Category Archives: Pacific Rim

Forest City Malaysia

[  Johor, MALAYSIA  ] Mahathir Mohamad, former prime minister of Malaysia, has blogged today with concerns about the Forest City mega development in southern Malaysia.  China’s…

Colombo Port City Development Project

[  Colombo, SRI LANKA  ] Development is proceeding at Colombo Port City, part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative.   Efforts have been underway since 2014, with…

The Lakes Resort Queensland is Rejected

[  Logan, Queensland, AUSTRALIA  ] Local voters have rejected “The Lakes,” a 1,500-unit resort development project proposed within koala habitat in Logan, Australia.  The application…

New City Proposed – Greater Springfield

[  Ipswich, Queensland, AUSTRALIA  ] A group of 40 landowners in the sugarcane area of Norwell Valley have combined their 248 properties for a proposed…

Chang Sheng Acquires Major Melbourne Site

[  Yarraville, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA  ] Beijing-based Chang Sheng has acquired a 52.4-hectare property in Melbourne’s Yarraville for $172 million.  It is Chang Shang’s first acquisition…

Shinsegae Group Opens Mega Shopping Mall

[  Hanam, Gyeonggi Province, SOUTH KOREA  ] “Starfield Hanam” is a USD $ 1.0 billion mega retail-entertainment shopping mall in Hanam, South Korea, featuring stores,…

Places | RNA Showgrounds Regeneration

[  Brisbane, Queensland, AUSTRALIA  ] The redevelopment (regeneration) of Brisbane’s RNA Showgrounds is active.  The showgrounds is in the midst of a 15-year, three phase…