Case | HBS Case Collection | January 2010 (Revised December 2010)

Toward Golden Pond (A)

by Nicolas P. Retsinas, G.A. Donovan, Nancy Dai and Justin Seth Ginsburgh

Abstract

The Rong-D companies must decide whether to build a luxury senior housing development in Chengdu, China. Demographics are very encouraging for this new product type, but there are numerous cultural, market, financial, and political risks that they must assess before moving forward.

Keywords: Age Characteristics; Investment; Housing; Risk Management; Emerging Markets; Business and Government Relations; Luxury; Chengdu;

Citation:

Retsinas, Nicolas P., G.A. Donovan, Nancy Dai, and Justin Seth Ginsburgh. "Toward Golden Pond (A)." Harvard Business School Case 210-045, January 2010. (Revised December 2010.)