Gordon Tang

Real estate acquisition lessons from Chinese tycoon Gordon Tang

Based out of Singapore and with wings and operations in China, USA, Malaysia and Singapore, Mr. Gordon Tang is a known name in real estate. He is best known as the non-executive director of SingHaiyi, although he has a controlling stake via holding company, Haiyi Holdings. His wife – Mrs. Celine Tang – serves as the Group Managing Director. Together with Mr. Neil Bush, who happens to be brother of former US president George Bush, the Tangs are expecting to take SingHaiyi group to the next level.

Since 2012, the acquisitions have been constant and most of these have been at really cheap prices and of businesses that are already running into losses. For example, SingHaiyi acquired a 204,300-sq ft office building named 5 Thomas Mellon Circle in San Francisco Bay, California, which will be now demolished and turned into a waterfront condo projects with more than 550 units. Oregon-based American Pacific International Capital (APIC), in which Tangs and Mr. Bush are partners, is managing many hotels in the US under the Haiyi brand. It’s evident that offshore developers are no longer seen as strangers, and Gordon Tang has certainly proved the same. To know more on his work, check the company website.

Chinese tycoon Gordon Tang eyes real estate in different continents!

Non-Executive Director of Singapore-listed SingHaiyi Group – Mr. Gordon Tang is known as a man to many hats. He started off with Tang Dynasty Pte Ltd in 1995, and initially, the focus was on international trade and corporate investments. Later on, he and his wife and Group Managing Director Mrs. Celine Tang partnered with Mr. Neil Bush for Oregon-based American Pacific International Capital (APIC), which now owns and manages multiple hotels. Gordon Tang is known for being a smart real estate investor. Under his leadership and capable guidance, SingHaiyi Group has acquired many properties in the US at what would people would call ‘throw away’ prices.

The Vales, which is a 500+ executive condo project in Sengkang, has been highly successful, and Tang already has his eyes on European and Australian market. The group has already built strong networks and partnerships in Asia, and with its unique access to Asian Capital, Mr. Tang and his team are likely to expand soon. In fact, the group has already gained an exposure into the Australian real estate market by gaining 9% stake in Cromwell Property Group. To know more on Gordon Tang and his work, please check the official website of SingHaiyi Group.