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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    China lacks high-quality assets to support reits, say experts

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:02am by Langi Chiang

    ... time," John White, the Hong Kong-based managing director of global real estate fund manager Heitman, told the South China Morning Post. "Reits are good products for more developed ... to institutional investors and must be traded through the block trade system on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. It is not publicly listed. Many investors, including UBS, are starting funds in China ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Growth model for Chinese developers 'is broken', BlackRock says

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:15am by DON WEINLAND

    ... climb, is broken, BlackRock's regional head of real estate said yesterday. The fund manager's John Saunders said that could leave the door open for foreign funds to swoop in to fill ... you're left with is quite a levered system." Despite increased policy easing from the central and the local governments, the mainland's housing market has yet to show signs of recovery, ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Country Garden’s new CFO aims to halve developer’s funding cost

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 11:24am by Langi Chiang

    ... will hold 60 per cent, he said, adding that it is waiting for environmental approvals from the Malaysian government and favourable policies in the zone. The developer currently has three projects in Malaysia and one in Australia and will not rush to expand beyond these two countries any time soon. Meanwhile, Wu plans to start professional management of Country Garden's non-core assets, ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Increase in land supply helps small developers compete with big firms

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:11am by Sandy Li

    ... with more lots available in small sizes, to ensure there will be an annual supply of 20,000 private flats. Chris Hoong, the managing director of Far East Consortium International, said small ... wrestling with difficulties in increasing land supply, having already considered the controversial proposal to build a new town in northeast New Territories. Wong said the previous land sale system ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Outdated licensing law 'behind New Territories land disputes'

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 02:49am by Ernest Kao

    ... 'behind New Territories disputes' An archaic licensing system that governs at least 15,000 government sites across the city is in urgent need of review to avoid land disputes, observers say. ... Morning Post how gangster-like intruders barred him from returning to a property on a licensed Sai Kung site that he had been managing on behalf of the deceased licensee. The man's case ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Dark clouds over Hong Kong's property market as 'perfect storm' looms

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 06:10am by Sandy Li, Peggy Sito

    ... dependent on inter-generational transfer of equity, low supply and low interest rates," said Andrew Lawrence, the managing director of real estate equities research at Malaysian investment bank ... discontent. Lawrence said he expected interest rates and the exit of liquidity from the banking system would start to weigh on market sentiment in the months ahead. "In addition, given the change ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Controversial property stamp duty bill moves one step closer to passage

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 12:22pm by Amy Nip and Tanna Chong

    ... of the bill will make little difference to the market," he said. As long as the duty remains, it will put a cap on demand, he added. Louis Chan Wing-kit, managing director for residential sales ... in contrast to the system of "negative vetting", under which lawmakers vote on a tax change after it has been gazetted. Negative vetting would remain were the duty to be reduced or scrapped. ...

  8. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    Opposition to Hong Kong property stamp duty rise grows vocal

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Activist David Webb says duty flouts Basic Law as it undermines the 'previous capitalist system' Opposition to new tax grows vocal Interest groups ... no demonstrable harm to society?" he said. Article 5 of the Basic Law says that "the previous capitalist system and way of life shall remain unchanged for 50 years" and Article 11 states ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Gangs encroaching across the New Territories

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... they thought was illegally occupied" when they had no right to do so, said Leung, also the New Territories West lawmaker. Meanwhile, the issue of illegal dumping has prompted the Environmental Protection Department to set up a system for discarding construction waste on private land, in which prior consent must be sought from the landlord, and the department notified. It will be introduced ...

  10. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    Superskyscrapers once more the height of fashion

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... the Hunan-based developer Broad Group, known for making giant air-conditioning systems, has drawn up plans to build a 838-metre building, Sky City, in Changsha, capital of Hunan province. Though Sky City ... 90 days. Property experts, however, are not particularly impressed by this global high-rise competition. Richard Kirke, managing director of Colliers International Hong Kong, said: ...




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