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China property still attracting big money players

China property still attracting big money players

China’s ghost towns may spook retail investors, but big money players are still targeting the mainland’s property sector. For one, Ivanhoe Cambridge, the property arm of Canada’s second-largest pension fund Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, is looking to increase its investments there. While acknowledging that the mainland suffers from “shadow cities” and overbuilding, “we have also seen a ...

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Top UK markets for property investment

Experience Invest looks at the best UK property investment markets When considering buying a buy-to-let property, investors should try to look for a balance between low property prices and high rental returns. London-based property agent, Experience Invest has rounded-up the top UK markets for property investment based on rental returns. MANCHESTER Manchester is widely known as the UK’s second city. ...

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Conservatives’ London mayoral candidate calls for more affordable homes in London in housing bill

Conservatives’ London mayoral candidate calls for more affordable homes in London in housing bill

Zac Goldsmith, the Conservatives’ London mayoral candidate, has said he will propose amendments to the government’s housing bill to require local authorities to build two affordable homes for every one they sell off in London. Speaking during the bill’s second reading in the Commons, the Tory MP said he supported the proposed legislation in principle, but that it needed amending ...

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Obama Takes Steps to Help Former Inmates Find Homes and Jobs

Obama Takes Steps to Help Former Inmates Find Homes and Jobs

President Obama ordered federal agencies on Monday to stop asking most prospective employees about their criminal histories at the beginning of the application process, a change long sought by activists to help reintegrate former inmates into society. During a trip to Newark, where he visited a residential drug treatment center, Mr. Obama said that America would be stronger if it ...

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Nigeria ranks 5th in cheapest luxury property market costs

Nigeria ranks 5th in emerging market’s luxury property costs

Nigeria has been ranked fifth in the cheapest luxury property market in the emerging market with a value of $967.03 million per square. In a survey conducted by Lamudi, a global property firm, Angola ranked first with $4. 513 billion per square while Ghana trailed with $1.169 billion. Tunisia and Indonesia emerged 3rd and 4th respectively with $1.000 billion and ...

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Real estate mogul, Peter Kalikow gives $10 million to Hofstra for public policy school

Real estate mogul Peter Kalikow gives $10 million to Hofstra for public policy school

Real estate mogul, Peter Kalikow has given $10 million to Hofstra to fund a school of public policy. Newsday reports that Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs will incorporate 19 academic disciplines. Graduates will earn a degree in public policy and service. The 72-year-old Kalikow graduated from Hofstra in 1965. He is a former chairman ...

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