• Sunday
  • April 20, 2014
  • Last updated: 7:10am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 84180 for floor area ratio

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. New rules decree lower of two plot ratios

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... to the Buildings Department. 'Before the new guidelines, the calculation of gross floor area of adjoining sites could simply follow the plot ratio of each site and developer could submit the building ... Yvonne Liu Developers attack calculation guidelines for adjoining sites The Planning Department yesterday announced new guidelines for calculating the plot ratio of adjoining sites, ...

  2. Minister talks up new rules to limit gifts of floor area

    Posted Oct 16th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... to its gross floor area is expected to rise. According to Buildings Department figures, the efficiency ratio- dividing saleable area by gross floor area- of flats sold today has dropped ... field.' The policy aims to control the scale of developments by capping the amount of floor area that can be given to 'green features' and amenities. Facilities and features ...

  3. Business - Comment - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Wall-to-wall rules go long way to eliminating gross injustice

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li It's about time developers stopped lumping common areas into floor area calculations Wall-to-wall rules go long way to eliminating gross injustice Hong Kong touts itself ... clubhouses, electricity meter rooms and rubbish collection areas in the calculation of prices based on "gross floor area". So, what took the government so long to address this long-standing ...

  4. News - Asia - Flight MH370

    Ocean floor search for missing Flight MH370 cut short again by technical problems

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:54am by Associated Press in Perth

    ... area where the plane is believed to have sunk. The deep sea area now being searched, the Zenith Plateau, has never been mapped in detail because it is not in any country’s economic zone. However the sea floor is probably covered in “foraminiferal ooze”, a sludge formed by microscopic marine organisms, which would show up any large metallic object clearly, James Cook University ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong government considers plan to cram in more people

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 05:10am by Peggy Sito

    ... to Thomas Lam, head of research and consultancy for Greater China at property consultancy Knight Frank. Plot ratios, also known elsewhere in the world as floor area ratios or floor space ratios, are tools employed by urban planners to control development intensity. "Hong Kong's ratio is similar to that of New York's downtown district, which has a floor area ratio of between ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's new disclosure rules on flats not enough

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... sold to buyers. This is made possible because there have been no legally enforceable rules about how common areas are calculated to account for the total gross floor area. Abuse is common ... floor area for new flats. In its place, the new standard saleable area is considered more reliable under the new law because it refers to internal flat space plus balconies, that is, the actual ...

  7. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    MMG sets 10pc floor for return on acquisitions

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 09:34am by Eric Ng

    ... us". This debt guarantee from the parent means MMG can tolerate a net debt-to-equity ratio of up to 70 per cent, compared with 45 per cent at the end of last year, he said. Michelmore would ...

  8. Efficiency ratios going to the extremes

    Posted May 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng Joyce.ng@scmp.com The lack of legislation against advertising the gross floor area of new flats means the market is continuing to see extreme examples of efficiency ratios. Just ... of the project, has not included the clubhouse in the gross floor area of the flats now on sale. Also taken out of the calculation were other items usually included in the gross floor area by private ...

  9. News - Asia - Flight MH370

    Chinese scientists observe 'seismic event' on sea floor, as US points towards Indian Ocean in MH370 mystery

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 08:09am by Reuters, Staff Reporters

    ... Reuters and staff reporters A team of seismologists at one of China's top universities said they had detected a slight seismic event on the sea floor between Vietnam and Malaysia ... occurred on the sea floor at about 2.55am on March 8, some 150 kilometres off the southern tip of Vietnam. "It was a non-seismic zone, therefore judging from the time and location ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Excess all areas

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:11pm by ADELE BRUNNER

    ... with life would be an understatement. The walls are awash with striking artwork, rugs jostle for space on the floor and knick-knacks and curios cover every surface. “I’ve always lived in busy homes ... Carpets are another obsession. Khan and her husband used to buy a rug each year on their wedding anniversary but have had to stop doing so because, after 15 years, they have run out of floor ...




SCMP.com Account