INDUSTRIAL SECTOR HAS PLENTY TO OFFER
29th May 2004
In the United States, industrial real estate represents the largest sector of the country’s real estate – both in terms of area and value. In total, there are over 12 billion square feet (1.1 billion square metres) of space in a variety of shapes, structures, and sizes, which are used as manufacturing plants, warehouses, research and development (R&D) centres, air cargo facilities, distribution centres, etc.
ADVERTISING THAT WORKS
22nd May 2004
You can easily test how well advertisements work yourself. Next time you see a newspaper or magazine advertisement that catches your eye, read it quickly. Put it away and one hour later, see if you can remember the product that was being sold.
15th May 2004
The Chinese follow the saying ‘When no one ploughs the field, no one enters; but when one ploughs, everyone does it’.
PENANG’S PROPERTY PEARLS
08th May 2004
Taking a stroll along Penang Island’s Gurney Drive after sundown in search of a bite to eat or a bit of entertainment can be quite invigorating. Tourists and locals crowd into this district which has already established a nightlife centred around the sea-fronting promenade.
A RETURN TO CONFIDENCE
01st May 2004
After six years of declining business and plummeting revenues, companies in Asia are now celebrating a resurgence of business activities across the region. Their countries’ economies are expanding at stronger rates than ever, contributed primarily by the strengthening external demand for electronics and commodities as well as recovering domestic demand.