MioTech Article on REF: How Data Is Changing The Real Estate Game

Looking back at our past predictions at Real Estate Foresight, and how data and analytics can empower human decision making in China housing markets. Data doesn’t need to be perfect to be highly valuable when augmenting human expertise. Thanks to MioTech, the leading AI venture in financial analysis in Asia, for interviewing Real Estate Foresight[…]

Robo-Reports In Action On Greater Bay Area

Our AI / robo-analysts in their daily scan of the latest local news and announcements in China’s Greater Bay Area (GBA) filter out the most relevant headlines for real estate markets, picking up first-hand intel such the recent news on some banks in Shenzhen lowering the mortgage rates reducing the premium over benchmark from x1.2[…]

REF Analysis On GBA Featured in South China Morning Post

Real Estate Foresight’s analysis of land acquisitions (residential and mixed-use) in the Greater Bay Area by major developers featured in SCMP today: https://www.scmp.com/business/article/2186844/property-giants-including-china-vanke-country-garden-splash-out-us16

From Our 7th Annual China Property Outlook Conference

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[…]

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[…]

China ULTRA – Urban Long Term Rental Apartments: Primer on Rental Housing

A potentially massive change is underway in the housing markets in China. The great policy push by the government from the very top since mid-2017, and the bottom-up need driven by affordability problems and changing mindsets have taken the rental housing market centre stage in the China property sector. Yet has anyone really figured out how to[…]

Takeaways from the Shanghai conference, chaired by Robert Ciemniak

On June 28 in Shanghai, Robert Ciemniak, the Founder-CEO of Real Estate Foresight, chaired the annual ‘PERE Investor Forum: Shanghai’, a gathering of 100 or so players in the private equity real estate sector focused on China. Quite a different market landscape from a year ago. Less outbound and more inbound interest, with much tighter[…]