Introduction.-Part I.- Macro Environment.- The Evolving Market Structure of Chinese Real Estate Companies.- Navigating the Property Data Landscape in China.- China’s Economy at the Crossroads.- China’s Provinces - Addressing the Discrepancies at the Local Level.- Hong Kong: A Review of its Leasehold Land System, Real Estate Market and Related Matters.- Part II.- Judicial and Tax Framework.- Legal Framework for Real Estate Asset Classes in China and the Developments in Foreign Investment in the Real Estate Market in China.- Regulating Leasing Activities.- Real Estate Valuation in China.- Tax Framework for International Investors Accessing China Real Estate Asset Classes.- Part III.- Financing.- The Leverage Game: From Offshore to Onshore.- Housing Finance at the Crossroads – Access and Affordability in an Ageing Society.- Listing and M&A of Chinese Real Estate Enterprises.- Real Estate Private Equity Investing in China: From a Practitioner’s Perspective.- The Development of REIT Markets in Greater China.- Scenarios of Real Estate Backed Securitization and Financing in China.- Part IV.- Asset Classes.- Minding the Strategies: Analysis of a Strategic Development Model.- China’s Housing Markets.- Thoughts on China’s Medium- and Long-Term Real Estate Policies: Decentralizing, Impartial, and Legalizing Regulation.- Luxury Hotel Markets and Development.- Sustainable Buildings and Practice in China.- The Rise of Platform-Based Networks: Outlook for Real Estate Brokerage Industry in China.
Bing Wang is the Associate Professor in Practice of Real Estate and the Built Environment at Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD). She is Faculty Co-Chair for the Real Estate Management executive program, a joint program between Harvard Business School and Harvard Design School, and directs the GSD’s Advanced Management Development Program, the school’s advanced education activities for senior real estate executives. Wang obtained her doctorate and master’s degrees from Harvard University and her B.Arch. from Tsinghua University. On her industry experience, Wang worked at Lehman Brothers before founding her own real estate investment management firms, with Citigroup, Starwood Capital, Cargill, and Rockpoint as institutional shareholders. Wang acts as an investment advisor and developer for multinational companies in the USA, China, Japan, Saudi Arabia, and Singapore. She is also a design principal of her own design firm. Her publications include journal papers, book chapters, and the books The Architectural Profession of Modern China (2011), Prestige Retail Design and Development (2014), and Global Leadership in Real Estate and Design (2015). She is on the Steering Committee of Harvard China Fund, on the board of the Chinese Society of Urban Studies, and is an elected Board Director of the American Real Estate Society.
Tobias Just is the Managing and Academic Director at the IREBS Immobilienakademie and a Professor of Real Estate at the University of Regensburg (Germany). Prof. Just studied Economics in Hamburg (Germany) and Uppsala (Sweden). His doctoral dissertation was awarded the university science prize in 2001. He subsequently worked for more than ten years at Deutsche Bank Research. Prof. Just has published more than 160 papers in professional and academic journals and books and eight books on various real estate and economics topics. He is President of the German Society of Property Researchers (gif), and an editor for ZIÖ – the German Journal of Real Estate Research. In 2017, Prof. Just became a Fellow of the RICS. From 2012 to 2018 he was a member of the Executive Management Board of the German section of the Urban Land Institute.