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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Industrial districts with a retailing twist

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 03:43am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Tong, Chai Wan and Kwai Chung. In Chai Wan, for example, there are now new restaurants, fashion boutiques, bookstores and galleries. Shoppers are enjoying a new experience in the district ... Yvonne Liu Low rents at new malls converted from old industrial buildings lure small shops Industrial districts with a retailing twist As a shopaholic, I am happy to get my fashion fix ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Hong Kong's historical districts, buildings at risk as profit maximized

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Redevelopment of Western Market in Sheung Wan reflects spoiling of HK's unique charm City's heritage at risk if we cater to tourists too much The 107-year-old Western Market in Sheung Wan is one of the few Edwardian buildings remaining in Hong Kong but the redevelopment of the beautiful building under the management of the Urban Renewal Authority and its ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Going underground could give shops the space they need to deal with tourism boom

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 10:07am by Sandy Li

    ... said “the government has commenced a study to identify districts with potential for developing urban underground space, with a view to increasing usable space and enhancing connectivity in the urban areas. We are preparing a pilot study covering four selected strategic districts, namely Tsim Sha Tsui West, Causeway Bay, Happy Valley and Admiralty/Wan Chai”. On Wednesday last week, ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Prices of homes near top mainland schools soar

    Posted May 12th 2014, 11:30am by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Education resources are unevenly distributed with priority often given to district residents High-priced homes sell fast as parents target school places ... in such schools. Domestic media recently reported that small homes along some narrow lanes near a busy central shopping district in Beijing were sold at prices up to 300,000 yuan (HK$377,000) per square ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Hong Kong may need to dig deep for supply of commercial space

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 01:18am by Sandy Li

    ... Causeway Bay, Happy Valley and Admiralty/Wan Chai." Many [retailers] have skipped over the city because of the lack of supply of shops for lease Last Wednesday, a paper prepared ... Sandy Li Four strategic districts have been selected for a pilot study on underground shopping centres HK may need to dig deepfor supply of commercial space Restaurants, shops, theme parks ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Bidding for luxury site may prove to be a let-down

    Posted May 05th 2014, 11:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... given the limited supply of new flats in high-end districts. Surveyors and property agents estimate the market value of the site at between HK$2.63 billion and HK$3 billion, which medium-sized ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Young homebuyers in China can't be too proud to accept parents' help

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 11:52am by Langi Chiang

    ... to buy a flat in the Oriental Manhattan in Shanghai's downtown Xujiahui district in 2001. "I found myself not having enough money, and my parents offered to pay the down payment ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - BRICKS & MORTAR

    When homebuyers get a free car

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 11:08am by Peggy Sito

    ... of The Fountainside, in Macau's prestigious Penha Hill district. The first 22 units were offered for sale 21/2 years ago. The selling price for a typical unit ranged between about 4,500 patacas and 4,700 ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Withdrawal of Tin Shui Wai tender dims market outlook

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:57am by Yvonne Liu

    ... in the area remained available for sale in future. But I think the main reason was the site's location. Property prices in Tin Shui Wai have lagged those in other districts. If sentiment remained ... will increase the demand for commercial sites. Sites in Kowloon East would probably be among their targets as the government is attempting to develop the area into a core business district. Mapletree ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Affordable homes remain a distant dream despite curbs

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 02:58am by Yvonne Liu

    ... affordable flats. The problem is likely to be exacerbated as mainland buyers and local investors return to the market. Recent sales of new projects such as The Avenue in Wan Chai, The Cullinan ...




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