Press

A Lucky Year for Chinese Real-Estate Buyers

Some real-estate agents are reporting a positive reaction to the auspicious year of 2018.

By Nancy Matsumoto, The Wall Street Journal

Jan. 25, 2018 10:21 a.m. ET

Chinese will soon be celebrating the Year of the Dog. It could also be the Year of the Deal.

It has long been known in real-estate circles that an address or price that includes the number eight—which when spoken in Cantonese sounds like the word for “prosperity”—can make a property more popular with Chinese buyers. Now some real estate agents are reporting a reaction to the auspicious year of 2018: The number 18, when spoken out loud in Cantonese, sounds like the phrase “I want to be very wealthy,” says Kelly Xie, a Toronto-real estate agent for Century 21.

Read More

OMNI TV China Trade Mission Interview

China Trade Mission Interview by OMNI Chinese News with Peter Ng, KORE Marketing.

In this interview, Peter Ng talks about foreign real estate investment, Alberta’s Provincial Nominee Program, and the China Trade Mission organized by the Calgary Economic Development to promote investment into Calgary real estate and energy.

Read More

Calgary Herald Interview with Peter Ng

DREAM JOBS REALLY DO COME TRUE

HAPPY WORKERS ARE MORE ENGAGED AND PRODUCTIVE.

Derek Sankey, Calgary Herald
Published: Saturday, December 07, 2013

It turns out finding that exclusive dream job may be easier than you think.
A recent survey suggests a majority of men – and to a lesser extent women
– have found their “dream job.”

Read More

Calgary Sun on the China Trade Mission

China trip called Calgary business boon

BY , CALGARY SUN

FIRST POSTED: | UPDATED:

Energy and real estate companies from Calgary are heading to China to promote the city as a global energy centre.

Calgary Economic Development (CED) on Thursday announced the June 24-28 trip that will specifically focus on promoting investment opportunity in oil and gas and real estate businesses.

Read More