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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    H7N9 bird flu not behind slowing Shanghai home sales, agents say

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Bird flu 'not behind slowing Shanghai sales' Home sales in Shanghai have been hit by policy measures aimed at curbing demand, not by fears of another widespread outbreak of a new strain of bird flu, property consultants said. "We don't see any panic reaction to the H7N9 influenza virus. People are very calm here," the managing ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Mainland China towers scraping the sky in a green and modern way

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:11am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... CCDI to employ the latest environmental advancements to build an Olympic-sized sports stadium of comparable scale to Beijing's national stadium, Herzog & de Meuron's Bird ... Stadium, of a design that "conservatively" cuts steel use by half compared to the Bird's Nest. Parametric design is hailed as the new age of architectural thinking. Based ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Early-bird flat buyers to get 20pc discount at new Swire development

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 01:40am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Swire makes offer to first 10 buyers of flats at new Quarry Bay development Early-bird flat buyers to get 20pc discount Swire Properties is offering a 20 per cent discount, including a stamp duty subsidy worth as much as 15 per cent of a flat's price, to the first 10 buyers of its luxury residential project, Mount Parker Residences, in Quarry ...

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

    SHKP to build on sites where Housing Society deemed project too costly

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 11:29am by Yvonne Liu

    ... disturbing migratory birds, resulting in a longer development period and higher cost. Alternatively, the developer would need to employ silent piling technology, which would also increase the cost. ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong home sellers begin to drop prices to lure buyers in depressed market

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... of fears of a bird flu outbreak and the North Korea situation. But in Shanghai, the epicentre of the latest bird flu outbreak, analysts said real estate sentiment had not been affected. Midland ...

  6. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Affordable New York office space is going fast

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

    ... economist. We need to really use our resources and some of the tools in our toolbox Alicia Glen, New York deputy mayor "The early-bird tenants have largely taken the best stock" of class ...

  7. Business - Money - ASK MELANIE

    A bird in the hand may cost you a flock

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Melanie Nutbeam

    ... Melanie Nutbeam Melanie Nutbeam, a certified financial planner based in Hong Kong, addresses common personal finance queries. Send your questions to melanie.nutbeam@hfs.com.hk A bird ... short-term gains. A bird in the hand now might be at the expense of a flock later. Having done that, if you still decide to buy in your own name, claiming exemption from the new stamp duties because ...

  8. Property - International - TOWN PLANNING

    Kwon Young Gull, who transformed Seoul, has advice for Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 03:47am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... with an interactive fountain. Pavements were redesigned to accommodate pedestrians. The concrete banks of the Han River were replaced by wetlands, boosting the waterway's population of birds and fish. ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOME SALES

    Hong Kong second-hand home sales rebound to 7-week high after new curbs

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Promenade, Heng Fa Chuen, Villa Esplanada and Metro Harbour View, had no sales last week, down from 19 estates the previous week. "As the avian flu outbreak gets more serious on the mainland ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - FOCUS

    Hongkongers looking for a better lifestyle flock to Shenzhen

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... planted within palm trees playing recordings of birds chirping, or western-style elevator music, to give a manufactured or staged authenticity. But you must remember these complexes ...




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