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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Hong Kong home prices stay firm on high building costs, strong demand

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 01:38am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com New private housing supply seen reaching 8-year high of 73,000, near government target Prices stay firm on high costs, strong demand High construction costs and strong demand are seen keeping property prices high although new private housing supply over the next three to four years is set to push inventory to an eight-year high, analysts say. Figures ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Policy slant towards housing 'infringing the rights of developers'

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by Yvonne Liu

    ... affect the city's housing supply. "It infringes private property rights if the authority rejects these sites suitable for commercial development to meet the government housing ... wants to increase housing supply, some sites in high-density areas such as Mong Kok with population problems are not suitable for residential development." ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - RESIDENTIAL

    New projects from Cheung Kong, SHKP to fight it out in Tseung Kwan O

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:38pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... of The Wings range between HK$13,000 and HK$17,000 per square foot. Upcoming housing supply in the area would be a major concern for buyers, because Tseung Kwan O will contribute the largest housing ... will be in Tseung Kwan O. About 17 per cent of the 12,660 flats scheduled for completion next year will be built there. The district's new housing supply has already reached 4,617 flats in two years. ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - LAND SALES

    Great Eagle's record low winning bid snags Tai Po waterfront site

    Posted May 29th 2014, 03:43am by Yvonne Liu

    ... for a residential site in Tai Po surprised the market yesterday as it became evident the government is open to settle for cheaper land prices as it seeks to increase housing supply. Mid-tier commercial ... they would have been unable to sell the site, failing to meet the target of increasing housing supply." He also believed that the offers for the site were low because there were plenty of new ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Prices rise amid tight supply of flats as sales decrease

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 02:56pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Sales down, prices up in tight market for flats Tight housing supply led to a decrease in secondary home sales in Hong Kong last week, but prices continue to rise. Data from Ricacorp Properties showed that for the week to Sunday, 166 second-hand flats were sold in the 50 largest private housing estates it monitors, the fewest in 15 weeks and down 17 ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - LAND SALES

    Different reception expected for Kai Tak, Tai Po sites

    Posted May 20th 2014, 02:53pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... for the Pak Shek Kok site, as there is plenty of new housing supply in the area." The Kai Tak site is close to the future Kai Tak MTR station. It covers an area of 82,603 square feet and could ... will be cautious in bidding, as there is plenty of new housing supply, and there are still a number of sites in the area that will be up for tender in the coming year," said Vincent Cheung Kiu-cho, ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Leung Chun-ying's housing push puts industrial sector out

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by Peggy Sito, Yvonne Liu

    ... priority of boosting housing supply had come at the expense of other land-use needs, in particular, crimping the stock of industrial land. "If all this land is changed to residential, where do ... such applications since the middle of last year, citing the need to boost home supply. Planners said that while it was legitimate for housing to be the government's top priority, the city needed ...

  8. Property bubble could reach level of 1997, analysts warn

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... housing supply would rebound to 60,000 units a year if the government launched the West Rail residential projects next year. The 12 projects could provide 30,000 flats. ... Yvonne Liu Analysts warn that Hong Kong could see a repeat of the 1997 property bubble as government figures show that the supply of new flats has dropped to a five-year low, a condition ...

  9. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    Further mortgage rate rise 'could cut home prices by 20pc in two years'

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung, Yvonne Liu, Sandy Li

    ... in the property market are aimed at leading property prices to a reasonable or predictable level," Ho said. "We saw that housing supply still failed to meet demand even after the government ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Hong Kong government, MTR to release five housing sites for sale

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:11am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Five sites to boost supply with 5,000 flats The government and MTR Corporation will release five housing sites worth HK$5.5 billion for sale between now ... of the housing shortage. We will continue to increase the land supply," Chan said. ...




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