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  1. Guangdong land supply grows 12pc

    Posted May 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ..., it maintained the increase could 'properly' expand the land supply for private housing projects and stabilise housing prices. The department's announcement followed the State ... for commercial developments, a day after the central government issued tighter curbs on the housing market. The department said 4,306 hectares would be available in Guangdong this year ...

  2. Huge supply of new flats hints at deep discounts nationwide

    Posted Sep 01st 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Fears of deeper property price adjustments across the mainland have increased as the market is set to absorb a big increase in the supply of new flats. Shenzhen, which had ... (China). An inventory level of 3.8 million square metres and potential new supply of 3.3 million sq metres in the second half of this year will translate into a total supply of 7.1 million square ...

  3. Inland cities feel pinch but limited supply propping up prices

    Posted Nov 12th 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Garden and Shui On Lakeville in prime locations had maintained their price levels, supported by limited supply. This was in contrast to Hangzhou, where prices dropped 25 per cent week on week ... on confidence and job security and this would negatively affect demand for housing in the region, the report said. Mr Tsang also said he did not see any meaningful rebound in transaction price ...

  4. Shenzhen to build more low-cost homes

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... aim to increase the supply of low-cost homes and improve the system in a bid to resolve the housing problems faced by low-income earners by 2010. The remarks followed warnings from Mr Wen ... more low-cost housing. 'Resolving the citizens' affordable housing problem is our top priority,' party secretary Li Hongzhong said during a meeting of the standing committee ...

  5. Beijing switches policy to stable, long-term growth

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by its recent reiteration of plans to increase the supply of social-security housing, to actively study the adoption of a property tax this year, and to lower capital requirements for residential ... of measures to clamp down on demand and arrest any further rise in prices. Official figures from the National Development and Reform Commission show that average housing prices in cities ...

  6. Guangdong aims for more low-cost homes

    Posted Mar 08th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... than buy. Shenzhen Mayor Li Hongzhong said the municipal government would increase land supply to encourage developers to build more low-cost housing. 'But prices of luxury homes ... Minnie Chan in Beijing Guangdong will bring more land on stream to build low-cost housing but will not intervene in the high end of the property market, despite criticism from ...

  7. New homes on mainland reverse 9-month decline

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... any sharp rises in housing costs. Vice-Premier Li Keqiang, who is widely expected to become the next premier during a leadership change in the autumn, pledged yesterday to increase supply of private homes and to curb speculative purchases to stablise the housing market, the official Xinhua news agency reported. Li's remarks came amid calls to relax restrictions on the property ...

  8. Pre-sale talk fuels slump in developers

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... not forbid developers from pre-selling their projects. 'The government has to control the housing supply in order to check property prices. If developers are prohibited from selling incomplete projects, the existing supply of new housing will decrease by 90 per cent,' she said. 'Developers would need to wait three years to launch their projects', affecting their cash flow ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - FOCUS

    Hongkongers looking for a better lifestyle flock to Shenzhen

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... life." Lee also found that working-class people- including those living in public housing, those who use their life savings or whose children chip in to purchase a property on the mainland- ... humble origins. They wanted a comfortable lifestyle in an orderly environment. It's also part of the story of post-reform China. In the 1990s, when land reform first started, the housing ...

  10. News - China - CONSTRUCTION

    Shenzhen construction on hold after alert over cheap sand in concrete

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by HUIFENG HE

    ... The Shenzhen Housing and Construction Bureau called an emergency news conference yesterday and said it was conducting a blanket investigation into the city's concrete-mixing plants. So far ... and shamed four concrete-mixing plants- including one owned by Hong Kong-listed China Resources Cement Holdings. The report also accused the two largest sandpits in Shenzhen, which supply ...




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