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Shenzhen’s tiny ‘pigeon cage’ apartments start at $130,000 for less than 80 square feet

4 weeks ago
Sky Canaves
he southern Chinese manufacturing and technology hub of Shenzhen now has the highest property prices in China, with the average home going for more than one in San Jose, California.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.