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  1. Office rents expected to set the pace this year

    Posted Apr 13th 2005, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... could grow at a stronger pace. Mr Tsang said luxury residential leasing would be helped by the influx of expatriates, companies' raising their staff housing budgets and limited supply. He ... demand and lack of supply, would underpin sustained rental growth. Mr Tsang said only 494,000 sqft of grade-A office space would be completed this year while supply would reach 822,000 sqft next ...

  2. Housing prices rise as railway puts town on map

    Posted Dec 21st 2004, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... A well-planned new town facing the Tolo Harbour, Ma On Shan is a predominantly residential district. There are 13 major private housing developments providing more than 15,000 flats. Ms Lau said most of the existing stock in Ma On Shan was units of about 400 to 600 sqft. 'These units are in demand, especially when new supply today mainly comprises larger-sized flats,' she said. Average ...

  3. Sales of flats rise 20pc with stimulus measures in sight

    Posted Jul 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... large supply would continue to put pressure on developers and force them to sell flats at discount prices. 'It is impossible to see a market recovery in the short term, unless ... being studied to boost the residential market. Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands Michael Suen Ming-yeung has been given the task of finding ways to put the market on track for healthy ...

  4. High-end tenants flocking to the refurbished Repulse Bay

    Posted Apr 13th 2005, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... for refurbishment, Mr Sawyer said the building's occupancy rate was now about 90 per cent. He said the luxury leasing market was positive because supply remained limited, particularly on the south side of Hong Kong Island. Residential leasing demand would increase further, in line with the improving economy, particularly from financial houses, insurance companies and brokerages, he said. ...

  5. Market tipped to weather storm

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... to the extremely limited supply of new buildings, he said. The decision by some landlords to tear down existing old buildings in the area for redevelopment, such as Crocodile House 1 and 2 projects and Luk ...

  6. Kerry's quality stock fills up

    Posted Apr 13th 2005, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... Reports by Kenneth Ko An influx of senior expats snapping up units and a supply shortage mean landlords can charge more THE LUXURY RESIDENTIAL market has witnessed a shortage in supply of leasing stock so landlords have stronger bargaining power in asking rents. While new completions are limited, Kerry Real Estate Agency senior marketing manager Lily Choi said the supply shortage ...

  7. Tenants enjoy rewarding times

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... the increase in housing budgets, tenants tend to make a quicker decision now to close a deal if they find a suitable property. Some eager tenants even take the chance to commit a lease well before they arrive in Hong Kong.' Mr Tin said he was positive about the luxury leasing prospect because of the tight supply of new projects and a small stock of properties available on the market. He ...

  8. Tenants cash in on soft market

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... of Hong Kong's leading landlords. Victor Tin Sio-un, assistant general manager of the group's leasing department, said leasing demand for luxury flats, especially for detached houses ... Sino Group had recorded stable rental income from its luxury residential portfolio, with low vacancy rates, despite the global financial crisis, he said. The Three Bays houses in Stanley ...

  9. Upgrading makes it home sweet home

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... are available at monthly rentals of HK$35,000 to HK$150,000. The current promotion offers the smallest-sized studio units, measuring 712 sqft, for HK$29,800 a month. 'To respond to reduced housing ... at certain Harbour City restaurants. Mr Holenweger said the occupancy rate at the Gateway Apartments stood at nearly 90 per cent. 'Due to the new supply of serviced apartments in the market, ...

  10. Singaporeans taken with top tier

    Posted Mar 09th 2005, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... housing units were released for sale by developers in the primary market and about 5,500 units were sold, despite a better economic performance over the same year, according to Jones Lang LaSalle. ... to increase dramatically, even though demand for such properties would be high, because there was plenty of existing and upcoming supply. However, DTZ Singapore believed the market has bottomed out ...




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