Real Estate

Kaisa Group Holdings Ltd.’s City Plaza development under construction in Shanghai, China, on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images BEIJING — Chinese real estate developer Kaisa announced Thursday plans for paying back investors, temporarily alleviating concerns about a default as China’s property sector continues to face pressure. Kaisa’s Hong Kong-listed
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In a recent article we looked at the poverty rates across all 50 U.S. states. Now, using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2019 and 2014 American Community Survey, Five-Year Estimates, we’ve analyzed all major American cities (those with populations of at least 100,000) in terms of the percentage of their populations living below the
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Germany’s central bank warned Thursday about skewed valuations in the housing market, calling it a “specific vulnerability” as property prices continue to soar. “We have basically seen all indicators — prices, credit — those indicators kept increasing in Germany and you don’t really see a big effect of the pandemic,” Claudia Buch, vice-president at the
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Commercial real estate financing structures often include not only mortgage loans but also mezzanine loans. These latter loans are secured by pledges of ownership interests in the mortgage borrower. If the mezzanine loan defaults, the mezzanine lender can foreclose on the ownership interests in the mortgage borrower. Through that foreclosure, the mezzanine lender, or sometimes
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Victor F. “Trey” Trahan III, FAIA, the founder and CEO of Trahan Architects, has been selected as this year’s Laureate of The American Prize for Architecture by both The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. Trahan Architects is a global architecture firm with
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The logo of China Evergrande is seen at outside China Evergrande Centre building in Hong Kong, China September 23, 2021. Tyrone Siu | Reuters BEIJING — Highly indebted property developer China Evergrande will likely default because the company has essentially lost its main business, S&P Global Ratings analysts said in a report Thursday. Evergrande was
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Topline While investors have shied away from China given the country’s recent regulatory crackdown—and especially the troubles in its real estate sector—global asset manager T. Rowe Price says that the near-term volatility creates an “attractive” investment opportunity going into next year. Key Facts Globally, investors have been finding it much easier to invest in companies
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Privately tucked away on a country lane that meanders off of Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles is a small community of 16 secluded homes that has attracted world-famous politicians, actors and industry leaders.   One house on the sparsely populated lane was previously the home of former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and his ex-wife, journalist Maria
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As with much of London, the streets and structures of London neighborhood, Belgravia, are rich with a storied history—but while many can boast noteworthy pasts of royalty and nobility, none perhaps has quite as auspicious a future.  Initially developed in the 19th-century by Marquess of Westminster, Robert Grosvenor, Belgravia’s noble roots have remained a through-line—several
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