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  1. Stretching the truth

    Posted Nov 01st 2009, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... floors of car parking space, all of which is exempt from the gross floor area of the property. The developer then sells or leases the parking spaces without paying a premium. Conservative estimates suggest that this stunt has given developers windfall profits in excess of HK$50 billion. The government should act. One sensible suggestion is that any car park above ground level should ...

  2. Developers exploit car park loophole

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a land premium. In some cases, developers are building up to nine floors of car parks that they can then sell or lease without paying land premium, a green group says. Some car park spaces are being rented out as car-sales lots. Research by the group, Green Sense, found that projects built near MTR stations also have a lot of parking space, despite government policy encouraging people ...

  3. The Link urged to clarify parking permits

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun The Link Management is being urged to provide information over waivers it needs from the Lands Department to rent car parking spaces to people other than public housing residents. The Link, which owns about 180 car parks, has been accused of failing to apply to extend the waivers, which expired two years ago. The permits, first issued in 2005, are granted ...

  4. HK$113m price tag put on Legco expansion

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... officials assured the advisers that the MTR Corp was required to keep a very low density for all above-ground rail structures. All car park spaces would be built underground, they said. The outline ... Joyce Ng Extra working space at the new government headquarters on the Tamar site, requested by lawmakers, will cost HK$113 million, the administration says. Legislators have been asked ...

  5. Cultural centre's car park with a view

    Posted Jul 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yau Chui-yan Is it a car park, concert-hall backstage or pedestrian area? There are always cars parked in the open space between the Tsim Sha Tsui bus station and the Hong Kong Cultural ... of a special-effects operator satisfied any of these criteria. It is just for convenience's sake.' He said: 'This is a bad choice, making this public open space a car park. 'The ideal use ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Apr 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The writ says the plans for the residential development have been rejected four times since 2006, as they did not include any car parking spaces or loading and unloading facilities. Policeman injured as his motorcycle and a car collide A policeman was injured when his motorcycle collided with a car around noon along Ting Kok Road near Luk Mei Tsuen in Tai Po yesterday. The accident ...

  7. Sockets for electric vehicles in car parks within a year

    Posted May 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the Japanese carmaker has pledged to allocate to the city. But the sites of the car parks and number of spaces to be equipped with power sockets have yet to be agreed between car park operators Wilson ... would depend on how quickly the city's electric car market developed. Wilson is the largest car park operator in the city, managing 140,000 spaces in more than 400 car parks. The Link runs ...

  8. HKU flats losing pricing advantage

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... on floors. The units have an internal floor area of 2,069 square feet and a car parking space. That translated into a monthly rent of HK$19 or HK$20 per square foot and included management fees ... include a car parking space and management fees. Property agents said rents at High West were no longer competitive. Roger Yip, senior district manager at Centaline Property Agency, said rents ...

  9. Public urged to use new Legco site library

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... government complex, an open space with minimum area of two hectares for public leisure, and 500 car parking spaces. The new Legco complex consists of a low block accommodating the Legco chamber, ... of a constitutional library and additional Legislative Council archives, an additional 360 metre square is needed to meet the requirements for the new facilities. To cover the rising cost for additional space ...

  10. China Resources green path is one to follow

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on energy and water efficiency, the type of material and resources used and indoor environmental quality. Windows, air conditioning and plumbing will be replaced, a rooftop garden created and car parking spaces set aside for electric and hybrid vehicles and bicycles. Some new buildings have such features, and several are being constructed with Leed certification in mind, but China ...




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