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  1. Property - International - PORTUGAL

    Berggruen and partners betting 1 billion euros on distressed Portuguese assets

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... real estate "hit rock bottom" last year as investors watched the euro-zone crisis unfold and speculation about countries exiting the currency increased. "So far in 2013, we have ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    U.K. banks told to raise an extra £25b

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Brussels and London Bank of England orders more money set aside to cover potential losses from commercial real estate and the euro area U.K. banks told to raise an extra £25b ... estate and from the euro area, possible fines for mis-selling and stricter risk models, the Bank of England said following a report by the Financial Services Authority. The BOE didn't ...

  3. Magazines - Money

    Bargains in Emerald Isle

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... main trading partners, namely the UK, euro zone and the US. 'This is evident from the slowdown that was recorded in the second half of 2011,' says property agent Savills. ... things stand is a country house in the northern county of Donegal in the Irish republic. Sold five years ago for Euro150,000 (HK$1.45 million), it was sold by auctioneers Allsop last month ...

  4. London still calling as a safe haven for buyers

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Richard Warren property.post@scmp.com The euro zone's worsening debt crisis is a dark cloud passing over the international economy, but for London estate agents it has a silver ... in the value of the euro, he added. Britain is outside of the euro zone. These European buyers join wealthy Arabs who have been buying London homes since the Arab Spring started in January. In addition ...

  5. Ambitious project targets investors

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the euro zone and United States economic woes. The continuing Iskandar project in Johor Bahru has changed the face of an area that was once likened to a Wild West town, with significant investment ... He says the global slowdown in manufacturing, the euro-zone crisis and its effects on international currencies, and a decline in production as a consequence of Europe's debt affecting ...

  6. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Asia-Pacific's time to shine

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... opportunity, or so the saying goes. In the context of property investment, the euro zone's continuing woes seem to augur well for Asia-Pacific markets. A global research report by real estate ... economy as the biggest risk, there are more insular concerns on domestic economies in the growth cities of Kuala Lumpur, Mumbai, Ho Chi Minh City and Sydney. "Barring a collapse of the euro ...

  7. Temporary zoning rules to protect historic Po Toi

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com The historically important Po Toi Island was abruptly slapped with interim zoning rules yesterday that would freeze unauthorised development, after ... that violates land leases. The zoning plan covers Po Toi and four other, uninhabited, islands off the Stanley Peninsula: Mat Chau, Waglan Island, Beaufort Island and Sung Kong. The government gazetted ...

  8. Court order puts block on Central zoning plan

    Posted Jan 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Three key redevelopment projects in Central could be delayed after a developer won a court order yesterday that bars town planners from submitting a zoning ... in Central secured a Court of Appeal order yesterday which stops the Town Planning Board from submitting the outline zoning plan for Central to the Chief Executive Council for approval. The board ...

  9. About-turn on stream zoning angers greens

    Posted Dec 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The biologically rich stream was designated a site of special scientific interest in 2007. The Town Planning Board planned to create a 20-metre-wide buffer area on both sides of the stream and to zone it as a conservation area. But that angered the few villagers who still live there, as well as many former residents who said they planned to return when the border zone reopened. Conservation zoning would ...

  10. Buoyant outlook on returns in real estate

    Posted Feb 25th 2011, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... real estate market will continue to pick up. It said the global economic outlook had improved in the past two months. But the economic recovery was likely to be long and slow in the euro zone ...




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