Historic Status Offers No Protection in Beijing

The demolition of a historic house in the imperial city, once home to famous architects who championed historic preservation, is a cruel blow to conservationists.

China Sees Drop in Property Prices

Property prices in 70 Chinese cities fell in December from the previous month, marking the third straight decline after developers cut prices to boost sales amid Beijing’s campaign to cool the property market.

Beijing to Continue Property Curbs

The Beijing municipal government will continue home-purchase restrictions this year to curb speculation and reduce prices, the city’s mayor said.

China Pins Hopes on Public Housing

Beijing’s subsidized-housing push will help determine whether China can remake its real-estate sector fast enough to prevent its economy from flaming out.

China Housing Prices Fall Again

Housing prices in 100 major cities in China fell for a sixth consecutive month in February on a sequential basis, and analysts say prices could slip further as Beijing’s property tightening policy remains in place.