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Esther Fung

New York, NY
Retail Reporter — The Wall Street Journal

@WSJ reporter covering shopping centers, REITs. Discovering NYC. Former property reporter in China. From Singapore. email esther.fung at

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I write about retail real estate and REITs in the U.S. Prior to joining The Wall Street Journal's real estate team in New York, I was based in Shanghai where I covered China’s real estate sector for the paper.

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@estherfung — 2,868 followers, 1,333 tweets

Nov 22, 2017

The turkey outside Macy’s tells you(not so subtly) that shopping is also an American tradition.

Nov 17, 2017

Here's a look at Bruce Flatt, CEO of Brookfield. Its property subsidiary made the $14.8 bln bid for mall owner GGP. w/ @miriamgottfried

Nov 17, 2017

RT @miriamgottfried: Bruce Flatt, CEO of Canadian real estate and infrastructure giant Brookfield, wants the world to know his firm is N…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I interned at Channel i News, and the Straits Times in Singapore during college. I got to learn new things everyday and it was exhilarating.

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How is social media changing news?

It reshapes the way reporters gather information, and speeds up the reactions from consumers. It makes presenting the news more challenging.