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REAL ESTATE

Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 20, 2022
It's not just China homebuyers. Now property suppliers are boycotting loans.
The payments protest is the latest sign of how a movement by homebuyers to boycott mortgages on unfinished homes in China is spreading to affect other sectors in the economy.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 20, 2022
Xi faces surprise revolt from Chinese homebuyers on mortgage boycott
Ordinary Chinese people are publicly revolting, with rapidly escalating boycotts on mortgage payments spread across at least 301 projects in about 91 cities.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Jul 19, 2022
Japan offers subsidies for home purchases by child-rearing families
The subsidies are also intended to promote the fight against global warming, in line with the government goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to effectively zero by 2050.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 15, 2022
China property crisis is spiraling with homebuyers’ boycott
Mounting signs of stress this week in an industry that accounts for about a quarter of the world's second-largest economy are roiling China's credit markets.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 13, 2022
Chinese homebuyers across 22 cities refuse to pay mortgages
The payment refusals underscore how the storm engulfing China's property sector is now affecting the country's middle class.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 8, 2022
Cheaper yen lures Hong Kong's rich to Japanese real estate
International property agents said sales have increased this year as the yen fell to multi-decade lows against the Hong Kong dollar.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 1, 2022
Japan's average land price up 0.5% in rebound from pandemic hit
While 20 of the country's 47 prefectures have seen increases, 13 more than in 2021, prices have continued to fall in others.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 14, 2022
Amazon builds property empire, quietly buying land across the U.S.
Amazon plans to use much of the real estate for a new generation of towering fulfillment centers that can store a wide variety of products close to customers in populous areas.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Okinawa
May 2, 2022
Chatan resort thriving as symbol of Okinawa’s growth, 50 years after reversion
The town, home to the American Village commercial and entertainment complex, has seen its finances strengthen thanks in part to an increase in property tax revenue from inbound companies.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 20, 2022
Wealth shock: Property bust in small Chinese cities rattles households
Homeowners are battling a rare property market downdraft that's eroding the wealth of millions in the world's second-largest economy.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 29, 2022
In Istanbul and Dubai, Russians pile into property to shelter from sanctions
While Turkey and the UAE have criticized the Russian offensive, Ankara opposes non-U.N. sanctions on Russia and both countries have relatively good ties with Moscow.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Mar 22, 2022
Japan land prices rebound a year after pandemic broke six-year uptrend
The land ministry said it had observed a recovery trend, driven by housing demand in urban areas, as the influence of the pandemic is waning.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 5, 2022
London’s billionaire playground challenged by war’s reality
Putin's invasion of Ukraine, and the subsequent targeting of Russia's overseas money, threatens to end the British capital's near 50-year run as the plutocrat's playground of choice.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Feb 11, 2022
Debt fears swirl around another developer as China property woes deepen
Concerns over the financial health of Logan Group have shaken investor confidence in what was seen as one of China's stronger developers.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Feb 1, 2022
Tycoons keep building Hong Kong offices as vacancies jump
The oversupply underscores an unprecedented challenge to property developers as they grapple with an expat exodus and some of the world's harshest border controls to curb the virus.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 28, 2022
Opaque governance has investors eyeing other data to see if China housing clampdown is easing
Money managers are looking at indicators such as sales data, household loans, bond sales and equity placements for a more detailed picture of developers' funding stress.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jan 25, 2022
Apartment prices in Tokyo exceed bubble-era high to hit record
Rising demand from dual-income households and increasing construction costs are boosting the capital's once-moribund housing market.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Jan 14, 2022
Xi reshapes China property market, paving way for state dominance
While the endgame is still unclear, China watchers predict that the days of blistering home-price gains and debt-fueled building sprees by billionaire property tycoons are set to fade.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 12, 2022
World’s worst-performing bank lent billions to China Evergrande
Battered by mounting losses on loans to developers including China Evergrande Group, China Minsheng Banking Corp. saw their stocks tumble 31% in the 12 months through last week.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 5, 2022
Plan to demolish 39 towers in Hainan pose latest threat to Evergrande's fortunes
The order is among the most extreme in a spate of government actions to seize the firm's property and land holdings, underscoring risks to its most-prized assets.

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