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business today 17.05.2012
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Real estate prices touch sky, experts rule out price bubble

Plaza Centers Group appoints Pioneer Property Zone to manage its 1st mall in India

In its first ever Indian investment, the Plaza Centers Group has appointed Pioneer Property Zone (PPZ), shopping mall developer and manager, for their upcoming mall Koregaon Park Plaza in Pune, India. Property Zone will implement strategies and look after financial management of the mall for growing the asset performance.

Lower property values open doors to developers

The commercial property developer SOHO China Ltd has inked another deal to acquire a pricey plot of Shanghai real estate in an attempt to become a more prominent player in the city's business districts.

URA announces changes to Housing Developers Rules

SINGAPORE: The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has announced changes to the Housing Developers Rules (HDR) that will take effect from 18 May 2012.

China’s rich tapped by property developers

Henny Sender Financial Times 07.03.2012
China’s rich tapped by property developers

Chinese property developers are finding new ways to circumvent government restrictions and obtain financing to keep their building projects alive.

Property Report by Kotak Institutional Equities

Despite constant rhetoric on reduction of debt in the past several quarters, real estate companies are yet to deliver. In 3QFY12 also, net debt for the larger companies has remained broadly flattish qoq. In the case of DLF, even though the company sold Rs12 bn worth of assets, net debt remained flat. Sales momentum in NCR/Mumbai remained weak while Bangalore-based players have maintained their sales run-rates. DLF sales volumes appear robust on account of plot sales which in our opinion are dictated by need to speed up cash flows (land sells faster). We maintain our long-held positive view on Bangalore-based developers with Sobha being our top pick as it is best-positioned to generate cash flows and hence deleverage.

Union move lifts property in UAE

The National 23.01.2012
Real-estate pins hopes on the Budget  Real-estate pins hopes on the Budget

Developers are keen that the Government considers the concerns of both realtors and end-users. With the Union Budget for 2012-13 in the offing, the real estate sector is hoping for announcements that will benefit the sector. The sector, which has gone through a tough business cycle impacted by a prolonged slowdown that hit sales volumes and the overall prices, has begun to find its feet again.

Union move lifts property in UAE

Property and construction stocks edged the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) higher yesterday after Union Properties replaced a key executive.

Vietnam developers seek new cash in joint ventures

As banks are becoming increasingly stingy to lend out money, Vietnamese developers are searching for joint venture opportunities to tap into new fund supplies, reported CB Richard Ellis.

Stark outlook on Malaysia’s residential property sector

CIMB Research rates the property sector in Malaysia as ‘overweight’ and also maintains its ‘outperform’ rating on all developers.

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