When Probo Junio got a visa to work in Australia, he thought he had won a ticket to the good life. In 2013, the 45-year-old boilermaker left his hometown of Cebu in the Philippines, where he was getting paid about $10 a day, to work in Karratha in Western Australia for $30 an hour. Enough to support his relatives and build a new life Down Under.
Sales of "smart beta" funds, the fastest-growing segment of the exchange-traded fund market, are among the issues Wall Street's private watchdog will review in its 2015 examinations of U.S. brokerages, the regulator said on Tuesday.
Miami is readying for the 13th installment of Art Basel Miami Beach, among the world’ most important contemporary art fairs, a five-day extravaganza that has become a magnet for high-end real estate and luxury brands to align themselves with the artistic set to attract the world’s biggest spenders.
Realty brokers in battered Ferguson, Missouri, are predicting many homes could go up for sale early next year after rioting over the August police shooting of a black teenager appeared to put a chill on the number of active listings.
Struggling retailer Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD.O) said it was exploring the conversion of 200-300 stores to a real estate investment trust (REIT) and offer it to shareholders through a rights offering to raise cash.
The chance of a hard landing for China's economy is very small in spite of worries about the country's real-estate sector, the chief economist of the People's Bank of China said on Saturday.
Risanamento has announced on Wednesday that the company would sell eight of its properties in France to Chelsfield and The Olayan Group while company shareholder Luigi Zunino was offered one property, reported Reuters.
Realty Mogul, a crowdfunding startup focused on the real estate market, said its members invested $14.6 million of equity in properties worth more than $100 million, TechCrunch reported.
Political and financial upheaval in some of the world's largest emerging economies is driving a new wave of rich migrants to London's supercharged property market as a place to park their wealth, data from a leading real estate agency showed on Friday.
Nakheel said in its statement on Thursday that it was able to close sales of land plots in the Al Furjan and Jumeirah Village Triangle areas worth a collective $44.1 million or over AED162 million.
Formosa International Hotels chairman Steven Pan Si-liang is not daunted to the task of expanding the Regent Hotel brand to saturated Hong Kong and China markets, as evident in a recent interview by the South China Morning Post.
An economics expert told Minnesota Public Radio News that the Blackstone Group's strategy to acquire private homes across the US was strategic as the latter was able to dominate and capitalize opportunities in a new market segment.
China-based developer Guangzhou R&F Properties Co will be making its first acquisition abroad, paying USD 1.4 billion to the Sultan of Johor for six sites in Johor Bahru in Malaysia.
New data released by the the Office for National Statistics in London today indicated a brighter economic outlook in the UK, thanks largely to an increase in business investments and home constructions.
According to a new report by the Associated General Contractors of America, Mississippi has led the US in construction job growth third quarter of this year. Former leader Tennessee has dropped to rank number 44.