Zheng Yangpeng

Chinese property investment to drop to ‘normal level’, says top adviser

Real estate investment, a key pillar of China’s economy, is expected to fall back to a “normal” level – about 2 to 3 per cent growth – in the second half of this year, according to a top Chinese...

China’s home prices continue to cool in January

China’s residential property market continued to lose heat in January, with 14 out of 15 cities under the government’s scrutiny reporting declining or unchanged prices, in the latest evidence that...

Xishuangbanna in a property boom as Beijing chokes on smog

Sun Wei, a sale manager with Ping An Real Estate Co., travels frequently between Beijing and Xishuangbanna in southwestern China’s Yunnan province. Her company sells luxury villas, mostly to buyers...

Rapidly growing digital economy set to give China 415m jobs, account for nearly half of GDP

China’s digital economy, already home to the world’s largest population of internet and smartphone users, is likely to create 415 million jobs by 2035, bolstering technology’s share to 48 per cent of...

Long-term, multi-sized stylish rental spaces prove attractive options for China’s young urbanites

A 10-minute walk from Guomao, Beijing’s central business district and an enclave for hundreds of thousand of office workers, an imposing building with a bright green-white facade stands apart from...

Theme parks, pension homes and malls: China developers turn to niche projects as cooling measures dim outlook

Amid heightened government controls on the property market and a dimmer outlook for the sector next year, talk of “transition” and “differentiation” has resurfaced among China’s real estate...

Shenzhen tops Chinese cities in terms of home price risk, says think tank

Shenzhen has the highest home price risk among mainland Chinese cities, followed by Xiamen and Shanghai, according to the country’s top think tank. The conclusion came from studying each city’s...

Property counters outpace losses in China stock market

A number of real estate stocks in China on Wednesday defied the overall market by hitting their daily trading limits before the market retreated slightly in the afternoon. Greenland Holdings,...

Top China developers battle for Beijing land site in sign of increasing competition amid red hot property market

Land put up for auction in Beijing’s northwestern Haidian district failed to find a buyer on Wednesday after bidding hit a price ceiling set by the municipal government as it expands efforts to cool...

The rise and rise of commercial property management firms in China

Virginia Huang has amassed nearly 20 years of top-level commercial real estate industry knowledge, and is the longest serving member of the CBRE team in Beijing. After joining the firm in 1997, she...