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  1. Homebuyers just want a fair deal

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... That would increase the housing supply to dent rampant price inflation. ... by fangnao, with protesters storming developers' sales offices, causing windows to be smashed and doors broken. Over the past decade, many mainlanders have profited by speculating on housing ...

  2. Housing prices in main cities shoot up

    Posted Apr 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... behind the high prices is simply the lack of a sufficient housing supply, while property speculation and enthusiasm for property investment are also exacerbating the supply shortage and the high ... Shi Ting Moves to rein in market have failed to stop properties soaring in first 3 months The average residential housing price in the mainland's major cities rose more than 10 per ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Affordable-housing sales poor in tier-one mainland cities

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... as they lack social facilities," he said. Last year, the supply of affordable housing reached 7.7 million square metres, with 110,000 flats in Shanghai. Alan Chiang Sheung-lai, the head ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Big-city affordable-housing sales weak Sales of government-subsidised housing in Shanghai and Beijing have been disappointing because those who qualify ...

  4. Noble House restaurant chain cooks up HK$83m recipe for IPO

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... The company last year acquired Shanghai Yin Jia Food Products, a food plant that mainly supplies Noble House's restaurants. Food is the company's major input cost, accounting for 44.1 per ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com The mainland's high-end restaurant chain Noble House (China) plans to raise up to HK$83.3 million in an initial public offering in the growth enterprise ...

  5. Property sales start to recover in Shanghai

    Posted Jun 07th 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... to lack of supply and funds moving out of stocks. 'Shanghai's new housing supply volume will be relatively small this year and next year,' said Kenny Ho, head of research for Jones ... rose 0.3 per cent while prices for second-hand housing rose 0.9 per cent, the commission said. 'In some areas where supply and demand is not balanced, we find that newly built apartment ...

  6. Housing still too dear, says mayor

    Posted Jan 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... speculation. He reiterated pledges to increase the supply of subsidised housing and make it easier for the city's residents to qualify for housing assistance. Throughout the 2 3/4-hour news ... the 'excessively high' house prices he said were harming buyers and sustainable development. In his annual news conference at the close of the municipality's people's congress, Han hailed ...

  7. Outlook rosy for Shanghai

    Posted Aug 27th 2003, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... period,'' the JP Morgan report said. The strong performance was helped by supportive measures by the government, which regulates demand and supply in the housing sector. Last week, the city government announced that it would launch 50 parcels of sites for housing development, after the granting of 38 sites last month. JP Morgan said the increase in land supply was aimed at regulating ...

  8. Shanghai home prices forecast to fall

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the market, say real estate consultancies. They point out that while would-be homebuyers are waiting for the price drop, the rising supply of new flats is adding to the downward pressure on prices ... pre-owned home prices dropped 4.2 per cent, Savills said. For the full year, the property consultancy predicts housing prices to drop in the coming months and the turnover to shrink. In July, ...

  9. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Jul 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to the revival of the Home Ownership Scheme: Richard Warfield- This is economic nonsense, even if it does take 7 years to complete the first flats, the impact on housing prices will be immediate if the government make a credible commitment to substantially increase future supply. Jamil Shah- If you walk around some housing estates in Yau Tong you see so many empty government buildings. ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Shanghai river made safe again, officials say, after flood of dead pigs

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 02:14am by Alice Yan

    ... of the Huangpu River flowing through the southwestern Songjiang district was "basically" complete. Clean water supplies had been restored in the town of Maogang, where the carcasses were first ... ramped up inspections of pork supplies and had found no sign that diseased pork had entered the city's markets, the statement said. Songjiang's district government said it had adopted ...




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