[WASHINGTON] US homebuilding rebounded less than expected from a nine-month low in July, suggesting the housing market was likely to tread water for the rest of this year against the backdrop of rising construction costs and labor shortages.
UNDER normal circumstances, the six-bedroom ocean-front home on Oregon's northern coast would be a sought-after haven for summer beachgoers.
THE owner of a Starwood-branded hotel in Taiwan said on Thursday that it will terminate its contract with Marriott International, in protest over the US group caving in to Beijing's pressure to list the island as part of China.
SOME of the biggest names in New York real estate, including SL Green Realty Corp and Vornado Realty Trust, have signed on to an ambitious plan to reduce energy use in the city's larger buildings by 20 per cent by 2030 - with some "wiggle room".
A FREEHOLD commercial corner development site with a 40-metre wide dual frontage along Serangoon Road and Petain Road has been launched for sale via an Expression of Interest (EOI) exercise by marketing agent JLL.
BRITISH construction firms are taking a more sensible approach to big projects, pursuing profitability rather than growth at any price, after paper-thin margins helped derail rival Carillion, the boss of contractor Balfour Beatty said on Wednesday.
WHEN Pan Sutong, the billionaire chairman of Hong Kong investment conglomerate Goldin Group, splashed out a reported HK$2.5 billion (S$437.9 million) for a home in the exclusive enclave of Deep Water Bay last year, he saved himself a cool HK$370 million in tax.
NEW tightening measures imposed on business apartment developments in Shenzhen, China's Silicon Valley, could seriously undermine some developers' cashflow as they find they may have fewer saleable assets than anticipated.
FOR the first time in about a decade, property heavyweights CapitaLand and City Developments are teaming up for a project in Singapore.
CITY Developments Ltd (CDL) has made the first purchases on the open market in its inaugural share buyback exercise.
A CAPITALAND and City Developments Ltd (CDL) tie-up has clinched a commercial and residential site in Sengkang Central. Their winning bid of S$777.78 million works out to S$923.59 per square foot per plot ratio (psf ppr) for the 99-year leasehold site next to Buangkok MRT Station.
MAINBOARD-LISTED construction and property company Keong Hong Holdings got the main contract for a residential project in MacPherson's Mattar Road, which is being developed by a consortium it is part of.
[TAIPEI] The owner of a Starwood-branded hotel in Taiwan said on Thursday it will terminate its contract with Marriott International, in protest over the US group caving in to Beijing pressure to list the island as part of China.