|Type||Privately held company|
|Founder(s)||Mr. Yang Guoqiang|
|Headquarters||Shunde, Foshan, Guangdong, People's Republic of China|
|Area served||People's Republic of China, Malaysia|
|Key people||Chairman: Mr. Yang Guoqiang
Largest shareholder: Miss Yang Huiyan
|Website||Country Garden (Holdings) Limited|
Country Garden (Chinese: 碧桂園; Pinyin: Bìguìyuán) (SEHK: 2007) is a property development company based in Guangdong Province, China, owned by Yang Guoqiang's family (Chinese: 杨国强; Pinyin: Yáng Guóqiáng). It focuses on building high-end residential property.
Founder Yang Guoqiang built the company from scratch, having previously worked as a farmer and on construction sites.
In 2005, Yang transferred his shares in Country Garden Holdings to his daughter, Yang Huiyan. In October 2007, she was declared the richest woman in Asia by Forbes Magazine, with a net worth of $16 billion. Yang himself remains chairman and chief executive of the company.
- China's richest person is 26-year old woman: Forbes, Reuters, Oct 8, 2007.
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