Nov 27, 2014

U.S. pending home sales slipped in October

The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes fell slightly in October as tight credit and lagging wages remained financial hurdles for would-be homebuyers. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index fell 1.1 percent in the ...

Jul 29, 2014

Zillow buying Trulia to build online real estate info titan

Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are combining. Real estate website operator Zillow Inc. is buying its rival in a $3.5 billion deal that will make the biggest player in the online real estate information market. Zillow ...

Mori eyes ¥1 trillion in projects ahead of Games

Jun 4, 2014

Mori eyes ¥1 trillion in projects ahead of Games

Mori Building Co., Japan’s largest closely held developer, is planning projects in central Tokyo worth an estimated ¥1 trillion with its partners, as the city prepares for the Olympic Games in 2020. Mori is opening Tokyo’s second-tallest building next week, and plans to develop ...

Mitsui Fudosan plans big share issue on Olympics

May 28, 2014

Mitsui Fudosan plans big share issue on Olympics

Mitsui Fudosan Co. plans to raise as much as ¥324.6 billion in the biggest share sale by a property company in Japan in at least four decades. The proceeds will be used for real estate development, as the company sees opportunities ahead of the ...