Tagged: real estate

Architecture & Urban Planning in China: Building Desert Ghost City as Critics Warn of Bubble 0

Architecture & Urban Planning in China: Building Desert Ghost City as Critics Warn of Bubble

Bloomberg’s Adam Johnson reports on the construction boom in Kangbashi, a city in China’s Inner Mongolia originally designed to accommodate around 1 million people that currently has about 30,000 residents […]

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Hotel industry experiences building boom 0

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Hotel industry experiences building boom

China is witnessing an unprecedented boom in hotel construction that is changing the face of the global hospitality industry. The country will have the highest number of hotels under construction and room openings in the world for each of the next two years, according to figures released by Lodging Econometrics, the US-based hotel retail estate market analysts […]

Living in China: Majority of Chinese still cannot afford home 0

Living in China: Majority of Chinese still cannot afford home

More than 60 percent of China’s residents cannot afford an apartment and the high property prices in the cities are curbing the nation’s urbanization process, experts said […]

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Chinese billionaires are booming 0

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Chinese billionaires are booming

People of Chinese origin have become the second largest group of billionaires behind the United States, Forbes China said recently […]

Architecture & Urban Planning in China: Urbanization to drive growth 0

Architecture & Urban Planning in China: Urbanization to drive growth

China’s urbanization will provide “sustainable investment” and become a key factor in bolstering the country’s growth during the coming five years […]

Living in China: property bubble in major cities growing larger 0

Living in China: property bubble in major cities growing larger

The property bubble in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen is growing larger, with the bubble index in Beijing exceeding that in Shanghai, according to statistics released by Midland Reality recently […]

China, Technology, Innovation & the Environment: Energy Data, Statistics and Analysis for Oil, Gas, Electricity, Coal 0

China, Technology, Innovation & the Environment: Energy Data, Statistics and Analysis for Oil, Gas, Electricity, Coal

Despite the economic slowdown in exports and domestic demand in the past year, China’s demand for energy remains high […]

Living in China: Shanghai’s prime housing prices soar highest globally 1

Living in China: Shanghai’s prime housing prices soar highest globally

Shanghai topped major cities around the world in 2009 by posting the biggest annual price increase for houses located in prime areas as China’s quick recovery from the global recession helped boost capital gains, according to a joint wealth report by Knight Frank and Citi Private Bank […]

Living in China: Property prices causing distress 0

Living in China: Property prices causing distress

Six out of 10 Chinese white-collar workers say they are feeling over-fatigued due to work and other pressures, a survey has found […]