April 1 - New home prices of China's 100 biggest cities averaged ¥8,738/m2 in March, slightly up 0.03% from the same month a year ago, according to the China Real Estate Index System. The growth rate was much slower than the 0.93% recorded in February.
April 1 - The government of Hangzhou, Zhejiang's provincial capital, collected ¥5.35 billion from land auctions in Q1 2012, down 68% from Q1 2011, according to the local statistics bureau.
March 30 - The Shanghai government said it plans to offer 1,000ha of land plots for residential development this year, 200ha less than in 2011.
March 30 - The Beijing city government said it plans to offer 5,700ha of land plots including 1,700ha for residential development this year, down 12.3% and 33.3% respectively from the year before.
March 29 - The 48 mainland-listed developers had ¥591 billion worth of unsold properties as of the end of 2011, up 45.8% from a year earlier, according to their annual reports.
March 28 - Investment in China's properties for retail purposes grew 26% to ¥26.5 billion in 2011, according to Jones Lang LaSalle Inc (NYSE: JLL).
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