Real Estate and Furniture

Planning Application for Tamar Submitted

HONG KONG, Aug. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- On August 6, the Gammon-Hip Hing Joint Venture (the Joint Venture) submitted to the Town Planning Board a planning application relating to the Tamar Development Project. The public can now view the full submission at a dedicated website set up by the ...

2007-08-10 17:15 1029

E-House (China) Holdings Limited Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering on NYSE

SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- E-House (China) Holdings Limited (“E-House”), a leading real estate services company in China, announced today that its initial public offering of 14,600,000 American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”), each representing one ordinary share of ...

2007-08-30 12:17 1223

China Security & Surveillance Technology Announces Date for Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results

NEW YORK, Aug. 8 /XinhuaPRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Security & Surveillance Technology, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSCT), a leading provider of digital surveillance technology in China, today announced that it plans to report second quarter 2007 financial results on Monday, August 13, 200...

2007-08-08 04:00 912

David Tuffin Elected President of RICS

HONG KONG, July 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Mr. David Tuffin, President of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors ("RICS") for the 2007/2008 session, was inaugurated after the RICS Governing Council meeting on 17 July. He is managing partner of independent building and project consu...

2007-07-25 13:10 941

RICS Announces Formation of RICS China Board

For Formulation of Professional Strategies Tailored for The China Market HONG KONG, July 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors ("RICS") announces the formation of a new Board for RICS China. Nominations for positions on the new Board will be sought from the R...

2007-07-25 13:09 941

Arquitectonica Designs Symbolic Gateway Tower to Reem Island, Abu Dhabi

Tower among tallest in the country; architect going for LEED Certification MIAMI, July 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Designed to take full advantage of the commanding views of the Persian Gulf and Abu Dhabi, international architecture firm Arquitectonica has designed Sky Tower -- the 300-meter ...

2007-07-24 11:41 1234

McGraw-Hill Construction to Present Green Building and Energy Conservation International Conference, September 13-14 in China

NEW YORK, July 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Construction, the premier provider of construction information and intelligence in North America and part of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), today announced it will present "Green Building and Energy Conservation: The Talk, Practice a...

2007-07-18 09:10 975

Sunrise Real Estate Group Declares a 3% Stock Dividend

SHANGHAI, China, July 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sunrise Real Estate Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SRRE; website: http://www.sunrise.sh ) announced that on Monday, July 16, 2007, its Board of Directors declared a 3% stock dividend on its outstanding shares of common stock to be paid on A...

2007-07-17 20:00 1058

RICS Announces Messrs David Tse and Kenneth Chan elected as Governing Councillors representing Asia & Middle East Region

HONG KONG, July 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- RICS Asia Pacific announces today that Messrs David Tse (Chairman of Hong Kong Board) and Kenneth Chan (Re-elected Governing Councillor for Asia Region) have secured the only two seats available for RICS Governing Council (GC) in the Asia & Middle East ...

2007-07-03 12:00 1133

Starr International Acquires Stake in Discovery Russian Realty Paveletskaya Project

NEW YORK, July 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Starr International Company, Inc. ("SICO"), through its wholly-owned subsidiary Starr Investments Cayman I, Inc., acquired a substantial shareholding in Discovery Russian Realty Paveletskaya Project Limited, a real estate development company whic...

2007-07-04 10:04 1003

Score One to Partner with Major Developer in Shenyang with on Hand Projects Worth Over $175 Million

HONG KONG, June 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Score One Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SREA) announced today that it is in negotiation with a major developer in China, Shenyang Paliburg Plaza Limited (“SPPL”), for the development of Dalian Fengming International Recreation Town Phase II (“R...

2007-06-30 04:00 939

Group RCI and NorthCourse(SM) to Host 2nd Annual Middle East Leisure Real Estate Symposium

Agenda to Feature 2007 Research on the Leisure Real Estate Market and New Information on Property Legislation in the Middle East PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- NorthCourse(SM) Leisure Real Estate Solutions and Group RCI today announced they will host the highly anticipated...

2007-06-22 17:26 1135

KONE Wins an Order for the Delhi Metro in India

DELHI, India, June 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- KONE has won an order to supply all elevators for the second phase of the construction process of the Delhi Metro in India. The order is one of the largest single orders for KONE in India, including 162 elevators. In addition, KONE has been awarded t...

2007-06-21 07:00 1304

Simon Property Group Opens First Premium Outlet Center(R) in South Korea

INDIANAPOLIS, June 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its Chelsea division opened Yeoju Premium Outlets, the first Premium Outlet Center(R) in South Korea. The project is located on Expressway 50 -- a heavily traveled east-west highway -- appr...

2007-06-01 12:00 1241

Lincoln Institute Names China Program Director to be Based in Beijing

Rapid urbanization, Fiscal Policy Transformation to be Focus for Economist Joyce Man CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- In a major boost in its presence in China, the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy named Joyce Y. Man of Indiana University to be a senior fellow and director ...

2007-05-17 13:24 1104

KONE Delivers Elevators to Bangkok's Tallest Residential Building

SINGAPORE, May 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- KONE has won an order for the supply and installation of all the elevators in a prestige condominium development in Bangkok, Thailand, called the MET. When completed, the MET will be the tallest residential building in Bangkok. The installation of the e...

2007-05-16 10:05 1058

China Housing and Land Development, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2007 Results

First Quarter and Recent Highlights: -- On March 12, 2007 Company Announces the Acquisition of Xi'an New Land Development Co., Ltd (“New Land”) -- On May 19, 2007 Company Completes $25 million Private Placement with Institutional and Accredited Investors ...

2007-05-15 21:11 1140

Industry Parks in China Aim at a Better Future Through Innovation

BEIJING, May 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- CCID Consulting, China's leading research, consulting and IT outsourcing service provider, and the first Chinese consulting firm listed in Hong Kong, recently pointed out that industry parks of today should become more internationally-focused, and transfo...

2007-05-11 20:00 1201

New York Mets Select Otis' Gen2 Elevators for New Stadium

FARMINGTON, Conn., May 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Otis Elevator Company, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), won a $5 million contract to supply and install its environmentally friendly and energy-efficient Gen2(R) elevators for Citi Field, the new world-class home of the New York ...

2007-05-15 19:00 1552

China Housing and Land Development, Inc. Completes $25 Million Private Placement

Proceeds to be Utilized for the Xi'an New Land Development Co., Ltd Acquisition and for Working Capital Purposes XI'AN, China, May 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Housing and Land Development, Inc. ("China Housing") (OTC Bulletin Board: CHLN), a leading developer of residential an...

2007-05-10 18:00 1043