Top 100 global real estate-owning companies

Unless you have been hiding under a rock for the past two years you will have noticed the flood of Chinese money into real estate.

Chinese firms have been gradually increasing their standing in EG’s annual Global 100 – a list of the top real estate-owning firms – since the launch of the ranking in 2014. But this year they dominate, toppling long-standing leader of the ranking Brookfield Asset Management.

The new biggest real estate-owning company in the world is China’s Evergrande Real Estate. The Guangdong-based firm raced up the ranking from ninth to