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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - C-SUITE

    Hysan's Lau Siu-chuen remains optimistic despite challenges

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 05:21am by Yvonne Liu

    ... was the group's acting chief financial officer in 1999. After his spell as the group's finance head, Lau served as a management consultant at McKinsey & Co, a consumer analyst at Morgan Stanley ... to continue. With his deep experience in and knowledge of the retail industry, he has guided Hysan towards strategies aimed at coping with the changes unfolding in the market. What made you feel ...

  2. Construction costs to drop

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... of next year due to the global financial crisis, construction consultants say. In its latest quarterly industry survey, Rider Levett Bucknall, a property and construction consulting firm, reported ... week. And the downward trend is expected to continue,' he said. 'The labour market has also been less tight than before.' Sentiment in the construction industry had been dented ...

  3. Mainlanders flock to Kowloon

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... the financial crisis,' he said. Mr Kwan's industry may be one of the few businesses that could be said to have benefited from the outbreak of the financial crisis. He said his firm once ... investments. The outbreak of the global financial crisis also showed that the stock market is risky,' she said. 'Property investment is more conservative.' Mainlanders seeking to qualify ...

  4. Wen upbeat on economy; analysts wary

    Posted Apr 12th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... The difficulties faced by some industries and enterprises have begun to be relieved,' he said. Growth in the credit market remained strong as the overall banking industry stabilised. Currency liquidity was still sufficient, he said. However, Mr Wen said the mainland still faced many difficulties. 'The global financial crisis is spreading and its impact is getting deeper ...

  5. Beijing offers cash to foreign firms

    Posted Jul 08th 2009, 12:00am by Sandy Li, Yvonne Liu

    ... financial centre and shipping hub by 2020. 'Major Chinese banks are headquartered in Beijing. Companies competing in highly regulated industries may benefit from their proximity to government ... on 'Beijing Financial Street' Shanghai No profit tax for foreign institutions for the first year. Tax rebates of up to 40 per cent to MNCs, depending on their location and their industries ...

  6. Laid-off agents face bleak prospects

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... industry and went on to become the deputy sales director at Ricacorp Properties. During this period he witnessed the turmoil in the property market created by the Asian financial crisis of 1997-1998, the bursting of the dotcom bubble in 2000, and the health scare created by the severe acute respiratory syndrome outbreak in 2003. The latest crisis to hit global financial markets ...

  7. Young hopefuls join rush as agents

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... estate agents hit a record high last month. 'The property agency industry is one of the few sectors of the economy that is expanding,' said Shih Wing-ching, the chairman of Centaline ... old hands warn. 'It is difficult to survive in this industry. Only half of the new property agents are likely to survive for a year, because of the long working hours and high ...

  8. Bumpy ride ahead, warn experts

    Posted Sep 24th 2008, 12:00am by Sandy Li, Yvonne Liu

    ... Sandy Li and Yvonne Liu Industry players see homebuyers forfeiting deposits to cut losses amid correction Hong Kong homebuyers who have yet to complete purchase contracts on flats ... expect grade-A office prices in Admiralty would plunge by 44 per cent during this consolidation period. 'The current financial crisis is the worst I have ever seen- worse than the financial ...

  9. Central office rents to fall by half, says Merrill

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Cost of grade-A space forecast to drop 50pc from peak by 2010 The global financial crisis will lead to office rents in Central falling by 50 per cent by 2010 from a peak of HK$116 per sq ft in the third quarter, Merrill Lynch says. The financial management and advisory firm said the rise in office rents that began in 2004 had been brought to an end by the crisis. ...

  10. Fitch says prospects for property markets to stay gloomy this year

    Posted Jan 21st 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... will resurface once economic growth returns. It believes the market downturn will speed up industry consolidation. The rating firm said the outlook for luxury and mass markets in Hong Kong was negative, ... said a meaningful recovery was unlikely before 2010 as overseas investors needed time to recapitalise their balance sheets and financial institutions were unlikely to reinstate headcount ...




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