Monday , July 23 2018

Real Estate

Singapore home sales drop due to ‘ghost’ month

Bloomberg Singapore home sales fell in September as developers marketed fewer projects in a month considered inauspicious by Chinese homebuyers. Developers sold 657 units last month, down from a revised 1,246 in August, according to Urban Redevelopment Authority data released on Monday. That’s the lowest sales since January. A total ...

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Aldar awards AED745mn contract for The Bridges

Abu Dhabi / Emirates Business Aldar Properties PJSC (‘Aldar’), Abu Dhabi’s leading listed property development, investment and management company, appointed Construction Group Contracting House (CGCH) as the main contractor and early works package provider for an AED 745 million contract at The Bridges, its mid-market residential development on Reem Island. ...

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Chinese cities tighten property sale rules

Bloomberg Several large Chinese cities including Shijiazhuang, Chongqing, Nanchang, Nanning and Guiyang are imposing restrictions on home resales as part of the nation’s campaign to cool its heated property sector. Chongqing will ban sales of new and existing residential properties in downtown areas within two years of purchase, according to ...

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‘Hong Kong, Shanghai property at risky level’

Bloomberg Asian property prices have reached risky levels, especially in Sydney, Hong Kong and Shanghai, according to S&P Global Ratings. “Asset prices, especially property prices, today are as stretched as they were before the Asian crisis,” Elena Okorochenko, head of Asia-Pacific ratings said at a conference in Singapore on Wednesday. ...

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