Michael Cole

I cover real estate in China and the industry's global investors.

I'm the author of, a website covering China's listed real estate developers, mergers and acquisitions, and international investments by the country's property firms. During the last 11 years in China, I have served as an advisor to some of the world's largest real estate consultancies, including CBRE and Colliers International, and founded China's first online marketplace for commercial real estate, Since working with the US Department of State in Thailand in the early 1990s, I've built businesses in China, Vietnam and Thailand.

  • Eコマースとの競争激化で、中国のショッピングモールが交流の場に

    中国のネットショッピング市場は、2014年に12兆3,000億元(約237兆3390億円)にまで成長し、多くの識者が同国の従来型店舗の先行きについて悲観的な見方をしている。しかし、TaobaoやJD.comなどのEコマース企業が力強い成長を見せる一方で、中国商務省の統計では、2014年のショッピング ...