Australia in the Asian century

Australia is determined to take advantage of the Asian boom, and some of the first steps are happening in classrooms.... Continue reading >


WSJ

Hong Kong government imposes tax on foreign property buyers

The Hong Kong government implemented a 15% property tax on all foreign purchases, leading to sharp declines in residential property... Continue reading >


Dezeen

Satellite city for 80,000 people to be built near Chengdu, China

 (Image: Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture) The building of a high-density 80,000 person, car-free, "satellite city" are set to... Continue reading >


China Daily

Investment from China in US reaches record high

In just the first 9 months of 2012, the Chinese hit a record high of US$6.3 billion of direct investment... Continue reading >


WSJ

Where well-off Chinese are looking to immigrate

Many wealthy Chinese are looking into Cyprus, Singapore and Australia because of the attractive investment immigration programs offered.  There are... Continue reading >


SCMP

US developers increasingly design with the Chinese in mind

 (Photo: Lambert Ranch) Devlopers are building luxury projects catered to Asian lifestyles with lucky numbers and strategic water features... Continue reading >


In the Press

The New York Times

In Greece, an economic revival fueled by ‘Golden Visas’ and tourism

Less than a year after Greece emerged from a multibillion-euro international bailout, Athens is witnessing an investor boom. Carrie Law, the chief executive of Juwai.com, a Hong Kong-based real estate investment group,...

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China millennials buying Asian property online

Thailand was the most popular destination last year for Chinese buyers searching through Juwai.com, a site for international properties. Buyers from mainland China and Hong Kong bought about 15,000 new Bangkok apartments,...

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Are foreign bargain hunters fuelling West Vancouver luxury real estate recovery?

Fuelled by a sudden spike in China-based buyers, the West Vancouver luxury housing market is bouncing off the bottom, according to China’s largest real estate portal and West Vancouver agents. Carrie Law,...

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Property Report

Canadian condos a hit with non-residents

Condominium units in British Columbia, Ontario and Nova Scotia are proving most popular with non-residents and fetching higher prices than those owned by residents, according to a report issued yesterday by the...

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