ULI Asia Case Study: Bukchon Hanok Village, Seoul Published on June 26, 2018 in Inside ULI Seoul’s Bukchon Hanok Village is a 600-year-old traditional settlement located in the southern part of the city that was once home to the aristocratic families of Korea’s Joseon dynasty. Although many of the area’s historic hanok homes have disappeared over the centuries, rebuilding work during the 1930s ensured some 1,200 traditional homes still exist in the area.
China: Is This Time Different? Published on November 25, 2011 in Market Trends China’s real estate sector has a long track record of defying its naysayers. Land and property values have time and again faced down a raft of apocalyptic predictions as they broke one record after another. Pricing may have wobbled at times as credit dried up and speculators ran for the hills, only for sentiment to quickly reverse and lift the market to new highs. But is this time different?
Emerging Trends in Real Estate Asia Pacific 2011 – Executive Summary Published on January 13, 2011 in Capital Markets Improving economic conditions across the region brought an end to declining rents and prices in most Asia Pacific countries in 2010, with some markets (such as Japan) still groping for a bottom and others (such as China) moving so fast they are sparking talk of a bubble. Read about the regional growth expectations for Asia Pacific and about important caveats to any Asia Pacific recovery.