying rent ...

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Commercial property markets in London all set for revival in 2020

Bloomberg London commercial real estate deals look set to pick up in 2020, with the political uncertainty that has plagued the market for more than three years finally starting to lift. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has a commanding majority in Parliament after his Conservative Party’s election triumph, allowing him ...

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India’s construction, property industries in trouble: Rajan

Bloomberg India’s real estate, construction and infrastructure industries are in “deep trouble,” and non-bank finance companies which lend to these sectors should have their asset quality reviewed, former central bank Governor Raghuram Rajan said. There is also “significant distress in rural areas,” Rajan wrote in an opinion piece in India ...

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