Tag: China

IOREC: Property Sector In Mauritius a Profitable Investment.

The sluggish global economy has not left the property sector unscathed, but the high-end estate market on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius is showing remarkable resilience. Murray Adair, CEO of the Indian Ocean Real Estate Company (IOREC) who is developing several luxury resorts in Mauritius in partnership with Flacq United Estates Limited (FUEL), says […]

Investors From China and India Take More Risks

Investors in rising markets such as China and India have a much greater desire for risky investments than their counterparts in developed markets, new research has shown. Wealthy investors in developing nations are more likely to increase the level of risk to their portfolio, with 43% of those in the United Arab Emirates, which contains […]

KFH To Invest $275 Milliion In Real Estate Project

Kuwait Finance House, the Gulf state’s biggest bank by market value, said it will invest $275 million in a real estate project in China as part of plans to boost its exposure to Asia. KFH has signed a deal with China’s Nan Hai Corp to invest in the $3 billion Peninsula real estate development through […]

Indian Realty Need Chinese Rules

It’s now quite evident that real estate companies are in for some difficult times. CRISIL not only foresees a delay in many planned and ongoing projects, it believes several players are over-leveraged and that the combination of sluggish demand and rising costs will lead to a shakeout. In particular, residential complexes, funded largely by customer […]

Irish Life To Invest In Commercial Property In Asia and Europe

Investors in this country are known to have an appetite for exotic investments. Irish Life is tapping into this by giving investors an opportunity to invest in commercial property in Asia and Europe through two new funds from Irish Life — Eurasia Property Fund and Eurasia Property Plus Fund. Irish Life is partnering with Hendersons […]

British Midland Expecting Forty Investors In Next 3 Years

British Midland, a UK government-funded organisation, dedicated to attracting international businesses to the region comprising East Midlands and West Midlands, is eyeing around 40 investors from India across various sectors in the next three years. East Midlands Development Agency’s Director David Wallace said,”We are looking at investors especially in sectors such as automotive, aero-space, transport […]

Chinese Suppliers Behind India Retail Story

During a visit to China some eight months back, Mr. Samar Sheikhawat, vice-president – marketing, Spencer’s, was talking to a local supplier for shop fixtures. The supplier inquired about the exact quantity Spencer’s needed. “Fifty containers,” Mr. Sheikhawat answered, a bit tentative for he wasn’t sure whether such a ‘huge’ order could be serviced by […]

Mapletree Starts Third Property Project In China

Mapletree, a property investment unit of Singapore state-owned Temasek Holdings, announced on Monday that its private real estate fund, Mapletree India-China Fund (MIC Fund), is developing a property worth US$320 million in China’s Guangdong Province. This is MIC Fund’s third investment in China after its investments in a residential and retail development in Xi’an and […]

Industrial Rent Gets Double In Mumbai

Mumbai’s industrial property rents almost doubled last year, rising at the fastest pace in the world. According to an international report, annual industrial rents in India’s financial capital surged to nearly 80 euros (127 dollar) a square meter. Global average rents rose by more than 6 %, outpacing the 4.5 % increase in 2006, with […]

Wait and watch before investing

An international real estate agent Knight Frank predicts that the Indian property boom which lasted for the majority of 2007 is likely to continue into 2008, but it could be tempered by the credit crunch. For the same reason he advising buyers to “wait and watch for a month” before deciding to invest.