SHANGHAI, Dec. 06, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai Real Estate Expo, hosted by VNU Exhibitions Asia, will be held at the Shanghai Exhibition Center during March 15-18, 2013, over an exhibition area of 20,000 square meters. The 7th Shanghai Overseas Property & Investment Immigration Show will be held at the same time. One of the most important real estate exhibitions in China, Shanghai Real Estate Expo gathers over 300 reputed real estate developers to showcase their real estate projects and services. With a visitor-flow of over 130,000 headcounts, the Shanghai Overseas Property Show is the best platform for exhibitors to exploit the PRC market. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121206/CN21653 ) Continued Upsurge in PRC's Overseas Property Market With the rapid growth of China's economy, overseas property and investment have become one of the essential investment focuses for Chinese. The huge potential of China's house purchasing market tallies with the business strategy of those international real estate developers who see great opportunity in the Chinese market. Shanghai Overseas Property Show offers exhibitors a comprehensive platform for project promotion and is also one of the most effective channels for them to pursue business expansion and to realize project sales in China. New Highs Expected for Shanghai Real Estate Expo 2013 The 6th Shanghai Overseas Property & Investment Immigration Show held in October 2012 was a big success. It showcased more than 200 property projects from 128 leading real estate developers in 17 countries. With a total exhibition area of nearly 4,000 square meters, it had an audience of 42,000 and achieved overall remarkable satisfactory results bringing about business opportunities worth RMB70 million. Shanghai Real Estate Expo will scale new heights in 2013. Total exhibition area is projected at more than 20,000 square meters, and the exhibition area of the Shanghai Overseas Property Show will exceed 5,000 square meters for the first time - a 43 percent increase.