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  1. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Occupy Central is no threat to Hongkong Land's earnings

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 05:16am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp UBS analysts' dire warnings about the protests' potential impact on Hongkong Land tell us more about the investment bank's own earnings Occupy Central is no threat to HK Land's earnings Hongkong Land to be hit hardest by Occupy Central SCMP headline, April 2   I have a sure-win idea for these Occupy Central people. Don't ever occupy ...

  2. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong logistics sector doesn't need own ministry, despite whinge by lobbyists

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 05:25am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Nor can it justify being granted big tracts of land and thousands of imported workers, as suggested in British Chamber of Commerce pitch HK logistics sector doesn't ... distribution centre"- we want our own ministry for the logistics industry and, oh yes, a whole lot of other things too. These include big chunks of land for new warehouses plus thousands of cheap ...

  3. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Reit tax machinations just much ado about nothing

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 03:06am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... then take out money when it is best left where it is? In fact, the only thing that really distinguishes a reit from the likes of a Hongkong Land is that the reit gets an official piece of paper, ...

  4. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Li Ka-shing's stake in investment property is far less than what it seems

    Posted May 13th 2014, 01:03am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... It is a very capital intensive business, often requiring multibillion-dollar payments for land with the money only to be recouped several years later from sales of completed developments ... the money for the land purchase from a bank and then finance construction from pre-sales of units in the development. He may not have to put up any of his own money at all. Of course if it all goes ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Time for the Hong Kong Club to end its embarrassment of riches

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Hong Kong Club Building reverted to the club's ownership in 2009 after the expiry of a 25-year build-operate-transfer agreement with the developer, Hongkong Land. The club's gross ...

  6. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Welfarism of corporate kind is the real problem

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:24am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... welfarism" and the sustainability of public finances among middle-class Hongkongers, who shoulder the lion's share of the city's tax burden. SCMP, February 5 You would think something ... This figure, by the way, takes into account only infrastructure spending in money terms, entirely ignoring the value of the land grants that fund much of the work. Whenever convenient, our government ...

  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Subsidies for industrial jobs a waste of money

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 01:05am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of money The Hong Kong government has noted in its population policy the need to change the mentality of Hongkongers who place academic education before vocational training. SCMP, January 3 Iam ... for wage subsidies will have to come from taxes and the burden of taxes in the end always falls heaviest on the working poor, however circuitous the route by which it comes to land ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Those village golfers really know how to play the game

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... when they sold the land to the [golf] club's owners decades ago. Last year those villagers played almost 14,000 rounds of golf on the courses, the club said. South China Morning Post, July ... were different 20 years ago when Wharf Holdings was the surprise winner of a government tender for a cable network in competition with the monopoly communications provider, Hongkong Telephone. ...



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