Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, develops residential real estate properties for middle-income consumers in China. It acquires development sites through public auctions of government land and direct negotiations. The company develops residential projects, including multi-layer apartment buildings, and sub-high-rise apartment buildings or high-rise apartment buildings, as well as auxiliary services and amenities, such as retail outlets, leisure and health facilities, kindergartens, and schools. It also develops small scale residential properties, as well as office, mixed-use, and commercial properties. In addition, the company offers property management services for its developments and other real estate-related services. Further, it sells construction material; provides landscaping engineering and management services; real estate consulting services; property decoration services; leasing management services; culture and media services; real estate brokerage; and electronic commerce. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.