Tuesday , June 18 2019

Real Estate

China researcher sees downside risks in realty sales

Bloomberg There are downside risks for the China property market in the second quarter because of the tightening measures that have been reintroduced to some cities, a Chinese government researcher said. The curbs in first-tier cities are limiting property sales’ growth, Zhang Changcai, deputy director general at the Information Research ...

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Emaar’s new Dubai tower to be ‘notch taller’ than 828-metre Burj Khalifa

Bloomberg The tower designed by Spain’s Santiago Calatrava Valls that will be the centrepiece of Emaar Properties’ Dubai Creek Harbour development will be taller than the 828-metre tall Burj Khalifa. “It will be a notch taller than the Burj Khalifa,” said Emaar Properties chairman Mohamed Alabbar speaking at a briefing ...

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Investors approve Marriott’s $12.4bn Starwood takeover

Bloomberg Marriott International Inc.’s $12.4 billion acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Inc. was approved by shareholders of both companies, cementing a deal to create the world’s largest hotel operator following a tumultuous bidding war. Holders of more than 97 percent of Marriott shares voting at a company meeting, representing ...

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