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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central a danger to the Hong Kong property market, Barclays Bank warns

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:52pm by Joyce Ng, Jeanny Yu and Ray Chan

    ... Occupy 'a danger to property market' "Unexpected shocks" like the planned Occupy Central protest could trigger a property market slump, leading international bank Barclays ... and a year in 2008 after the global financial crisis for prices to return to their previous levels. Louie made only a vague reference to the Occupy Central movement in his report. But he told ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAILING

    Italian brands in plea for rent cuts as protests hit sales

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 03:38am by PEGGY SITO AND SANDY LI

    ... are being urged by Italian brands to offer short-term rent cuts as foot traffic has been hit by the prolonged Occupy Central protests, according to the president of the Italian Chamber of Commerce. ... Land was trying to hear tenants' concerns. Sources said street shops in Central and Admiralty suffered a double-digit decline in sales as the Occupy Central movement blocked some roads. ...

  3. Business - Companies - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Hong Kong developers deny pro-democracy protests will dent property profits

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 01:25pm by Sandy Li

    ... hesitations" about continuing to invest in Hong Kong. "Occupy Central has been on people's minds for almost a year. When we submitted our bid for the mega project in Kwun Tong, we knew ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com State warns of economic damage caused by Occupy but investors remain bullish about city Developers deny protests will dent property profits Leading developers ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - ACQUISITIONS

    Occupy protests put commercial property negotiations on hold

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 12:21pm by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Occupy Central is already hitting the city's commercial property market with negotiations stalling, say real estate agents Protests put deals for shops ... affected by the protests, Wong said investors were concerned that Hong Kong's economic outlook could be damaged severely if the Occupy Central campaign lasted for a long time. Wong said some ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Fallout from protests puts commercial property negotiations on hold

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 04:25pm by Sandy Li

    ... that Hong Kong’s economic outlook could be damaged severely if the Occupy Central campaign lasted for a long time. Wong said some landlords had lowered their asking prices by 10 per cent to 15 per ... thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in pro-democracy Occupy Central protests that started on September 28. In Central, a 2,150 sq ft shop in Wellington Street was being offered for HK$150 ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - RESIDENTIAL

    Hong Kong street protests drag used-home sales to 33-week low

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 03:43pm by Peggy Sito

    ... with transactions plunging to a 33-week low. Just eight units were sold in the 10 estates monitored by Ricacorp Properties over the two days while six estates saw no sales. "The Occupy Central campaign ... had also put up fewer properties for sale. Thousands of protesters occupied the main roads outside the government headquarters complex in Admiralty on Sunday, and hundreds took over a section ...

  7. Property - International - INVESTMENT

    Protests may prompt more Hongkongers to seek properties abroad

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 01:43pm by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Protests boost appeal of overseas assets More and more Hongkongers will be looking for exit strategies to invest offshore if politi-cal instability in the city continues, say agents selling overseas properties. They expect t ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOME SALES

    Homebuyers unfazed by protests as over 90pc of new flats sell

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 04:52am by JING YANG, Peggy Sito, Sandy Li

    ... director of residential sales at Centaline Property. "Most of my clients feel Occupy is a short-term thing, while buying a new home is a long-term bet." Homebuyer and financial professional B. Kwan agreed. "I'm buying a flat to live in," he said. "I believe Occupy Central is only short-term and it will be resolved soon." He bought a three-bedroom flat ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - EARNINGS

    Hang Lung 'optimistic' as profit up 29pc to HK$2.48b in first half

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 02:59pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... Properties said yesterday underlying profit surged 29 per cent in the first half of the year to HK$2.48 billion. However, chairman Ronnie Chan Chichung expressed concern that the Occupy Central ... Central would have on the market. "If the Occupy Central protest happened, there would be fewer developers joining the land bidding. Developers may not be able to submit their tender ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - RENTS

    Causeway Bay loses to New York in world highest rental ranking

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 06:06am by Peggy Sito

    ... now second, had held since 2012. The period covered by the report closed as the Occupy Central protests erupted in Hong Kong, including Causeway Bay. "Several leading local retailers recorded lower holiday sales. The beginning of the Occupy Central protest in Hong Kong since the end of September has further weakened the sentiment in major core retail areas, especially ...




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