Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Wisconsin Real Estate Viewpoint Blog
Wisconsin Real Estate MBAs report from MIPIM 2010:Tuesday March 16Panel: China - Expansion Rhymes with ChallengesAs fears of a real estate bubble approached in the last two years, the central government of China tightened rules for foreign investment in real estate and the increased proportion of domestic to foreign investors reflects that. There are currently three ways that foreign investors can enter the market: (1) through direct investment by establishing a real estate development subsidiary; (2) through the merger and acquisition of equity of an existing Chinese real estate developer; and (3) (most popular) through the merger and acquisition of real property developed by a Chinese real estate developer. The future of commercial real estate in China looks promising for at least the next 5 to 10 years, but the Chinese government remains the biggest determinant of how that future will roll out.For more coverage of MIPIM 2010, visit our partner CREOpoint.com.