A development site in Dublin will probably be offered for sale after fast-track planning was approved for the area, three people with knowledge of the matter said. It would be the largest asset of its kind to be put on the Irish market.
Mamoru Kohda, who scouts the globe for properties for Japan’s Daisho Co., began looking for a hotel in Singapore in early 2013. Within a year, the property investor and developer had acquired the newly opened Westin in the island-state’s financial district for a record price.
Oil executive Ben Kenny has spent two and a half years and $24 million improving his golf course along the banks of the Chattahoochee River, adding lakes, streams, a new putting green and driving range.
San Francisco’s tallest building will be named for Salesforce.com Inc. after the company said it would occupy more than half of the tower’s office space in a deal that sets a record for the city’s commercial rents.
John Wong, who leases offices in downtown Beijing’s new, 61-story Fortune Financial Center, has filled 60 percent of the space in the tower completed in September. He said he’s confident the rest will be snapped up.
A plan to build a skyscraper near Liverpool Street railway station, slated to be the tallest in the City of London, may be revived this year as rising occupancy rates in the financial district draws investors, according to Peter Rees, the City’s former planning officer.
The collapse of a Chinese developer in a city south of Shanghai foreshadows a shakeout among the nation’s almost 90,000 real estate companies as the government reins in credit and the housing market slows.
Royal Group Holdings Pte, the closely held company that owns The Sentosa Resort & Spa in Singapore, is in talks to buy a hotel in Kuala Lumpur from BlackRock Inc., according to a person with knowledge of the matter.