China expert: A roundtable discussion on China’s economy and property markets
China’s massive economy is transitioning to being consumer-led, and there have been — and will be — some growing pains along the way. Recently, Institutional Real Estate Asia Pacific senior editor Jennifer Molloy asked a number of experts on China their opinions about the country, and their responses are collected below. The roundtable discussion consists of Stanley Ching, senior managing director, head of real estate, CITIC Capital; Peter Hayes, a managing director at Pramerica Real Estate Investors, and global head of investment research; Joseph Huang, executive director and China country head, Forum Partners; Collin Lau, founder of Bei Capital Partners and former managing director, head of global real estate and head of European private equity, at China Investment Corp; Jack Rodman, a senior advisor of Crosswater Realty Advisors; Joel Rothstein, partner, Sidley Austin; and Joe Zhou, national director, head of research – China, JLL.
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