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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China's surprise rate cut fuels hopes for more easing

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 04:03am by Peggy Sito, Bloomberg, Reuters

    ... for more easing The mainland's surprise move to reduce interest rates for the first time in more than two years has fired up expectations of further cuts aimed at shoring up an economy ... China economist at JP Morgan Chase. "This reflects government concern about near-term growth." The People's Bank of China cut the one-year benchmark lending rate by 40 basis ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPERS

    Leveraged China developers to benefit from PBOC's interest rate cuts

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 05:01am by Peggy Sito

    ... to benefit from lower rates Property companies with high levels of onshore debt are expected to benefit from the interest rate cuts by the People's Bank of China last week. David Hong, the head of research at China Real Estate Information Corp, estimates funding costs for companies will drop about 3 per cent if their outstanding debt is aligned with the central bank's new benchmark ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Yuexiu rides bullish mood with 6.45b yuan Guangzhou land purchase

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 05:00am by Peggy Sito, CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... to the cut of 40 basis points in the one-year benchmark lending rate to 5.6 per cent. Shares in Yuexiu jumped 7 per in heavy trading cent to close at HK$1.52. China Communications Construction, ... in September, the acquisition will boost its land bank to 15.72 million sq metres. China Communications Construction said it would use the proceeds from the sale of no more than 145 million preferred ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - RENTS

    Weaker luxury sales to force down shop rents in prime districts

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 12:02pm by Peggy Sito

    ... Owners of street-level shops in prime shopping districts will feel the pain of slower luxury sales next year, with rents expected to decrease by up to double-digit percentages, according to international ratings agencies and property experts. ...

  5. 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

    ... expensive locations in 330 shopping precincts in 65 economies, shows rents in New York's Upper Fifth Avenue rose 13.3 per cent year on year to a record US$3,500 per square foot per year. Paris ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Chinese finance firms target Central offices

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 03:56am by Peggy Sito

    ... expansion plans. China Cinda expanded its office to a whole floor in AIA Central, while China Securities International leased a 13,000 sq ft space at Two Exchange Square. Mainland firms account ... expected to remain intact on the back of a moderately growing economy. ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Hong Kong faces serious shortage of industrial land for logistics use

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 12:34pm by Peggy Sito

    ... from 1.1 per cent at the end of last year. The government puts the figure at a still low 4.6 per cent. The CBRE says the industrial market is a forgotten pillar of the city’s economy The low ... largely left out of the land sales equation, describing it as a forgotten pillar of the city's economy. The CBRE report highlighted the growing relationship between the logistics and retail ...

  8. Property - International - INVESTMENT

    Chicago investment firm Heitman eyes Asia-Pacific property

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:19pm by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Heitman weighs up China entry in closer look at Asia Real estate investment management firm Heitman is roaming the Asia-Pacific in search of potential markets, including China. However, in view of slowing economic growth in the world's second-largest economy, the Chicago-based firm will take a prudent approach before making its first ...

  9. Property - International - C-SUITE

    China’s logistics sector is hot, says asset manager

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 02:46pm by Peggy Sito

    ... China and Hong Kong. Q: Do you have any acquisition targets in China? A: In light of the economic transition, structural shift, that is going on with the Chinese economy, our focus is likely ... That will create great opportunities. Q: The US economy is improving, and so is Europe. What are the global capital flows? Do you expect to see a lot of capital going into China? A: What we observe ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - LEASING

    Office rents grew fastest in Shenzhen, new SCMP-DTZ index shows

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 03:33pm by Peggy Sito

    ... of the SCMP-DTZ mainland office rental index shows. The index, issued quarterly by the South China Morning Post and property consultancy DTZ, reports office rental performance in 16 mainland cities. ... with Qianhai providing a strong stimulus for its economy. "The office market has turned more buoyant, and new developments in core business districts have witnessed strong preleasing ...




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