So what is the Lotus position?

Rumours continue that the carmaker is to be sold, sparking fears of another MG Rover debacle, but the company's owners... Continue reading >


Crafar farm buyer met the test

No application by a foreign investor looking to buy New Zealand land has attracted more attention than Chinese company Shanghai... Continue reading >


Insta-China?

Zuckerberg’s Instagram deal has Chinese angle Mark Zuckerberg likes a mission. Hence his promise that Facebook will make the world... Continue reading >


Asians buy half of new London homes

Luxury homes and yachts are seen in this aerial photograph taken over London, U.K. Photographer: Suzanne Plunkett/Bloomberg News Investors from... Continue reading >


New Zealand gives nod to China firm to buy farms

A Chinese investment company won approval for a second time on Friday to buy 16 dairy farms in New Zealand,... Continue reading >


Chinese to get their island in the sun

Lindeman Island is set to sell for about $12 million to Chinese investors who hope to tap the China ­tourism... Continue reading >


In the Press

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Rich, young Chinese are buying overseas properties on their smartphones

70 percent of Chinese millennials own a home, and they are increasingly looking to buy overseas real estate, reports The Wall Street Journal (9 May 2017). According to a recent HSBC survey,...

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Chinese investment in real estate grows to $32b: FIRB

The latest FIRB report revealed that Chinese investors have pledged to invest A$47.3 billion in Australia – $31.9 billion that will go into property developments, reports the Australian Financial Review (9 May...

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Is Calgary the next property hot spot for foreign buyers?

With Toronto and Calgary real estate markets overheating, lower-priced Calgary could see a surge in Chinese buyers, reports Maclean's (8 May 2017). However, the low-profile of the region does not make it...

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Why wealthy Chinese are lining up to pay $500k for U.S. visas

Chinese account for over 80% of the EB-5 visa program applications approved since 2011, and now the Kushner family wants to leverage the EB-5 to lure Chinese buyers to their New Jersey...

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