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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Villages given urban look through design

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:28am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson peta.tomlinson@scmp.com Architects from University of Hong Kong establish a foundation with the goal of transforming China's poor rural areas through innovative design ... of China, two assistant professors from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) are demonstrating that it can. Through projects spanning the gamut of vital public infrastructure- schools, health centres, ...

  2. Property - International - INTERIOR DECOR

    Virtual designers offer services halfway across the world

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 03:24am by Kavita Daswani

    ... in South Korea when she undertook the design of a home in Shanghai. Her clients, teachers at the Shanghai American School, consulted her via e-mail, sending photos of the space they wanted ...

  3. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Cash-strapped US cities starting to spend again

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 03:24am by Bloomberg

    ... Green. In Washington, property-tax collections in the year that ended in September rose about 5 per cent from the year before to US$1.9 billion. The city is spending more on schools ...

  4. Property - International - INVESTMENT

    Fancy a second home abroad? So do many Chinese

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 03:18pm by Celine Sun

    ... to secondary school. "It's not too early [to buy fixed assets overseas]. Now the yuan has been depreciating, and the risk of holding assets in China is turning bigger. So the timing is right ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - C-SUITE

    Construction is developer Chun Wo’s bread and butter

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 01:56pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... The tender price for high-end residential sites also rose from HK$2,500 per square foot of gross floor area in 2009 to up to HK$4,200 per square foot today. Including the foundation work, the cost ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - URBANISATION

    Ghost towns still a risk if local officials fail to do their homework

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:38am by Langi Chiang

    ... that he has been developing since 2005 on behalf of the local government, setting a solid foundation for the building of a vibrant satellite city outside Beijing. Wang is chairman of Vast Group, ...

  7. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Affordable New York office space is going fast

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:39am by Bloomberg

    ... rents are being taken advantage of by a wide range of cost-conscious tenants, including engineers and architects, advertising, schools and health care, Studley executives said. While lower ...

  8. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Britain must build one million homes to meet shortfall, says new report

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:39am by Reuters

    ... increasing powers to determine what type of housing is built on what land, and to demand payments from developers for infrastructure, such as schools and clinics. Stewart said: "We have moved ...

  9. Property - International - CONSTRUCTION

    English new-home building up 24pc

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 05:24am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Figures show a 24pc rise on 2012, suggesting incentives to promote building are working English housing starts at highest level since 2007 Construction started on more new homes in England last year than at any point since 2007, government data shows, suggesting that rising house prices and incentives to promote home-building are having some impact on supply. Work began ...

  10. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Roll out welcome mat

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... seems to include schools/universities and other infrastructure nearby. "Also, with the strong Chinese community in Auckland, they are probably most comfortable in that location," he ... a year, are attended mostly by Chinese mainlanders who may not commit on the first visit, but are likely to do so later on. "They like our weather, the schooling system, and find our people ...




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