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  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. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Business park developer sets 4b yuan floor area target

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:30am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Business park builder sets 4b yuan floor area target Wuhan-based Optics Valley Union Holding, the mainland's second-largest commercial business park developer and operator in terms of area, is to spend nearly four billion yuan (HK$4.98 billion) this year to double the amount of gross floor area completed last year. Of the capital outlay, ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    South Island Art Day aims to raise awareness of the area's cultural district

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 12:14am by Vanessa Yung

    ... Vanessa Yung Party starters Dominique Perregaux describes the South Island Cultural District as hostile several times in our conversation. It is not that he dislikes the industrial area where he relocated his Art Statements gallery in 2012 — in fact, quite the contrary. But the lack of ground floor stores and the scattered galleries are not helping to attract traffic ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - TENDER

    Shimao-led bid wins tender for hotel site in Tung Chung

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 06:06am by Peggy Sito

    ... she said, refusing to disclose the equity distribution between the two parties. The Tung Chung site, the only new plot in the land sales programme this year, has a gross area of 138,900 sq ft and a plot ratio of 4.4, giving it a maximum gross floor area of 613,500 sq ft. It was expected to fetch between HK$1.5 billion and HK$2.4 billion, and to provide an estimated 1,100 rooms. Hong Kong ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Tung Chung hotel site tender draws warm response

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 04:26am by Peggy Sito, Sandy Li

    ... Hospitality International and Tak Cheung. The site, with a gross area of 138,900 sqft, has a plot ratio of 4.4, giving it a maximum gross floor area of 613,500 sqft. It is expected to fetch between ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    HK$200,000 gone as burglars target Sai Kung area

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 03:23am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com HK$200,000 gone as burglars target Sai Kung area Two more homes have been burgled in the Tai Mong Tsai area of Sai Kung, with over HK$200,000 in cash and valuables stolen. It follows three break-ins in the same area last week, with losses of tens of thousands of dollars in each case. Yesterday, the first burglary was discovered when a 57-year-old ...




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