Property sector is most ‘zombified,’ rate hikes will be risky: Kearney

There’s a “big risk” of real estate companies filing for insolvency when interest rates rise, according to a partner at consulting firm Kearney. Nils Kuhlwein pointed out that the global…

Google expands London property empire with $1 billion office purchase

The Central St Giles building in London. DavorLovincic | iStock Unreleased | Getty Images Google has bought a colorful office space in London for $1 billion while it waits for…

Shimao says it’s in talks for property sales to help with debt problems

An elderly couple walk past a sign in front of Shimao Tower, developed by Shimao Group Holdings Ltd., in Shanghai, China, on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg…

China’s property problems spread to once-healthy developers like Shimao

InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland, a luxury hotel developed by Shimao and managed by IHG, opened in 2018 and is pictured here on Oct. 11, 2020. Costfoto | Future Publishing | Getty…

China property developers may face greater scrutiny: Portfolio manager

China’s property developers could come under greater scrutiny for flouting environmental laws, as Beijing steps up efforts to reinforce rules, according to one portfolio manager.  The latest move by Chinese…

Property Stocks Sink After Demolition Order: Evergrande Update

(Bloomberg) — Chinese developer shares dropped following local media reports that China Evergrande Group has been ordered to tear down apartment blocks in a development in Hainan province. Evergrande halted…

Rapid delivery ‘arms race’ drives up London commercial property rents

A worker fulfills orders at a Gorillas “dark store” in London’s trendy Shoreditch district on May 20, 2021. Hollie Adams | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON — A battle to…

Third-Party Property Management Isn’t as Simple as It Seems

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. One of the first questions CRE entrepreneurs must deal with when entering the industry is how to manage their properties. Some property…

China’s property developers have more than just big bond payments coming up

Migrant workers build a scaffold at the construction site of Huayang Commercial City Phase II in Huai ‘an City, east China’s Jiangsu Province, Feb. 7, 2021. Costfoto | Barcroft Media…

A Property Tax Money Machine Crushes Families

(Bloomberg) — Trinity Smith lost her home in Detroit because of unfairly high property taxes—and in the process, she handed over thousands of dollars to a multibillion-dollar money machine that…