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China’s Real Estate Bubble, and Hopes for Democracy

For CBS’ 60 Minutes, Lesley Stahl visits China to investigate the “largest housing bubble in human history” and explore ghost cities, such as Ordos, Inner Mongolia, and housing and shopping developments that...

China Developer’s Lament

As part of a Forbes special on the billionaires of the world, Gady Epstein profiles real estate developer Zhang Xin, chief executive of Soho China: This is the Chinese economy in a nutshell–sellers selling a product for...

Zhang Xin and Pan Shiyi: Beijing’s It-couple

From The Times: It’s Sunday night in Beijing, and a private lift sweeps me up to the 32nd-floor penthouse of Jianwai Soho tower: the family apartment of Zhang Xin and Pan Shiyi, China’s most visible and flamboyant property...

Zha Jianying: The Turtles

The New Yorker has an article, titled the Turtles, which has no web link, about Beijing real estate tycoons Pan Shiyi and Zhang Xin. Sam Crane has an interesting post about the article on his blog Useless Tree.

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