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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Rise in land sales, and more small lots, benefit smaller developers

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 04:49am by Yvonne Liu

    ... on the acquisitions. "Previously, the government released large sites in prime locations such as Ho Man Tin and Stubbs Road in Mid-Levels East," said Donald Fan Tung, a director of Paliburg and Regal Hotels. "The land cost for one site was already more than HK$10 billion, which was out of the budget of mid-sized developers." But Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's government has ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Leung Chun-ying's housing push puts industrial sector out

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by Peggy Sito, Yvonne Liu

    ... Peggy Sito and Yvonne Liu Chief executive';s focus on building homes is making space for other uses scarce, say critics who want to a see a broader development plan Housing push puts industrial sector out The government';s bias towards housing development in planning policy has left business owners crying out for industrial space. As Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Plan to build flats on site earmarked for Science Park growth put on hold

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by FANNY FUNG

    ... phase of the park's development. The plan was quashed earlier this year, however, when the government announced it would rezone the site for residential use, as part of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's effort to build 470,000 new flats in a decade. Now the government wants to sell the land for a medium-density private residential development with 3,380 flats. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Leung Chun-ying's housing target at risk, new tack on development shows

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 02:59am by Sandy Li

    ... for the rights to develop a major residential site in Tin Shui Wai. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying had pledged to supply 20,000 new flats a year as part of a plan to tackle soaring housing inflation ... to be withdrawn again if the chief executive is keen to achieve the annual housing target." The developer declined to be identified. The government';s housing target includes the building ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Open door for mainlanders won't extend to new towns, Carrie Lam says

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... interest." Cheung, the institute's chief executive, said the visa-on-arrival scheme would "match local expertise with the huge market demand of the mainland" and bring local jobs. The idea was part of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's election manifesto "but not yet official policy", he said. Chan Kim-ching, a member of a concern group opposed to the new ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Shau Kei Wan residents fail to stop plan to build more flats

    Posted May 10th 2014, 02:59am by Olga Wong

    ... Chun-ying's pledge to address the housing shortage. This sparked opposition from more than 20 nearby residents. Opponents said in their application that the number of elderly people in Eastern ... of the government';s decision to sell the former minibus terminus, included in a development plan for subsidised flats in the 1990s, to a private developer. Zoned residential in 2004, it was awarded ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Councillors slam Development Bureau's no-show in meeting

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... and the Transport and Housing Bureau to a meeting to discuss the impact on the district of the proposal, which was announced in Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's recent policy address. But only ... District councillors said yesterday they would submit to the chief executive a letter of condemnation against the Development Bureau. The councillors' decision comes after the bureau failed ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Move jails to make way for housing, architects say

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... as the government has suggested. Their idea is part of a rare joint statement issued by six professional institutes yesterday, commenting on the chief executive';s maiden policy address. The institutes, covering architects, planners, engineers and surveyors, said they supported Leung Chun-ying's land and housing visions but warned that delivering on those ideas would require extra efforts ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    CY faces revolt over green-belt housing

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... revolt over green-belt housing Housing plans targeting the city's green belts are raising the ire of residents and, according to environmentalists, run contrary to Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's policy address early this year. Development blueprints released by the government this year include vegetated sites near existing homes, despite Leung's pledge in January that his ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Longer wait for flats on the cards amid building shortfall

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... below the average annual target of 15,000 set in Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's policy address for the five years to 2017. The authority's subsidised housing committee yesterday ... ;three-year waiting time' pledge again soon," he said. But critics were pessimistic. "The chief executive pledged to build an average of 20,000 public rental flats each year [between 2013 ...




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