Ray White to Invest $100 Million in South Korean Mixed Use Project

LOCAL real estate group Ray White is reportedly considering investing $100 million in a South Korean real estate development at Gwangyang, on the less developed south-eastern coast of the country (map, right, with Gwangyang highlighted).

The move, part of a continuing low profile expansion into Asia, will see a residential and retail development developed in an area the central government is trying to encourage decentralization out of Seoul.

According to the AFR which reported the Gwangyang proposal in detail, the 2012 Expo is being held at the nearby town of Yeosu. It is in a city where most of Australia’s iron ore exports to South Korea are delivered for use at the Posco steel mill, nearby.

South Korea has long been a large commodities export market.

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Ray White Partners Gulshan Properties to Expand Into India

AUSTRALIA’s biggest residential real estate agency is expanding into India.

In a statement released today, Ray White confirmed it had formed a partnership with Indian real estate business Gulshan Properties, reportedly one of the top five real estate agencies in India and the largest provider of apartments and residential housing, in New Delhi, where it is headquartered.

“The Ray White group has expressed an interest in having a partnership in Delhi and the Gulshan Group provide a perfect platform for the growth of the Ray White business model throughout Asia,” Ray White chairman Brian White said in a statement.

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