A legacy to build on

“I hope all of us could carry Mr Zuo’s belief of ‘doing the right thing even if it’s difficult’ and move forward on the long journey ahead of us in the housing transaction and services industry”


Peng Yongdeng, 41, this week took the reins at Beike (see WiC508), after the shock announcement last week of the death of its 50 year-old founder Zuo Hui from cancer. Co-founder Peng has been appointed the new chairman of the New York-listed online real estate brokerage which at one point was more valuable than leading property developer China Vanke.

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