Amazon Builds Property Empire, Quietly Buying Land Across the US

(Bloomberg) – The 193 acres just outside Round Rock, Texas, were coveted by some of the biggest developers in the US. Located a few miles north of the booming city of Austin, the raw parcel could be used for virtually anything given the state’s lenient land-use laws. So when the prominent Robinson family put the … Read more

Shanghai Unveils Fresh Policies to Support Economy Hit by Covid

The financial hub will accelerate approvals for property projects and supply new residential developments, according to a plan issued by the Shanghai municipal government. The quota for car ownership this year will be increased by 40,000, a purchase tax for some passenger vehicles will be reduced and subsidies will be given to electric car buyers. … Read more

Global Business Is Enduring a Synchronized Slowdown: Eco Week

“Russia’s war of aggression is causing global economic disruptions, impacting the security of global energy supply, food production and exports of food and agricultural commodities, as well as the functioning of global supply chains in general,” the G-7 ministers said in a communique after their gathering in Germany. .

Holcim Sells India Arm to Billionaire Adani in $ 10 Billion Deal

The Swiss company will sell its 63.1% stake in Mumbai-listed Ambuja Cements Ltd. to Adani Group in a deal valuing the business at nearly $ 10 billion, according to a statement Sunday. Adani will inherit Ambuja’s controlling stake in another publicly traded cement producer, ACC Ltd., and buy Holcim’s direct 4.5% holding in the unit, … Read more