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  1. Flats data demolishes housing supply fears

    Posted Nov 20th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... at improving the transparency of the supply side of the private housing market. 'We are putting up some hard figures here, including the actual number of new units under construction as well ... Chloe Lai Government figures show decline in construction but 63,000 units available The residential property market has an abundance of supply- with 15,000 completed flats still unsold, ...

  2. Land list backed, but no bidders

    Posted Aug 09th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... asking price was too high. There have been no auctions for residential sites since last October, with some surveyors suggesting that there could be a shortage of housing supply by 2007. Ricky ... in late June. And the Housing, Planning and Lands Bureau denied a Chinese-language newspaper report that the authorities were considering resuming regular land auctions. 'It is too early ...

  3. Housing chief set to announce measures to stabilise market

    Posted Jul 31st 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... New measures to stabilise the residential property market in Hong Kong could be announced today by the housing chief. Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands Michael Suen Ming-yeung is to deliver a comprehensive analysis on demand and supply statistics. His much-awaited presentation will include figures on the average annual demand for private housing, transactions in the secondary ...

  4. Minister reworks sums to show housing market is tightening

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... The supply of new flats is falling and there should be light at the end of the tunnel 'very soon', Hong Kong's housing minister said yesterday. In case that doesn't do ... - although they were still scheduled to build up to 66,000 flats along new and recently built rail lines. The Housing Authority and Housing Society also would not be adding to the supply of flats. Mr ...

  5. Home truths

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... year, accounting for 20 per cent of the total housing supply. It also said it would provide 10 million square metres of these homes by the end of 2011. Prices of the Guangzhou flats range from ... with tree-lined pavements, a man-made pond, and recreational facilities. Indeed, visitors would be hard-pressed to know that this was the first project in the mainland's subsidised housing scheme, ...

  6. Suen sees shortage of flats by 2007

    Posted Oct 16th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Announcing steps to tighten supply of new homes, the housing chief predicts just 4,000 will come on market by 2007 The housing chief yesterday announced more steps to rein in supply of new ... The secretary for housing, planning and lands said there would be no more stimulus measures, ruling out a reduction in stamp duty on property transactions. As expected, he said the freeze on land sales ...

  7. Stop interfering with the property market, say top economists

    Posted Aug 12th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... that recovery would occur naturally when the economy picked up. Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands, Michael Suen Ming-yeung, said last week that the supply of new flats was shrinking ... Leung and Lingnan University president Edward Chen Kwan-yiu believe the demand for housing will increase naturally when the economy recovers and people do not have to worry about their jobs. Mr ...

  8. Minister denies a property bubble and shortage of land

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai There was no bubble in Hong Kong's property market despite the recent boom in prices, the housing minister said yesterday. Michael Suen Ming-yeung also said there was no land supply shortage even though latest figures showed the number of flats being built was falling. The secretary for housing, planning and lands denied the government had restored a high ...

  9. Mainland giant in talks to buy HOS flats

    Posted Sep 11th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Peggy Sito

    ... no intention of selling the units to hit the housing sector in short run, the sizeable supply of units, if used for guesthouses, would deal a blow to the hotel industry.' ... Proposal could reduce heat on Housing Authority and help ease budget deficit The largest property developer on the mainland is interested in buying vacant flats in Hong Kong under the Home ...

  10. Bidders fail 3 times to trigger land auctions

    Posted Jun 16th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... but developers remain divided on whether regular auctions should be resumed. An unnamed developer failed twice to trigger an auction of the former government supplies depot in Oil Street, North Point. ... site in Mount Kellett Road had also been rejected early this month. The low-density site can hold 14 houses of 3,000 sq ft each. An attempt in March also failed. The bids failed to meet ...




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