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  1. Thanks, but no thanks, Mr Wang

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... housing supply would come on the market just as prices begin to crumble of their own accord. The result would be a property market correction turned into another property crash. I'm not being cynical about this. It is the record of past housing interventions. Our housing problem is in any case not one of housing supply. With a few exceptions at the fringes of society, Hong Kong people ...

  2. The hills are alive

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... This explains why new records for houses are set, one after another.' Since the government started increasing land supply to catch up with the growing demand for residential units, the district has ... be built into 8,730 sq ft. There are also reports that the developers of Redhill Peninsula, Chinachem and Sino Land, are planning to sell 51 houses and 120 luxury apartment units, with an estimated ...

  3. Coastal Greenland to lift China land bank despite slump

    Posted Jul 31st 2006, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... to enhance its economies of scale because 'the mainland's housing demand has not been matched with supply'. The company raised US$60 million for land purchases earlier this month ...

  4. Private housing construction starts hit lowest in three years

    Posted Jul 21st 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... to the quarterly statistics of the Hong Kong Housing Authority. Construction starts in the second quarter were at the lowest since the government released the figures in the second quarter of 2004. Work ... Ka-fai said the drop in completed projects had had no impact on property supply and prices as a number of large-scale residential projects were scheduled for completion in the second half. ...

  5. Kuala Lumpur offers affordable luxury

    Posted May 20th 2010, 12:00am by Ajay Shamdasani

    ... as they make up the 'Golden Triangle' where Boyd believes high-quality housing is scarce but there are good international schools for expatriates. 'There is no new supply in these areas, ... increasing supply in the pipeline, they appear to be consolidating at these new lower levels,' he says. 'We half-anticipated an outbreak of fire sales in 2009, but that never happened. ...

  6. Southern comfort

    Posted Apr 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... but supply is quite limited,' says William Lau Man-wa, sales director for Island South at Midland Realty. 'So prices are going up, especially for single houses, one-lot houses and even town ... Alex Frew McMillan Two transactions on the south side of Hong Kong Island raised a lot of eyebrows last month when houses at 6 Stanley Beach Road, a China Overseas Land & Investment ...

  7. letters

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... solution. The government should cool down the property market by increasing land supply and lowering land prices. Also, there should be some readjustments in selecting people who are eligible for public housing. Citizens should live in a better environment than cubicle flats, all of which should be demolished. Lam Hiu-tung,Tsuen Wan Government Secondary School Cruise terminal a bonus ...

  8. There still must be room for safety

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... tighter checks on illegal guest houses, but embarrassingly found that a flat he owns had been converted into one by a tenant without his knowledge. For the safety of occupants, guest houses have ... groundbreaking the idea or others like it are in the future, safety has to always be put first. Our licensing and inspection regime has to be beefed up. While, finding creative ways to boost the supply ...

  9. Firms keep eyes on the future as China goes grey

    Posted May 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... domestic and foreign investors are trying to cash in by providing homes for the elderly. This growing demand is drawing companies that are keen to develop luxury housing projects that provide ... a slice of the market. Also looking to grasp the opportunity is CRSA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Life Care Services- the fifth-largest manager of housing for the aged in the United States. ...

  10. HK Island home prices hit record

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito and Paggie Leung Prices of second-hand flats on Hong Kong Island have hit a record high, bolstered by improved sentiment and limited supply. But some analysts predict the steady ... had risen. He said the average price of flats at Taikoo Shing in Quarry Bay- a popular housing estate on Hong Kong Island- had climbed to HK$10,400 per square foot at the end of March from ...




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