Real Estate Foresight Updates, Media Coverage, Conferences
The interest in the Guangdong – Hong Kong – Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA) has been on the rise since the release of the official blueprint on February 18. Real Estate Foresight with the sister venture Robotic Online Intelligence are pleased to announce the launch of GBA Intelligence – a set of daily scans of news and announcements (‘robo-reports’) from[…]
Commenting on China housing on CGTN: the weekly data for 14 major cities suggests a sharper 30% sales decline over the weeks around the Chinese New Year vs a year ago, though the full 2018 was a record high in commodity housing sales at a national level. Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAKvTzrhZVo
You may have read already that the official outline of the development plan for the Guangdong – Hong Kong – Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA) was finally been published earlier today (the source read in CN). We have been building the data, analytics and our robotic intelligence systems to support clients’ interest in GBA. QUICK HIGHLIGHT: WHERE[…]
China Cities Without Tiers: The Greater Bay Area cities as a group enjoy the highest house price levels compared to other major groups of cities (see the chart on the left), even though the price growth has slowed down most since the policy tightening started in 2016 (chart on the right). The traditional breakdown of[…]
Here are 48 forecasts by the participants of our 7th annual conference yesterday, in one artful form, predicting the monthly movements in the year-on-year growth for the China house price index for 100 cities. Quite a range of views…
From our 7th annual China Property Outlook seminar by Real Estate Foresight, held yesterday in Hong Kong. Delighted to see 60+ attendees, ranging from foreign institutional investors to Chinese developers. The overall sentiment for China residential market in 2019 more negative (from the high base), but with highly diverse views among participants, with no lack[…]
Here’s an interesting comparison of the most frequently used words in the major Western media headlines covering China in 2017 vs 2018, based on around 30,000 headlines we have monitored. The words highlighted in red in the wordcloud on the left were in the top 20 in 2017 but not in the top 20 in[…]
We were at the Singapore Fintech Festival Nov 12-14, 2018. Turned out to be probably the largest fintech event in the world. Exhibitors mainly in payments and banking, compliance and security, blockchain but data and analytics ventures also quite well represented.
The 4th Annual ‘China Districts’ Report By Real Estate Foresight Predicts Future Hotspots In The Housing Markets
Here are the highlights from the 4th Annual ‘China Districts’ Report By Real Estate Foresight: — Jintang County in Chengdu, Xinzhou County in Wuhan, and Huangpu District in Guangzhou are the top picks — Analysis based on price and volume performance metrics across 170 districts in 20 major cities in China — In hindsight: predictions made a year ago have[…]
Robert Ciemniak, the Founder-CEO of Real Estate Foresight, was quoted in the Bloomberg article “China’s Rental Surge Is a Gordian Knot” about the rental housing market in China, in a story about the rising rents: China’s Rental Surge Is a Gordian Knot It’s hard to decree and investment boom while holding prices down […]
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