The rapid economic development of China, as well as its urbanisation, is on a scale that is hard to fathom for people from occidental countries, reports New Zealand Property Professional Magazine (Summer 2015). “What most westerners fail to realise is how quickly China has built its cities”, said Simon Henry, Co-Founder of “Over the past 30 years, more than 500 million people have moved into its cities from farms. China has now 16 cities that are larger than New Zealand’s total population,” he added. [This article is available in print only].