Robert Ciemniak Moderating PERE Asia 2019 Tech Panel

Some practical insights and a reality check on proptech and all things tech for real estate on our panel earlier today at PERE Asia in Hong Kong – with Bernie Devine from Yardi and Sung Lee from Altus. Focus on solving a real business problem. Day to day operations efficiency rather than fancy-sounding tech. Automated valuation[…]

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

Greater Bay Area

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[…]

Cities Without Tiers: Greater Bay Area vs Others

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[…]

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[…]

Media news coverage of China: 2017 vs 2018

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[…]

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[…]